Regulators Close Lesniak’s Bank

ELIZABETH—First BankAmericano, which was founded 12 years ago by state Sen. Raymond Lesniak to take advantage of a demand for financial services among the Hispanic community, has been shut down by state and federal regulators.

We’ve had enough

Even given New Jersey’s own shameful political culture, the arrest of 44 individuals on corruption charges recently is not only saddening, but it’s a national embarrassment that should make everyone in New Jersey angry.

Rahway Plans Senior Picnic

RAHWAY — The Rahway Department of Community Services, Division of Senior Services will sponsor the annual Rahway Senior Citizen’s picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hart Street Park picnic grounds.