(SPM Wire) With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. Adding insult to injury, many scammers are now taking advantage of this opportunity to prey on these job seekers, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
STATE — A federal jury convicted former Assemblyman and Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas of charges of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities. A federal jury in Newark reached its verdict Friday, Oct. 8, after deliberating for…
TRENTON – Have you ever made a “quick” call or sent a text message while driving, thinking “it will only take a minute so I’ll be safe?” Or maybe you were running late and drove faster than the posted speed limit or passed someone on the right since they were “going too slow anyway?”
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced a revised policy governing the use of stun guns by law enforcement officers in New Jersey on Thursday, which was developed in consultation with the law enforcement community.
Among the many ‘titles’ bestowed on me by family members over the years, are “Best Italian Sauce Maker”, “#1 Wife” and “World’s Greatest Mom”. I know at least this last one is true because I have a tee shirt to prove it. When I taught dance a few years ago, I was given a trophy that said “Outstanding Performer and Choreographer”.
Italian-America Feast • Oct. 8, 9 & 10 – Clark UNICO will hold their 4th annual Italian-American Feast at the Clark Municipal Building on Westfield Ave. For info or to volunteer, call Ralph Bernardo at 1-908-337-7773.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Keeping true to the promise that law enforcement will never forget the fallen, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow invites members of the public to attend a ceremony this month that will honor those officers who were killed in the line of duty.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie accepted the recommendation of the ARC Project Executive Committee to terminate the ARC Project based on a 30-day review which confirmed the project is expected to substantially exceed its current budget.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman and Parks Commissioner Vinny Bellino announced that the borough has awarded a $2.1 million contract for construction of a pier extension at Waterfront Park to Atlantic Subsea, Inc.
TRENTON –Wells Fargo Home Mortgage has agreed to provide New Jersey consumers with nearly $67 million in loan modifications and pay the state $3.98 million to resolve allegations that companies it acquired – Wachovia Corporation, Golden West and World Savings — deceptively marketed adjustable rate mortgage loans, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced Wednesday.