NEWARK – Merill Lynch will pay the state $4.87 million to settle an investigation into how the financial firm marketed risky investments, New Jersey officials announced today. The company also agreed to repurchase auction-rate securities (ARS) from private investors.
UNION COUNTY—Dr. Charles E. Mitchell, Sr. is running for Union County Sheriff in the June 8 Democratic primary election because he says incumbent Ralph Froehlich’s 33 years in the job is too long.
ROSELLE—The Division of Local Government Services (LGS) may impose fines on Roselle borough council members for failing to adopt a budget in accordance with state law due to the political manipulations of Council President Jamel Holley.
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? Many small businesses and tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees now qualify for a special tax credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
CLARK – April is National Car Care Month and spring fever is in the air! Drivers are anxious to get to the beach, park, or off to their vacation destination spot. We all know that cars don’t last forever and could have mechanical problems.
CRANFORD – The Theater Project, Union County College’s (UCC) Professional Theater Company, will kick off its 2010 season with a three-weekend run of Paul Grellong’s dark comedy ‘Manuscript’ opening Thursday, April 15 and running through May 2.
NEW BRUNSWICK—On Thursday, April 8, New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is rededicating their donor room with a reception open to the public.
March 29 at 10:13 a.m. – Officers Christopher O’Brien and Kenneth Rengifo investigated a burglary at St. Georges Avenue. The case remains open.
UNION – Freshman Greg Baruka (Florham Park) tossed a complete-game shutout to lead #12/19 Kean University past the College of Staten Island, 8-0, Tuesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
UNION – The Kean University men’s lacrosse team used a balanced scoring attack as they defeated visiting Castleton State College, 18-1, Tuesday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
UNION – The Kean University softball team dropped two games to #8 The College of New Jersey in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Tuesday afternoon. The Lions (17-3, 4-0 NJAC) won 10-2 and 3-1 over the Cougars (11-7, 1-3 NJAC) to remain undefeated in the conference.
NEWARK – The former president and owner of Spinal Care & Rehabilitation Center, a chiropractic clinic in Rahway, pleaded guilty today in connection with his scheme to stage automobile accidents in order to send the participants in the accidents to his clinic for purported treatment, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
[unemployment] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-three percent of America’s unemployed have been jobless for a year or longer, the highest rate since World War II, according to a study released this week by the Pew Economic Policy Group.