TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to increase New Jersey’s hourly minimum wage to $8.50 and require the rate to then be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index was released Thursday by the Assembly Labor Committee by a vote of 6-2-1.
ELIZABETH — Three teenagers were arrested and charged late yesterday for their alleged role in the homicide of a Roselle teenager that occurred earlier this week, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD — Authorities are actively investigating an early-morning South Plainfield house fire in which five people died, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief James Parker of the South Plainfield Police Department announced.
Alternating from unintelligible to amateurishly surreal, the Marvel Comics-based “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” causes me to speculate that this is the outcome when those 100 monkeys put in a room with 100 typewriters fail to write the Great American Novel. Expecting the guilty thrills of junk food cinema, I was fed Third World prison leftovers.
TRENTON – The state has won a $469,500 trial decision against two corporate defendants and two individuals accused in a lawsuit of defrauding financially struggling homeowners through a variety of deceptive mortgage foreclosure “rescue” practices, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
NEWARK – Four members of a large-scale and sophisticated identity theft scheme have been sentenced to prison terms for their respective roles in the fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Eight people accused of being involved in a scheme to steal personal checks from the U.S. mail and fraudulently endorse and deposit them into their personal bank accounts were charged Wednesday morning in connection with their alleged roles in the bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
If you make eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement, you may be eligible for a tax credit, depending on your age and income.
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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – As of 4 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, Middlesex Water Company issued a boil water advisory for residents of Fords, Avenel, Woodbridge Proper sections of Woodbridge Township and the Clara Barton section of Edison Township due to a broken 16-inch water main on Route 35 which caused service interruptions and loss of water pressure.