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Complaints Announced Against 12 Wayne Jewelers Following “Operation Going for Gold” Sting

WAYNE – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, State Office of Weights and Measures, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Wayne Police Department today announced 171 State civil complaints and 30 municipal code violations against 12 jewelers who allegedly violated the laws protecting cash-strapped consumers seeking to trade in their precious metals for money.

Plainfield Man Indicted On Sex Abuse Charges

ELIZABETH — Last week a Union County Grand Jury indicted a Plainfield man on six counts of sexual assault and criminal sexual contact after a police investigation revealed that he allegedly abused a teenage girl on a regular basis for two years, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas said.

Christie Signs Tenure Reform Bill

Governor Chris Christie signs the Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHN) Act at Von E. Mauger Middle School in Middlesex, N.J. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bipartisan tenure reform bill today, updating the oldest tenure law in the nation. The new legislation offers tools to identify effective and ineffective teachers, strengthen the supports available to help all teachers improve their craft, and, for the first time, tie the acquisition, maintenance, and loss of tenure to a teacher’s effectiveness in the classroom.