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Wells Fargo CEO Owns Up to Bank’s Unethical Methods Before Congress

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Wells Fargo & Company's, chief executive, John Stumpf, spoke to U.S. Senators on September 20, saying that he takes "full responsibility" for the unethical activity at his company.

Wells Fargo, the third-largest bank in the U.S. as measured by its holdings, is caught up in an embarrassing scandal over its employees opening some 2 billion fictitious bank accounts or unauthorized credit cards. 

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Woman With Ties to New Brunswick Sentenced For Role in NY Murder

WHITE PLAINS, NY—A local woman with ties to New Brunswick and Manville has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for her role in an out-of-state murder that took place on August 24, 2014.

Almost two years after the killing, 29-year-old Andrea Beatty, was sentenced by sentenced Judge Kenneth Karas on August 11.

She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to distribute drugs, aiding and abetting a robbery, and aiding and abetting a murder.

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New Brunswick Conference Focuses on New Jersey’s Dutch History

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The New Netherland Institute (NNI) hosted their 39th annual conference about the New Netherlands on the campuses of Rutgers University and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

Based in Albany, New York, the organization has celebrated and drawn attention to "America's Dutch roots."

It was the first time that the event was in New Jersey, the site of "Pavonia," a key Dutch settlement early on for the province of New Netherland.