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Ex-South Plainfield Rescue Squad Worker Admits Sex Assaults

NEW BRUNSWICK — A former South Plainfield Rescue Squad worker pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexually assaulting two males in separate incidents, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced. Ronald Sward, 47, South Plainfield pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual…

Attorney General Warns Taxpayers To Check Fine Print On “Instant Refund” Offers

NEWARK – A task force led by the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs, along with the Bergen, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset county offices of consumer affairs, last week inspected 574 tax preparation offices statewide in search of false and misleading advertising of so-called “instant,” “same day” and “24 hour” tax refunds.

Assembly Panel Clears Controversial Private School Scholarship Bill

TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.

Motorists Reminded to Stay Safe and Sober During Big Football Weekend

TRENTON – With the big game just days away, highway traffic safety and law enforcement officials are reminding motorists of the life-saving importance of staying safe and sober on the roadways during this upcoming weekend.