States Debate Regulating Digital Currency

by Adrienne Lu/Stateline News Service © ADRIENNE LU/Stateline Giuseppe Lanzone talks with a customer at his Peruvian Brothers food truck, which accepts bitcoin for payment. Giuseppe and his brother Mario operate two food trucks in Washington, D.C. About a dozen…

How ‘identity proofing’ saved N.J. millions

by Jake Grovum, Pew/Stateline Staff Writer Just days after Harold Wirths took office as New Jersey’s labor and workforce development chief in 2010, authorities uncovered a fraud case involving millions in improper unemployment insurance payments that even had a link…

Sperry Observatory illuminates the night sky

The general public is invited to visit the Sperry Observatory and attend the illustrated talk and enjoy views of the night sky. Admission and parking are free, however, donations are gratefully accepted.Individuals need not make reservations, however, groups should schedule…

Court website among the nation’s top ten

The New Jersey’s judicial website was named among the top ten in the nation by the Forum for the Advancement of Court Technology (FACT) at the annual meeting of the National Association of Court Managers in Scottsdale, Arizona. “We are…

Ex-teacher sentenced for student sex assaults

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Former Sayreville War Memorial High School teacher Jaclyn Melillo has received a four-year state prison term for sexually assaulting two 16-year-old boys at various locations in the borough separately over a period of several months. Middlesex County Superior…

Developer pleaded guilty of false statements

The developer of three Trenton affordable housing projects admitted today that he made false statements to a financial institution to divert project money for personal and other unauthorized purposes, and to conducting a transaction with the proceeds of this crime,…

Nursing home workers threaten strike

JERSEY CITY — The union representing about 450 workers at four New Jersey nursing homes held a press conference on July 24, in Journal Square to announce they are ready to strike if a deal cannot be reached with Alaris Health…

Nutrients Your Body Needs

by Ginny Grimsley Food Science Expert Shares 5 Nutrients That Help You Feel Younger While barbecues, sports leagues, family vacations, days at the beach and nights out with friends are fun, keeping up with summer recreation while maintaining a steady…