State News

Holiday Party Offers Cheer For Patients & Families

NEWARK –Children with cancer, sickle cell disease and other blood disorders are not just their diagnoses; they are, first and foremost, kids. To recognize and celebrate that fact, The Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey has, for twenty years, thrown a lively and kid-friendly holiday party that also includes siblings and family members.

Metuchen Man Sentenced In Investment/Tax Fraud Scheme

NEWARK – A principal of Mid-Atlantic Trustees and Administrators (MATA) and two of the company’s employees were sentenced to prison terms or home detention on Wednesday for conspiracy to defraud the United States through the marketing of two fraudulent products designed to conceal assets from the IRS and fraudulently discharge debt, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.