Akbar Is Out

RAHWAY—Two weeks after the school board accepted his resignation effective in January, allowing him to exploit credits for time off and unused sick leave, disgraced Councilman Bobby Akbar resigned from the city’s governing body Tuesday.

Vas Pleads Not Guilty To State Charges

FREEHOLD – Assemblyman Joseph Vas appeared in Superior Court in Freehold Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of improperly billing Perth Amboy for $6,000 in medical costs and receiving $25,000 in improvements to his home from a city vendor for free during his tenure as the city’s mayor.