Category: Local

Mercer parks director indicted

Kevin Bannon, former executive director of the Mercer County Park Commission, was indicted on charges that he used his official position to divert thousands of dollars that should have been paid to the county to a nonprofit he controlled, Friends…

Man convicted in Port scam

A member of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and general foreman for a Port Elizabeth terminal operator was convicted at trial yesterday for fraudulently collecting a nearly $500,000 annual salary, much of which was for work he never performed. Paul…

Trump said to be souring on son-in-law

President Donald Trump blames Jared Kushner for some of the decisions that led to special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment, according to a report in Vanity Fair. Kushner is both a senior White House adviser and Trump’s son-in-law, but the president reportedly…

How to Survive a Lawsuit

Rather like a visit to the dentist, litigation is rarely fun but sometimes an absolute necessity. From insurance claims and property rights to employment issues and malpractice, it’s all too easy to find yourself in court defending your honor or…

Union denounces Guadagno’s racist ad

The building-services union 32BJ SEIU has denounced New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno as racist for a television ad accusing her opponent of supporting “criminal illegals.” “I work hard cleaning offices and have worked full time for several years,”…