STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.
NEWARK — Nathaniel Barreto of Newark admitted to being “the Black Stocking Robber” and Juan Perez of Clifton the wheelman in a string of bank holdups in Paramus, Boonton and elsewhere from North to Central Jersey that ended when they were tracked down following an armed robbery Tuesday, Jerry DeMarco reports at CliffviewPilot.com.
TRENTON – National spotlight on a report documenting the financial strain of child care underscores the experience of many New Jersey families struggling to meet the cost of care.
HAMILTON – Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and even day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle this can mean added distractions for the driver.
WOODBRIDGE–The Barron Arts Center will present Tom Timko and Friends on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. as part of the “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
FLORHAM PARK–In a few weeks, the lazy days of summer will end and a new school year will begin. Back-to-school season means increased child pedestrian activity and traffic congestion in and around neighborhoods and school zones.
TRENTON — New Jersey’s municipal tax abatement program is pulling critical funding away from school districts and leaving taxpayers to pick up the costs, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
ROSELLE – Police are searching for a 79-year-old Roselle woman who has been missing since yesterday, authorities said.
TRENTON- Employment in New Jersey fell in July and the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent. The loss was mainly due to a decline in public sector payrolls at the federal and local government levels.
TRENTON — Police officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual summer “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.