Mayors May Not Avoid Prison

STATE—Federal prosecutors decided to drop charges that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James abused city credit cards, saying that a second federal conviction wouldn’t add any more prison time to his pending sentence on fraud charges. This half of the indictment…

Bogus Job Claims Exposed

ELIZABETH—While the administration of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage often boasts about economic initiatives that have garnered investment worth billions of dollars and millions in municipal revenue, the federal agency that monitors employment reports that no more city residents are working…

Stamp Prices Climb

The cost of mailing a letter went up a penny to 42 cents on Monday, the latest in what are expected to be annual price adjustments by the Postal Service. A new law regulating the post office makes it easier…

St. John Students Sing

CLARK—Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently presented its spring concert featuring Schola, the school choir, and members of the sixth, seventh and eighth grade general music classes, under the direction of Tom Pedas, music director at the school…