Nine months ago, thanks to a $5.1 million federal Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) grant, the New Jersey State Library implemented a series of steps to enable libraries throughout New Jersey to better assist our unemployed and underemployed residents and their families.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Elizabeth boy was in grave condition this morning after being shot in Linden Monday night, according to authorities.
CARTERET — Moody’s Investor Service has assigned the much-coveted A1 rating to the borough’s $4.5 million refunding bonds, as of July 18, according to Mayor Dan Reiman’s administration.
NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against two companies offering modeling and talent services and their owner, alleging, among other things, that they engaged in deceptive practices in order to entice consumers to enter into written agreements to pay for services that would purportedly assist their children in obtaining modeling and acting careers.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men were sentenced to federal prison Monday for conspiring to file thousands of false and fraudulent federal income tax returns that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
UNION COUNTY – Following 12 successful years at Nomahegan Park in Cranford, the Union County Red Ribbon Day Drug Awareness Event will be held at Oak Ridge Park in Clark this year on Saturday, Oct. 22.
ELIZABETH – A 25-year-old Union Township man has been indicted on three counts of attempted murder by a Union County Grand Jury for allegedly using a hatchet to attack two women and a neighbor who defended them in January.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the more than 7,200 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
TRENTON – In a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder, State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, the sponsor of legislation authorizing intrastate online gambling in New Jersey, reaffirmed that no federal law exists to preclude New Jersey from establishing such a program and that the federal government should not stand in the way of states choosing to exercise their rights.