Underground pipes that carry water from treatment plants to homes and businesses are more than 50 years-old in suburbs, and more than 100 years-old in cities. Those pipes crack and lead to leaking. For every four gallons of clean water that flows through a faucet, one is lost underground through broken pipes.
The APN is encouraging all state legislators and Assembly candidates to sign a pledge recognizing that poverty is a problem in New Jersey. By signing the pledge they're also saying they'll work with APN and their partners to advance solutions to combat poverty.
A new 70,000 square foot ShopRite opened in Newark, offering fresh produce and healthy food choices to residents. Additionally, the opening is providing jobs with 60 percent of its 350 workers calling Newark home.
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