State News

Court Grants Restraints Against Allegedly Bogus 9-11 Charity

NEWARK – A State Superior Court judge today granted the application submitted by Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the Division of Consumer Affairs and ordered the immediate impounding of the pickup truck that the two operators of an allegedly bogus charity used to solicit donations they claimed were for surviving family members of emergency responders who died at the World Trade Center on 9-11.

Franzini Leaving EDA

TRENTON — Caren Franzini, the highly regarded head of the state’s Economic Development Authority, announced last week she is resigning and will end her 18-year tenure as chief executive officer on Sept. 30.

NJ Scout Quits Rank

STATE – A Maplewood man is one of a growing number of former Eagle Scouts who have resigned their rank in protest of the Boy Scouts of America’s continuing opposition to homosexual scouts.