Bank robber sentenced

STATE – A man who admitted using a note to rob the Valley National Bank in Clifton was sentenced today to 55 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Wayne Winner, 50, of Nutley, pleaded guilty on April…

…jazzville skyline: taken to the limit…

Content preview: …jazzville skyline… by rocky-o “…taken to the limit…” They’ve been called everything from pop to country to southern rock…and they have the hits to back up all three genres… [...] Content analysis details: (-2.0 points, 5.0 required) pts…

Wage Inequality: A Story of Policy Choices

By Heidi Shierholz, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt Originally posted in New Labor Forum, first published on August 4, 2014. EPI’s President Lawrence Mishel and economist Heidi Shierholz and John Schmitt from the Center for Economic and Policy Research have published a new…

Banned books film series starts August 18

The Springfield Free Public Library Lunchtime Film Series presents the first film in its “Banned Books Week” series on Monday, August 18 at 1 pm. Banned Books Week is a national event celebrating the importance of reading and the freedom…

Assembly approves bail reform measures

STATE  – By a vote of 53-7-9, the General Assembly on Monday granted final legislative approval to legislation that will allow voters to overhaul the criminal justice process by changing the bail system. The legislation has already passed in the State Senate…