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Caffrey Buries Rodriguez

PERTH AMBOY — Political retribution was at the top of her agenda when Janine Walker Caffrey returned as superintendent of schools — after Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s minions reinstated her over the wishes of the duly elected Board of Education — demonstrated exactly why the anti-public education administrator is wrong on the issue of teacher tenure.

Two State Treasury Officials Sentenced On Charges Of Official Misconduct

Former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation Robert K.Thompson (Photo courtesy of NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an Assistant Deputy Director were sentenced today for accepting lavish gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

Assembly Approves Bill To Require Out-Of-State Law Enforcement To Notify NJ Officials Of Counter-Terrorism Investigations

TRENTON – In the wake of the NYPD surveillance controversy, the Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Charles Mainor (D-Hudson) and Annette Quijano (D-Union) that would require out-of-state law enforcement to properly notify law enforcement officials in New Jersey of intended counter-terrorism investigations in the state.

Movie Review: “Frankenweenie” Is A Total Tail Wagger

“Frankenweenie,” Tim Burton’s animated, stop action reimagining of the classic Mary Shelley horror tale Hollywood brought to life in 1931 is wonderfully nutty. Part parody, part paean, and delivered in era-emulative black and white, it heartily basks us in the eerie legend while taking the occasion to make a contemporary social comment or two.