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New Jersey peach growers have seen another unusual winter with a warmer than usual February followed by a cool March, but are optimistic about their crop as orchards move into full bloom. "My crop of flowers is heavy on all peach and nectarine varieties," said Santo John Maccherone, owner of Circle ...

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Comedian Artie Lange will perform at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Robin Salem, the wife of longtime "Howard Stern Show" engineer Scott Salem, known to listeners as "Scott the Engineer." Robin is recovering from ...
Questions of corruption continue to swirl from within the walls of the North Bergen Housing Authority as more subpoenas have been issued to multiple tri-state towns, including an additional one Thursday to the housing complex from federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York. As first ...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gas prices continue to rise in New Jersey and across the nation. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas Friday in the state was $2.78, up from $2.71 last week. Motorists were paying $2.44 a gallon at this time last year. The national average gas ...
The probe was initiated by the New Jersey State Police Office of Professional Standards, which uncovered incidents involving two women Richardson allegedly pulled over several times and harassed about initiating an intimate relationship, the Trentonian reported. He deactivated his dashboard ...

Steven Gorelick, executive director of the New Jersey Film Commission, said there were dozens of films and television shows that approached the commission about filming in the state but backed off because there were no tax incentives after Gov. Chris Christie's administration rescinded them.
Gun violence not only kills and injures hundreds of people every year in New Jersey, it causes a reverberating sense of fear that affects tourism, the way people shop and forces some businesses owners to reduce their hours or relocate, all of which stifles the state's economy. If you roll in other factors, ...
Thanks to the hit MTV reboot, Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the Garden State is once again at the forefront of pop culture. But if you're looking for more R&R and less GTL, then consider a trip to Asbury Park, a coastal town that's basically become New Jersey's alternative to the Hamptons. Although ...
But while environmental health in New Jersey has improved drastically since 1970, problems persist. The most visible problem? Litter. To this day, trash continues to make its way from roadsides to riverbeds in massive quantities. The culprit? Humans. The good news is that efforts have sprung up all ...
Click on the slide show to see this week's featured properties. • In Northport, N.Y., a three-bedroom, two-bath, 2008 Craftsman-style house with a roof deck, a loft, a curved gravel driveway and a carport on a .25 acre lot with water views.
The search is on for three police impersonators who beat a man and then robbed him in Burlington Township. The incident happened last Thursday on the Burlington Bypass between Fountain Avenue and Wedgewood Drive. The 28-year-old victim says he was pulled over by a dark-colored SUV with ...
That's a question lawyers from one New Jersey law firm plan to ask Tuesday when the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs holds a public-input session on ... As debate over marijuana legalization rages in New Jersey, the Consumer Affairs Division is reconsidering its classification of marijuana as a ...
Over that span, Pleasantville has the distinction of being the only New Jersey team to actually win, doing so in 2013 in 7:40.71. Roselle Catholic has the most victories in this event with three in 1965, 1968 and 1970 while Willingboro was the last champion from N.J. before Pleasantville, winning it in 1983.
Northport Three-Bedroom • $ 1,150,000 • SUFFOLK • 24 Juliet Lane. A three-bedroom, two-bath, 2008 Craftsman-style house with a roof deck, a loft, a curved gravel driveway and a carport, on a .25 acre lot, with water views. Frances Gates, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty, 631-807-9652; ...
CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) – A New Jersey State trooper has been indicted for allegedly conducting improper stops to ask women out on dates. Investigators say 32-year-old Trooper Eric Richardson, of Camden, is accused of pulling over two female drivers to pressure them to date him. He then allegedly ...
Tshyrad Oates posted videos of the encounter, which occurred Sunday in Secaucus, New Jersey, on Facebook. Oates said he had a guest pass and his friend was a current member. Oates said in his Facebook post that a manager told them they were banned and his friend's membership was revoked ...

Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey announced the Department of Health and Human Services awarded the state nearly $13 million to combat the opioid crisis. "This is more than just additional funding - these resources come attached to priorities designed to combat the crisis and drive down the ...
A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require training and licensing for pet groomers. Sen. Kip Bateman said his bill is a response to the death of three dogs in the past five months while in the care of groomers. “Dogs are members of people's families. They're loved ones. When you ...
As Dateline has previously reported, David was last seen in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 6, 2017. He was on a trip from his family's home in southern New Jersey to a friend's residence in Maryland. Police told Dateline that early that morning, David's phone was either turned off or died.
The Winter Olympics may have come to an end but Special Olympics New Jersey is keeping the action going as hundreds of athletes make their way to the Wildwoods this weekend for the 2018 Spring Games. For the last 50 years Special Olympics New Jersey has been paving the way. “We serve over ...
The TDCI's alert addresses the actions taken by the State of New Jersey against the cryptocurrency company, which reportedly had promoted securities that were not registered in either state. New Jersey's Bureau of Securities had issued a cease and desist order March 7, 2018 stating that Bitcoiin offered ...
Getting swallowed by a swamp on the side of the turnpike would have been a uniquely Jersey way to go. Authorities say state troopers rescued a man stranded and freezing waist-deep in the marsh along the highway's shoulder in Elizabeth last weekend. It's nothing unusual for an officer on patrol to find ...
The storm also dropped roughly a foot of snow in some parts, with central Jersey seeing the highest amounts. Police in Toms River said an 87-year-old woman who suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's disappeared overnight and was later found dead early Thursday morning. Her body was found about ...
A New Jersey man who fatally stabbed a good Samaritan he mistakenly thought had seriously injured his friend was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Froylan Lopez continued to maintain his innocence at Friday's sentencing hearing. He was convicted of murder in the December 2015 slaying of Troy ...
With towns across the country squeezing dollars, more officials have pushed the idea, but Murphy's proposal had a novel element: He said he would appoint a shared-services “czar” to oversee New Jersey's effort to encourage its 565 municipalities to collaborate. Typically, the impetus for sharing — for ...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey voted unanimously to raise the hourly minimum wage for workers at its airports from $10.45 to $19. The increases will directly impact roughly 20,000 of the 70,000 workers at LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International airports who make ...
Your Brain on Puppies ... on Heartbreak ... on Caffeine ... on the Flu, are other videos in the series starring neuroscientist Shannon Odell, a 28-year-old native of Byram Township, New Jersey. The next in the series of videos? "Your Brain on Sleep Deprivation." The viral videos have been viewed more than ...
SECAUCUS, N.J. — More than 300 exhibitors will showcase the latest in scuba at The Beneath the Sea Scuba and Dive Show at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus March 23-25. Attendees will be able to try scuba diving for free in the Go Dive Now Pool. The Go Dive Now Pool is produced by ...
New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against PennEast and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to prevent the two from using eminent domain on ... in the controversial attempt of PennEast to build a 116-mile natural gas pipeline from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey.
Thousands of utility customers remain without power in New Jersey following the fourth major storm to hit the state in three weeks. The storm dropped around a foot of snow in some parts before leaving the region early Thursday, with central Jersey seeing the highest amounts. State offices were closed ...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey voted unanimously to raise the hourly minimum wage for workers at its airports from $10.45 to $19. The increases will directly impact roughly 20,000 of the 70,000 workers at LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International airports who make ...
Multiple warnings and advisories are in effect Wednesday as a coastal storm is expected to bring up to 10 inches of snow to parts of New Jersey. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for a majority of the state from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 2 a.m. Thursday ahead of the storm. Gov.
Also contributing were Kristen de Groot in Philadelphia, Wayne Parry in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Michael Rubinkam in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, Kiley Armstrong and Larry Neumeister in New York City, Bruce Shipkowski in Toms River, New Jersey, and Sharyn Flanagan in Philadelphia.
U.S. Budget Plan Cuts Proposed Funds for N.Y.-New Jersey Tunnel: Sources ... New York and New Jersey will get $153 million in additional funding for State-of-Good-Repair and High-Density State formula funds that can be used for ... "New York and New Jersey are two of the richest states in the country.
Even though some parts of New Jersey have gotten only a light coating of snow as of early Wednesday afternoon, and some have received only light rain and sleet, other areas have been blanketed by 5 to 6 inches of snow. And forecasters say this storm still has a long way to go before pushing away from ...
Murphy hopes New Jersey joins the nine states and District of Columbia in approving recreational pot, fulfilling a campaign promise and reversing the ... The estimate is far below the $300 million in revenue Murphy estimated on the campaign trail and that liberal-leaning groups, such as New Jersey Policy ...
As the fourth winter storm of the month continued to drop heavy snow and lash New Jersey with strong winds, many school districts have already decided to cancel classes or open late for Thursday. By the time the snow clears out early Thursday, parts of the state could have a foot or more of snow, ...
Authorities have also banned all tractor-trailers, passenger cars pulling trailers, motorcycles and RVs from traveling on I-78, I-80, I-280 and I-287 and there is a 45 mph speed restriction in effect on the New Jersey Turnpike. State troopers have been out enforcing those laws, pulling truck drivers over on I-78.
In a courtroom nearly 3,000 miles from Seattle, Ali Muhammad Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing a college student in New Jersey and admitted he fatally shot three men in the Seattle area in spring 2014 as part of an overarching plan to retaliate against the U.S. for military actions in the Middle East ...
A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride to his home state will be reimbursed by a food delivery ... Jamie Giovinazzo, founder of Eat Clean Bro in Freehold, New Jersey, says his company will pay the fare to thank Kenny Bachman for choosing not to drive ...
A top New Jersey lawmaker says he wants to add raise the state's corporate business tax in response to the federal tax overhaul. ... Sweeney, a Democrat, said the measure would allow New Jersey to capture funding that businesses are expecting to receive thanks to the federal tax overhaul, which lowered ...
A second nor'easter expected to strike New Jersey in the span of less than a week is already having some impact on travel. At least 150 flights scheduled for Wednesday at Newark Liberty International Airport have been canceled ahead of the storm. Travelers are urged to confirm their flight's status before ...
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao came to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to answer questions about the administration's infrastructure proposal Tuesday. But she spent much of the time confirming and defending the administration's attempt to kill a New York and New Jersey rail ...
“With control of three branches of government and a sentiment towards progressive policies, it would seem difficult to mess up marijuana in New Jersey,” Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop told Leafly. “But rest assured—Trenton will find a way.” While the state's long-languishing medical cannabis program will ...
Taylor Hall, Keith Kinkaid, Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt and the New Jersey Devils will play their first and only home game of the season against the Montreal Canadiens when the teams face off at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Prudential Center in Newark. Hall enters the game with points in each of his last 25 ...
As the temperatures drop below freezing, whatever is falling should change completely to snow, especially in Northern New Jersey (above Route 78). - By Wednesday morning, Central Jersey will also see all snow. If you live above I-195, your Wednesday morning commute will be sloppy to say the least ...
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A state of emergency is in effect in New Jersey, where a nor'easter slamming the region Wednesday could dump up to a foot of snow or more in some parts of the state. Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that the storm will likely result in a new round of outages.
With light snow or rain falling across New Jersey on Wednesday morning, the predicted winter storm might not seem like much at the moment. But don't be fooled by the slow start - particularly in North Jersey. It's about to get ugly out there, according to the latest forecast on the storm's timing by the National ...
SWAT teams swarmed a New Jersey high school Monday as locked-down students texted fearful parents after authorities said a classmate with a rifle in his home threatened a shooting. Dumont High School was placed on lockdown for more than four hours as police responded to the threat. Students were ...


 

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