The continuing financial woes facing governments, institutions, families and individuals these days are causing us to reflect on whether the ways we have been doing things historically are indeed the best ways. The pressure to economize during tough financial times can often provide the impetus for outside-the-box thinking.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie accepted the recommendation of the ARC Project Executive Committee to terminate the ARC Project based on a 30-day review which confirmed the project is expected to substantially exceed its current budget.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman and Parks Commissioner Vinny Bellino announced that the borough has awarded a $2.1 million contract for construction of a pier extension at Waterfront Park to Atlantic Subsea, Inc.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD — Ed Potosnak, Democratic Candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, held a press conference Wednesday at First Light Energy in South Plainfield in support of solar technology and the broad range of high technology companies that call the region home.
TRENTON –Wells Fargo Home Mortgage has agreed to provide New Jersey consumers with nearly $67 million in loan modifications and pay the state $3.98 million to resolve allegations that companies it acquired – Wachovia Corporation, Golden West and World Savings — deceptively marketed adjustable rate mortgage loans, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced Wednesday.
Sept. 27 at 2:05 p.m. – Officer Eugene DeCarlo investigated a theft at City Hall Plaza. The case remains open.
ELIZABETH–The Benedictine Academy CSI Science contest held at the school on Saturday, Sept. 25, brought together a total of 13 teams, 11 schools, and 100 students, teachers, parents, and principals.
CLARK – An 18-year-old Clark man was arrested Tuesday as the result of a four-month joint investigation conducted by the Union County Narcotics Strike Force and Clark Police officers.
TRENTON – A dental office billing manager was sentenced to state prison Tuesday for billing insurance companies for dental procedures not rendered, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.