CRANFORD – Cranford School District Business Administrator (BA)/Board Secretary Robert Carfagno, has been honored by the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) with a Distinguished Service Award for his long-term, continuous exemplary service. The award was announced at the association’s annual conference.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s economy lost 12,000 jobs in July, according to preliminary estimates released today by the state Department of Labor. The Garden State’s unemployment rate rose 0.2 percentage points to 9.8 percent, 1.5 percent higher than the nations’s 8.3 percent unemployment rate.
NEWARK – On June 15, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain DREAM Act–eligible undocumented youth. Under a directive from the secretary of DHS, these youth will be given a type of temporary permission to stay in the U.S. called “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).”