Corzine Cabinet Urged To “Stretch” Truth?

STATE—As New Jersey’s jobless rate climbed to 32-year high of 9.8 percent in September, Gov. Jon Corzine’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Mark Matzen, sent an e-mail to cabinet members asking them to stage events that boast about job creation, even if they had to “be creative” to do it.

Less News Is Bad News

STATE—New Jersey faces a growing crisis in coverage of news and public affairs, according to a New Jersey Policy Perspective report, ‘Less News is Bad News: The Media Crisis and New Jersey’s News Deficit.’

Avans Strikes Twice To Tie, But Pioneers Edge NJCU, 3-2

WAYNE—Sophomore striker WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic) chalked up two goals in a span of 4:12 early in the second half to force a 2-2 tie before William Paterson University got the game-winner in the 75th minute and defeated New Jersey City University, 3-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s soccer game on Wednesday night at Pioneer Soccer Park.