Category: Piscataway

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

Former School District Official Admits Stealing Half A Million Dollars From Piscataway & Hazlet Public Schools

Michelle Pumilia (Photo courtesy of NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – The former Transportation Manager/Supervisor for the Hazlet Township and Piscataway Township School Districts pleaded guilty today to stealing $565,772 from the two school districts by authorizing payments to fictitious bus companies for transportation services that were never provided to the districts, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.