Mountainside

Police Academy Seeking Alternate-Route Police Recruits

SCOTCH PLAINS — Individuals interested in becoming a New Jersey law-enforcement officer will have the opportunity to apply via the state’s Alternate Route program at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains, with applications to be accepted from Monday, Sept. 23 through Wednesday, Nov. 13, officials announced Friday.

Mountainside Man Pleads Guilty In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

CAMDEN – A property manager and a straw purchaser have admitted their roles in a scheme to defraud financial institutions as part of a multi-million mortgage fraud that used phony documents and “straw buyers” to make illegal profits on over-developed condominiums in the Wildwood area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.