Tenants Displaced in Massive N.J. Fire Sue Developer
Obituary: Stella M. Giglio (nee Michalski), of Bellmawr age 84

NJ News Commons: Weekly Roundup

January 29, 2015

Local Beat is NJ News Commons’ weekly roundup of the best and most topical reporting from local news sites around New Jersey.

CHERRY HILL STING SHINES LOCAL LIGHT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Cherry Hill officials are wrapping up their second human trafficking case in two years, reports Matt Skoufalos of NJ Pen. Police arrested Javaan J. Hall on charges of human trafficking after a successful sting operation at a local hotel.

A CONVERSATION ABOUT PARKING ETIQUETTE IN THE SNOW

Have you ever broken your back to shovel out your parking space after a snowstorm, only to have your neighbor park their car in your spot moments after you leave? Paul Goldfinger of Blogfinger gives us a glimps of an ongoing discussion on parking etiquette in Ocean Grove.

VERONA MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION FOR UBER DRIVERS
A new ordinance introduced in Verona on Tuesday could require Uber drivers to register with the town by expanding the categories of transportation services regulated by the city to include limosine and delivery drivers, reports Virginia Citrano of MyVeronaNJ. While the law doesn't target companies specifically, the expansion unwittingly overlaps with ride-booking services like Uber.

MAN SENTENCED AFTER DEFRAUDING HOSPITALS OF $800,000
Jeremiah Lim of TAP into West Essex brings us the story of Daniel Metz, who was just sentenced to nine months in prison for his actions while serving as a Northeast regional manager for Integra LifeSciences Corp. in Plainsboro, NJ. During that time, Metz defrauded hospitals of more than $800,000 by overcharging surgeons, hospitals, and surgery centers for products like shoulder, foot, and spine implants.

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