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…

NORTHFIELD ATTORNEY INDICTED ON THEFT CHARGES

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted a former Northfield attorney for the theft of over $220,000, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is alleged that between the dates of August 1, 2008 and October 12, 2010, Gary Levin, 61, of Egg Harbor Township, misappropriated $220,149 from his attorney’s trust account. The stolen monies represented settlement proceeds belonging…