TRENTON – After six consecutive months of private sector job growth, the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.0 percent in March. The state’s economy shed 8,600 jobs during the month, according to estimates released today.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today that police are prepared to handle a large crowd that is expected to participate in a gun surrender program that will be held this weekend in New Brunswick.
STATE – Half of New Jersey voters believe President Barack Obama should be re-elected in November, while 40 percent say it’s time for someone new in the Oval Office, according to a new Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll. Those numbers are up from 47 percent in February and 46 percent in October.
ATLANTIC CITY – Beginning this Saturday, April 21, fugitives hiding from the law have the opportunity to surrender safely at a neutral location in Atlantic City, take responsibility for their crimes and receive favorable consideration from the court.
Dr. Halberstoddter, my favorite professor and mentor back at Olde Ivy Film Criticism College, would roll over in his grave if he read my review of the Brothers Farrelly’s “The Three Stooges.” I liked it. Not in the Facebook sense. But in the way we really liked Sally Field when she won the Oscar. Yep, he’d roll over in his grave… if he were dead.
PLAINFIELD — A 14-year-old Plainfield resident was charged earlier today with the murder of a city man that occurred on Tuesday evening, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, and the New Jersey Department of the Treasury today are warning consumers about fake checks, which are highly detailed and realistic, and purport to be cashier’s checks for $3,800, issued by the New Jersey State Treasury.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz for the first time will host the 2012 National Days of Remembrance in the City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m., to follow the flag raising held by the local Jewish Community at 4 p.m. at the City Hall Circle.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury sitting in Middlesex County has indicted two corrections officers on charges of falsifying departmental records, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.