MENENDEZ SUPPORTS VETERAN’S JOB BILL

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez spoke Wednesdat on the Senate floor in support of legislation to help New Jersey’s veterans get back to work.  The “VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011,” of which Menendez is a co-sponsor, combines components in the President’s American Jobs Act and additional initiatives to boost employment opportunities for veterans.  In…

VETERAN’S DAY CEREMONY SET FOR FRIDAY

Cape May County will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Ceremony. Freeholder Gerald M. Thornton is pleased to announce that Veterans’ Day Services will be held at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery on Friday, November 11 at 2 p.m. Speakers will include: Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Freeholder Gerald M. Thornton, Staff Sergeant Andrew Jackson, Iraqi Veteran…

WIRE FRAUD CASE SENTENCING HANDED DOWN

An Ocean County woman was sentenced in case involving fraud. The former office manager of a law firm based in Lakewood, N.J., was sentenced to 33 months in prison today for defrauding her former employer by improperly diverting funds, stealing more than $1.1 million from the firm, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Kathleen Baker, 54,…

ARREST MADE AT WAL-MART REGARDING SEXUAL ASSAULT

A man was arrested for sexual assault from the Wal-Mark in Rio Grande. Jose Vargas, a Walmart Loss Prevention Officer, of Villas, was charged with Sexual Assault, Sexual Contact and Impersonating a Police Officer.  The investigation was initiated after multiple female victims came forward and reported the incidents. The investigation by police said the incidents…