Mark it down. At 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, the U.S. Federal Reserve made a historic announcement. It signaled that the central bank was going to “preserve the size of its balance sheet.” The announcement didn’t sound all that dramatic, but don’t be fooled. In the two subsequent days, the stock market fell over 300 points, and the price of gold rose $20.
TRENTON — New Jersey’s municipal tax abatement program is pulling critical funding away from school districts and leaving taxpayers to pick up the costs, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
ROSELLE – Police are searching for a 79-year-old Roselle woman who has been missing since yesterday, authorities said.
TRENTON- Employment in New Jersey fell in July and the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent. The loss was mainly due to a decline in public sector payrolls at the federal and local government levels.
TRENTON — Police officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual summer “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.
SOUTH AMBOY – August 11, 2010 – When John T. O’Leary was sworn in as the mayor of South Amboy in 1986, the city was known for its sea of unruly bars and venues for adult entertainment that attracted people from all over.
STATE — Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $64 million since there were no grand prize winners in Saturday’s drawing.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT-tested U.S. high school graduates appear to be making slow but steady progress at becoming ready for college and career, according to ACT’s annual Condition of College and Career Readiness report for 2010, released today.
EDISON – On Tuesday, Ed Potosnak, Democratic Candidate for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, received the endorsements of three Middlesex County mayors whose towns lie within the district.
NEWARK – The former Director of Construction for P.C. Richard & Son Corporation pleaded guilty Monday to accepting $80,000 in bribes from a New Jersey-based construction company, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Aug. 10 at 1:13 p.m. – At the Union Police Department, Officer Terrance Harrison arrested Elizabeth resident Luciano Sarno, 46, for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
NEWARK –– PSE&G is recommending that its gas heating customers test their heating systems now, before the chilly weather arrives.
PERTH AMBOY — The youth participating in the Perth Amboy Performing Arts Summer Program will showcase their skills Saturday in “Perth Amboy’s Got Talent: A Theatrical Showcase.”