NEW BRUNSWICK — A corrections officer at East Jersey State Prison has been sentenced to serve a three-year prison term for supplying cell phones to an inmate, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE — New Jersey employment contracted marginally in June while the state’s unemployment rate continued to trend lower from the recessionary high reached in December 2009. The state’s unemployment rate edged down by 0.1 percentage point in June to 9.6 percent, just above the national rate of 9.5 percent.
TRENTON – Noting data that shows New Jersey led the nation in new unemployment claims at the end of June, Senate Budget and Appropriations Chairman Paul Sarlo said the figures show that the administration’s fiscal policies are not stimulating the economy or creating new jobs.
WOODBRIDGE — The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health of a positive case of rabies in a raccoon trapped in Avenel.
July 10 at 1:08 a.m. – Police responded to a report of armed men at the 300 block of McCandless Street. The suspects attempted to flee police, but stopped when ordered at gunpoint.
EDISON — Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) joined with Edison’s Mayor Antonia Ricigliano to mark the start of construction of the Silver Lake Solar Farm last week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Did you know that your summer day care expenses may qualify for an income tax credit? Many parents who work or are looking for work must arrange for care of their children under 13 years of age during the school vacation. Those expenses may help you get a credit on next year’s tax return.
ROSELAND – Is it best to buy or rent a home?
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.