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MCIA Offers Specifics on County Solar Projects — Freeholders Questions Sheriff’s Robo-Calls

The Morris County Improvement Authority held a lengthy public information and question-and-answer session last night in Morristown, providing a detailed analysis of its preliminary findings on the viability of various unbuilt solar sites in the county

Mayor Announces Community Garden

Mayor John G. Ducey is proud to announce the kickoff of a pilot program for a Community Garden in Brick. The pilot program will provide 10 raised garden beds located at the Township’s Havens Homestead (Havens Farm) property on Herbertsville Road. The garden beds are available to Township residents who do not have an area available to them for growing their own flowers, fruits and vegetables.

Morris Freeholders Approve Solar II Settlemen

The Morris County Freeholders, by a majority vote, and the Morris County Improvement Authority have agreed to a $7 million settlement of litigation connected to its Solar II renewable energy program.

Gebroe-Hammer Associates Arranges $3.77 Million Sale of Multi-Family Asset in Essex County, N.J.

Transaction activity in Essex County, N.J.’s multi-family investment market continues to accelerate, as indicated by the recent sale of a $3.77 million asset in Belleville arranged by Gebroe-Hammer Associates. The firm’s market specialist team of Vice Presidents Nicholas Nicolaou and Stephen Tragash exclusively represented the seller and identified the buyer

Lakewood Energy-Efficient Initiative and Solar Project Shines Brightly

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- It’s a win-win for everyone in Lakewood. The approximately $4,000,000 solar panel project nearing its completion didn’t cost Lakewood taxpayers a penny, but they and the Township will benefit financially from reduced electricity costs and the improved clean energy generation that will help the environment

School of Technology Offers Green Energy Technologies Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Morris County Vocational School District is offering a new Share Time program, Green Energy Technologies, for high school students.

EPA to Demolish Contaminated Building at Toxic Superfund Site in Garfield, N.J.

New York, N.Y. - August 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, Senator Robert Menendez and Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr. as she announced that the EPA will safely demolish the E.C. Electroplating building at the Garfield Superfund site in Garfield, New Jersey.

Lautenberg, Menendez Announce $34 Million for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in New...

NEWARK, NJ - January 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released $34.2 million for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in New Jersey. This federal funding is in addition to the $103 million released to New Jersey in late 2011. The program provides critical assistance to low-income families who struggle each winter to pay their energy bills.

Former Local Administrator of NJ Home Energy Assistance Program Sentenced for Stealing $9,062 from...

TRENTON - December 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that an Atlantic City man who formerly worked as a local administrator of the New Jersey Home Energy Assistance (HEA) Program was sentenced today for stealing $9,062 from the program by filing false applications to obtain benefits.

Community Investment Strategies Takes the Solar Power Plunge

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - December 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Community Investment Strategies (CIS), Inc., the developer, builder and property manager of market-rate and affordable apartment-rental communities throughout New Jersey, has adopted solar-powered energy at three of its’ apartment complexes: Rosegate, Heritage Village at Elizabeth, and Heritage Village at Manalapan. All three senior communities have been retrofitted with photovoltaic solar panels to collect energy for the buildings’ common areas.


HACKENSACK, N.J. - October 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the federal Section 1603 Grant Program set to expire at year's end, those interested in "going solar" may have a limited window to obtain the program's benefits. Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) pricing, meanwhile, has been in a free-fall, dimming one key financial benefit for others. And competitive issues continue to factor into the solar equation. It all adds up to "Crunch Time for Solar," the appropriate title for a solar energy seminar held at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack, N.J.

NJAR® Green Building Report Shows Costs and Benefits of Home Energy Efficiency Improvements

Edison, N.J. - August 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) Governmental Research Foundation (GRF) today released a report showing the economic costs and benefits associated with “green building” practices or techniques improving the energy efficiency of a home. The study, Costs and Benefits of Residential Energy Efficiency Improvements, was conducted for NJAR® GRF by the Rutgers Center for Green Building at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University


MORRISTOWN, N.J - July 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The wait is over for Morristown residents counting down the days until they can order their caffe lattes and mocha frappuccinos. Starbucks, the newest addition to the Shops on the Green, will hold a grand opening celebration on July 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come enjoy live music, free specialty coffee drinks and complimentary pastries while mingling with local dignitaries and members of the Morristown business community.


TEANECK, N.J. - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On May 19, Tony Marano, president and chief executive officer of Teaneck, N.J.-based Encelium Technologies, will serve as master of ceremonies for the U.S. Green Building Council – New Jersey’s (USGBC-NJ) 5th Annual “Building A Greener New Jersey” Awards Gala. At its signature event, USGBC-NJ will recognize leaders in sustainability and green building whose accomplishments have established best practices throughout the Garden State. Mayor of Newark Cory A. Booker will serve as the keynote speaker at the Gala, which will be held at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset., N.J., from 5:30 to 10 p.m.


HOBOKEN, N.J. - April 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- George Vallone, President of The Hoboken Brownstone Company, was recently named an Executive Officer of the New Jersey Builder’s Association (NJBA) at the 62nd annual Atlantic Builder’s Convention held earlier this month in Atlantic City


HOBOKEN, N.J. - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- George Vallone, President of The Hoboken Brownstone Company, will headline a new forum designed to provide owners of contaminated properties the opportunity to market their assets to the real estate development industry at the 2011 National Brownfields Conference April 3rd-5th in Philadelphia.


HOBOKEN, N.J. - March 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hoboken Brownstone principals Daniel Gans and George Vallone are proud sponsors of the New Jersey entry in the US Department of Education’s (DOE) biennial Solar Decathlon, a worldwide competition that challenges collegiate students from across the globe to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are affordable, highly energy-efficient, attractive, and easy to live in.

Home Remodeling Makes Perfection

February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A home and its interior are vital for maintaining a comforting and relaxing atmosphere. Home Remodeling can be a simple do it yourself job or may require the expertise of interior designers and handymen. However with the recent rise of websites such as home owners can easily purchase detailed project plans and designs from the website itself. These plans include steps and information about the items that will be required. Home remodeling can be a simple or complex task depending on the type of equipment and funding available.

Former Local Administrator of State Home Energy Assistance Program Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding...

TRENTON, NJ - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that a former local administrator of the New Jersey Home Energy Assistance (HEA) Program was sentenced to prison today for stealing from the program

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Ways and Means Democrats Question Possibility of Politically-Motivated IRS Overreach

U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and 10 Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to create restrictions on the prepayment of 2017 property taxes that are not included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).