TRENTON – Former Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas was sentenced to eight years in prison on state corruption charges filed by the Attorney General’s Office. Earlier this week, Vas was sentenced to 6 ½ years on federal charges.
STATE – With fuel costs still on the rise, Sen. Robert Menendez again called upon President Barack Obama to release 50 million gallons of oil from the nation’s strategic petroleum reserves.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than four in 10 offenders return to state prison within three years of their release, according to a study released this week by the Pew Center on the States.
TRENTON– Fifty-six new districts will take part in the Interdistrict Public School Choice program in the 2011-2012 school year, increasing and improving educational opportunities for children and families, Acting Education Commissioner Chris Cerf announced Thursday.
Filmgoers respectful of the first “Arthur,” starring the late, great Dudley Moore, needn’t be afraid to laugh lest they commit sacrilege whence seeing this shiny new remake featuring Russell Brand as the title billionaire-dipsomaniac.
I never thought of myself as a calm person. Given my family tree, I am convinced that it is not even genetically possible for me to be calm. Yet, many people who know me would be surprised to hear this.
In the news recently, there were reports about the illustrious Mr. Bob Dylan having trouble on his current tour through Asia…
I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for anything, but I must admit that when my wife and I started planning our family, we had no idea how expensive it would be.
Family Movie • April 15 at 3 p.m. — The Children’s Department of the Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will show Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2. Light refreshments. Info: 1-732-541-3830.
STATE – Less than a quarter of New Jersey voters want Gov. Chris Christie to run for president in 2012, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll released today.