TRENTON – Two men have been indicted on charges of loansharking and money laundering in connection with a joint investigation into alleged extortion of money from dock workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Commissioner Ronald Goldstock of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor announced today.
STATE – January is National Blood Donor Month, and New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging the communities it serves to donate today and help to replenishment the blood supply, which is critically low after the recent blizzard caused the cancellation of many drives.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library and New Jersey Library Association are finalists for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh Project.
TRENTON – A former supervisor and two other former employees at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey training academy in Morris County were sentenced today for collecting pay and reimbursement based on false attendance, mileage and meal records, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – Light snow started falling in time for the morning commute, but New Jersey Transit was not reporting delays on most train and bus lines.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie introduced a five-year capital plan for the state’s transportation infrastructure. The plan does not include any new taxes or tax increases.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed the bipartisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” into law today.
STATE – Another snowstorm is headed to New Jersey on Friday. While it will bring only a small fraction of the snow totals of last week’s blizzard, the timing could impact your commute.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today signed legislation to permit school districts to sell advertising on school buses as a way to help offset costs.
NEWARK – Former Elizabeth Public Schools Equipment Manager Robert Firestone admitted Wednesday that he conspired to defraud the school system through fraudulent business practices for his personal gain, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.