STATE – Through the end of November, employees of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have earned over $90 million in overtime pay, according to data released by the agency last week.
TRENTON – The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today announced a settlement with Brig Inc., trading as Laguna Grill and Martini Bar in Brigantine and owned by Brigantine town councilman Dominic A. “Tony” Pullella, for defrauding patrons by pouring a significant amount of cheaper-grade vodka and charging them for premium spirits from May to September.
STATE — Researchers and scientists affiliated with New Jersey academic institutions, research organizations and public or private nonprofit agencies can now apply for $8 million in grants through the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey and the NJ Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse formally announced the selection of three local coalitions to replicate the “Enough Abuse” campaign throughout the state on Thursday, Dec. 8, on the steps of the State House in Trenton.
LAKEWOOD — Donald Johansen, a Toms River resident and executive director of Harrogate, a life care continuing care retirement community, was recently appointed to the secretary position for the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.
TRENTON – Three people were sentenced to state prison today for their roles in a drug ring that shipped more than 500 pounds of marijuana, worth approximately $1 million, from Arizona to New Jersey using UPS and FedEx, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
BRIDGEWATER – State and local officials gathered here today to draw attention to New Jersey’s Move Over law that requires motorists to move over if safe to do so when they approach an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road.
ELIZABETH — State Sen. Raymond Lesniak is calling for Hillary Clinton to be President Obama’s Vice Presidential running mate instead of Joe Biden, who is 69, and he will be making a television appearance this weekend to explain why.
NEWARK – A Georgia man who froze the operations of a New Jersey pharmaceutical company where he had worked by hacking into its computer network and deleting portions of it was sentenced today to 41 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Jon Corzine, a one-time wizard of the financial world, testified Thursday he doesn’t know where a billion dollars in investor funds went in the collapse of MF Global, the investment firm he ran until last month.