CLARK—On Thursday, March 11, three members of the Rutgers Football team visited St. Agnes School. In addition to reading several books the lower grades, Tyler Thomas, Darrell Givens and Jimmy Dumont visited the middle school and signed autographs.
The name Bernard Madoff will forever be associated with investment fraud. Unfortunately, Madoff is not the only bad apple involved in handling the money of trusting investors. With the softening stock market, many fraudulent investment schemes across the country have come tumbling down like a house of cards.
SOUTH ORANGE – Bobby Gonzalez will not return as head coach of the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, school officials announced today. A national search for a replacement will begin immediately.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Alan Grayson wants to open Medicare enrollment to anyone who can pay for it.
LINDEN – Last week, Linden police arrested a pair of suspected drug dealers and seized a kilo of cocaine.
U.S. Census forms are beginning to arrive in mailboxes this week, but one in seven Americans may decide to throw them in the trash.
TRENTON – On Monday, the state Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would scrap the state Council on Affordable Housing and replace it with a market-driven approach to meeting the demand for affordable housing.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie pledged to follow “a completely new course” during his first state budget address on Tuesday afternoon. He promised a new era of fiscal discipline and lower taxes as he introduced his $28.3 billion spending plan.
WOODBRIDGE – Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, March 13, on Route 1 South in Avenel.
STATE – A New Jersey appellate court ruled today that the New Jersey secretary of state must accept a notice filed to recall U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.