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.
STATE – Track maintenance work will likely cause rush hour delays for NJ Transit passengers along the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley lines.
EDISON — An information session for those interested in a career in the allied health field will be held at Middlesex County College on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. It will be in L’Hommedieu Hall, room 205. The closest parking is in lot 6.
ELIZABETH – Trinitas Regional Medical Center has announced the following September programs:
WOODBRIDGE–The Barron Arts Center will present Tom Timko and Friends on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. as part of the “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.