TRENTON – Legislation aimed at reducing teacher shortages, particularly in science and mathematics, was signed into law on Thursday.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against two North Jersey moving companies accused of enticing consumers with low cost estimates, then holding the consumers’ belongings hostage with the demand that they pay hundreds or thousands of dollars more than the originally agreed-upon prices.
STATE — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has a comfortable nine-point lead over his Republican opponent, Joe Kyrillos, in a head-to-head matchup, according to the latest poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. Forty-two percent say they’d support Menendez if the election were held today, while 33 percent would vote for Kyrillos and 24 percent remain undecided.
NEWARK — Nearly 75 percent of the customers polled in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey said they would recommend NJ Transit to a friend, relative or neighbor, up from 66 percent in the previous quarter.
NEWARK—Rocco Martino, 43, of South Orange, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in prison for making available images and videos of prepubescent children being sexually abused—sometimes violently—to others over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A Kingston, N.C., man who admitted to robbing a bank, six fast food restaurants, and a convenience store in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Middlesex Counties between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, 2011, was sentenced Tuesday to 108 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.