NEWARK—A federal grand jury indicted Nevin Shapiro, former owner and chief executive officer of Capitol Investments USA Inc. (Capitol), Wednesday for allegedly overseeing a $880 million Ponzi scheme linked to his purported wholesale grocery distribution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
It’s that time of the year again, right around the Fourth of July and I’m really, really just beginning to get my life back again. No students to see, no parents to placate, no phone calls marked ‘urgent’ and no crises du jour to contend with. Now, it’s just the glorious summer and me! I had forgotten how good life could be when there is no alarm clock to set.
RAHWAY — The line-up for the Rahway Mayor’s Summer Concert Series has been announced. Concerts will be on Thursday nights, starting on Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. on Main Street behind the Union County Performing Arts Center.
Did you know that there are new rules governing the fees and penalties that credit card companies can charge you?
[predators-movie-poster] By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic
There is something awful yet probably necessary about a female praying mantis eating its mate. Just as horrible but bereft of any biological or social rationale is director Nimród Antal’s “Predators.”
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Tired of serving the same old burger, dog and sides? Inject fresh life into your barbecue repertoire. While most agree a perfectly char-grilled burger is barbecue nirvana, it’s good to shake things up by adding novel ideas to the menu rotation. We expect it from favorite restaurants, so why not at home?
Singles • July 17 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/sneakers. Admission: $15. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today that his office will file a motion with a Family Court judge seeking a waiver to try five teens charged with the murder of Dr. Divyendu Sinha as adults.
STATE – New Jersey initial unemployment claims increased by 6,167 for the week ending July 3, according to data released by the federal Department of Labor today.
FROM CLIFFVIEW PILOT: The letters began hitting mailboxes late last week. For 967 recipients in New Jersey, the contents hurt: Facing its smallest budget in five years, the state changed eligibility requirements for those covered by its AIDS Drug Distribution Program, which pays for thousands of dollars in medications for low-to-middle-income, underinsured people who are HIV-positive.