Tag Archives: New Jersey

LIHEAP Deadline: May 31, 2017

The deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is May 31, 2017. Applications with a May 31 postmark will be accepted. Applicants who had previously been denied may wish to reapply if their circumstances have … Continue reading

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Newark, New Jersey Seeking Chief Sustainability Officer

The following post appears on a City of Newark, New Jersey government website. Job Posting: Seeking Chief Sustainability Officer The City of Newark is recruiting a Chief Sustainability Officer who will work closely with an interdepartmental Sustainability Team drawn from … Continue reading

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Updated 2016 LIHEAP and USF Income Guidelines

The state of New Jersey has released income guidelines for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Universal Service Fund (USF) program. As has been the custom for almost twenty years, information on these and other energy … Continue reading

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Emily’s Restaurant – An Eatery in Elizabeth, New Jersey Worth Visiting

It’s rare that I write about food but if you know me it’s a big part of my weekly budget and something I enjoy a lot. A number of months ago a local restaurant catered a lunch at work. Everyone … Continue reading

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New Jersey Extends LIHEAP Deadline to May 28, 2010

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs announced last week that the deadline for applying for benefits under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended to Friday, May 28, 2010. This allows families, burdened by outstanding … Continue reading

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Earned Income Tax Credit & Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites

Tax season is upon us and free tax sites, VITA sites, have opened their doors. This year several tax credits have been expanded to help put as much as $6,000 in the pockets of low-income working families. In particular, the … Continue reading

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33,000 New Jerseyans Losing Unemployment in Need of Help

In the past week news articles have reported that nearly 33,000 New Jersey workers are exhausting their extended unemployment benefits. Although we are also hearing about a few positive economic indicators, one of the last one’s to improve is the … Continue reading

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