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…

MAN ATTEMPTS TO RUN DOWN GIRLFRIEND

A man was arrested for attempting to run over his girlfriend. Middle Township Police say they arrested Deshawn Cooper, of Pleasantville. The 25-year-old had fled the scene and with the help of Lower Township Police, the arrest was made. Police say the couple had a fight on Monday, and when the victim returned on Tuesday,…

FAA EXTENSION PASSED THROUGH HO– USE

Seeking to prevent another partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo applauded House-passage of the 22nd extension of the FAA Authorization and programs and called on the Senate to quickly consider the legislation before the September 16th deadline. “In a unanimous vote, the House approved the 22nd extension of…