New Jersey News

Health and Wellness Consultant Peter Mangiola Helps Consumers Maximize Health Insurance Benefits

Health and Wellness Expert Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN Has Launched a New Jersey Consultancy Focused on Helping Consumers Gain Access to the Resources Necessary to Prevent and Treat Health Issues Medford, NJ, February 3, 2015: Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN has …

New Jersey Man Lied About Carjacking, Committed Insurance Fraud

State authorities say a northern New Jersey man fabricated a story about being carjacked so he could get about $38,500 from his insurer. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Wednesday that 42-year-old Maurice Douglas, of East Orange, is charged with …

New Jersey City to Reimburse for Sewage Backup

Clifton’s City Council has voted to reimburse a homeowner after the city’s sewage test flooded a basement, ruining a joint birthday celebration and flooring that was put down the day before. Officials had apologized to Mike and Jennifer Prybicien after …

Spending Speeds up on New Jersey Superstorm Sandy Projects

State officials say they have accelerated spending on housing programs from federal aid sent to New Jersey to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy amid improvements to a big program that got off to an uncertain start last year. In a progress …

New Jersey Man Prosecuted for False Carjacking Claim

Authorities say a central New Jersey man lied when he claimed he had been carjacked by someone who then crashed his vehicle into several parked cars. Union County prosecutors announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Darwin Edward of New Brunswick has been …

New Jersey Hotel Settles Sandy Price Gouging Claim

State authorities say a northern New Jersey hotel will pay $110,000 to resolve claims that the business gouged dozens of customers following Superstorm Sandy. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the settlement with the Comfort Suites hotel in Mahwah on …

New Jersey Coastal Building Rules Don’t Consider Climate Change

Environmentalists say New Jersey’s proposed new rules for coastal development would place more people and property at risk from future storms like Superstorm Sandy. At the first of three public hearings on the proposed changes Wednesday night, representatives of some …

Nationwide to Re-Enter New Jersey Auto Insurance Market

Nationwide Insurance is returning to New Jersey to sell auto policies, giving motorists more choices for coverage, the state and company announced Friday. The Columbus, Ohio-based insurer stopped offering auto coverage in the state in 1981, but has served the …

New Jersey Residents Still Working on Settling in After Sandy

Seven months after watching heavy equipment tear down their Superstorm Sandy-wrecked house, Bart Sutton’s family is settling into a replacement built on the same spot – but much higher in the air. “We’re home,” said Sutton, who took out a …

Jersey Towns Hit Hard by Sandy to Get Priority

The New Jersey program to help build affordable housing to replace homes lost to Superstorm Sandy is proposing new rules that would keep more of the money in towns hit hard by the storm. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage …