PERTH AMBOY — The Royal Garden Club By The Bay announced the winners of the 2010 Perth Amboy Beautification Awards for non-residential properties.
LAKEWOOD – The Grasshoppers scored three runs in the tenth inning Thursday night to beat the BlueClaws 8-5, dropping Lakewood to 13-8 in extra inning games this season.
MIDLAND, Mich. – Thomas O’Neil of Linden has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring term at Northwood University in Midland, Mich.
NEWARK – Aaron Herr belted a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning and added a solo shot in the eighth as Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Newark Bears 8-2 Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Newark secured a series victory by taking the first two games.
LAKEWOOD – Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard will rehab with the BlueClaws on Friday at FirstEnergy Park and the team will retire his #29 in a pre-game ceremony presented by Smart Carpet and Flooring.
STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.
NEWARK — Nathaniel Barreto of Newark admitted to being “the Black Stocking Robber” and Juan Perez of Clifton the wheelman in a string of bank holdups in Paramus, Boonton and elsewhere from North to Central Jersey that ended when they were tracked down following an armed robbery Tuesday, Jerry DeMarco reports at CliffviewPilot.com.
TRENTON – National spotlight on a report documenting the financial strain of child care underscores the experience of many New Jersey families struggling to meet the cost of care.
NEWARK – Four former employees of Comstock Images, Inc. – including heads of the company’s financial and information technology departments – were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in a conspiracy to embezzle approximately $900,000 from their employer, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – A Union resident was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for tax evasion on Wednesday by a federal district court judge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey will receive $39.6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to help create an interoperable wireless public safety broadband network to improve how first responders communicate during a police, fire or other emergency situation.
NEWARK – A South River tax preparer pleaded guilty Tuesday to knowingly preparing fraudulent tax returns in order to defraud the Internal Revenue Service of owed taxes, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
HAMILTON – Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and even day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle this can mean added distractions for the driver.