APPEAL IN CARTY CASE TURNED DOWN

An appeal is not going to be heard in the case regarding George J. Carty III. The Press of Atlantic City reports an appeal to the Supreme Court by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office was turned down on Wednesday. Carty was arrested in 2007 for the 1982 murder of John Attenborough, of Lower Township.…

CHRISTIE PUSHING FOR HIGHER ACADEMIC STANDARDS

The push for higher academic standards in the state continued by Gov. Chris Christie. Governor Chris Christie and Acting Education Commissioner Chris Cerf outlined the Administration’s ongoing action to implement high academic standards in New Jersey schools on Tuesday. According to the Governor’s press released, this year, districts will implement the new standards in K-2…

RUTGERS ANNOUNCES RECORD FUNDRAISING

The recession hasn’t hurt Rutgers fundraising. Propelled in part by an anonymous $27 million gift – the largest in the university’s history – Rutgers raised a record $137.4 million in private donations during the 2010-11 academic year, the Rutgers University Foundation announced. The $27 million anonymous gift is structured as a challenge grant that will…