The most expensive hospital in America is not in Beverly Hills or New York's Upper East Side. Based on its bills to Medicare, the Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest amounts in the country for nearly one-quarter of the most common hospital treatments, according to a New York Times analysis of 2011 data
Internet celebrity "Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" has been arrested in the murder of a Clark, New Jersey man.
Investigators said Kai met Joseph Galfy, Jr., an attorney near Times Square, where a surveillance camera captured images of them. The men later went back to the victim's house, officials said.
New Jersey added only 3,300 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent.
Compared to April of last year, the unadjusted workweek decreased by 1.0 hour, average hourly earnings decreased by $0.42, and weekly earnings were lower by $36.43.
Beginning May 20 and running through June 2, the annual initiative includes high visibility law enforcement seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols, as well as local and national publicity designed to ensure that drivers and passengers recognize the life-saving value of seat belts.
SHOUT OUT Members of the Lodi Police Department shaved their heads to raise breast cancer awareness and show support for Alicia Veri-Rodriguez, who is battling the disease. As soon as Veri-Rodriguez’s cousin, Lodi Police Officer Dominic Miller, offered to shave his head, brother officers took up the cause, as well. Handling the clippers was Alicia’s [...]
The Senate on Monday approved a number of bills that are part of a comprehensive package on gun safety. Approved today were 10 bills that will help keep weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, crack down on gun trafficking, improve reporting and tracing of illegal firearms by law enforcement and find ways to reduce violence and improve school safety, among other actions.
One World Trade Center now stands a symbolic 1,776 feet high, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and third tallest in the world
With the final section of spire now in place, One World Trade Center stands as the Western Hemisphere’s tallest icon of freedom, resilience and the indomitable American spirit,” said Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler.
“The governor’s rejection of this legislation is out of step with the majority of states in the nation and out of touch with New Jersey’s hardworking families. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia provide for early in-person voting, and as a result of the veto our residents’ access to the polls will be restricted to only one day.
In a pointed response to Gov. Christie's frequent excoriation of the judiciary, NJ Supreme Court Justice Barry T. Albin asserted in a speech Friday that politicians' criticism of judicial decisions undermines democracy and weakens public confidence in the court.
Welcome to the latest installment of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee's week in review. Now, here's a look back at some of the news from this past week and some of the upcoming events around the state next week and beyond
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
Officials are describing a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut. They say it's fortunate no one was killed.
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The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) will hold its annual meeting on May 20 at Griffin's Bar & Grill, 44 East Madison Avenue, Cresskill, NJ.
The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s (Verismo Opera) Artistic Director Lucine Amara
invites soloists in all voice categories to audition for roles and experienced stage managers to apply for the position in the professional opera company’s 2013-2014 productions. New Jersey residents are encouraged to apply.
Nutley Public Works Commissioner Joseph Scarpelli introduced ""Outdoor Landscape Water Conservation Guidelines"" and ""Prohibition of Certain Uses of Water during Emergency Conditions.""
Hundreds of homeowners in chronically flooded sections of Bergen County spared during Superstorm Sandy will have to wait to find out if the state will buy out their properties.
Dozens of people walked away unhurt after a U.S. Airways plane touched down without landing gear early Saturday.
The Hasbrouck Heights High School Key Club is holding a Blood Drive on Monday, May 20th
The Republican-controlled House Agriculture Committee on Thursday approved a version of the 2013 farm bill that cuts more than $20 billion in funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). That would constitute a cut of roughly 25% to the $80 billion program
New Jersey DECA, an organization of high school students preparing to become leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management, recently presented a check to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey for $20,289.25 Clubs from 31 high schools all across the state contributed to the total by running various fundraising events at their high schools.
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission’s (NJMC) greatly anticipated guided pontoon boat cruises and canoe tours of the Hackensack River launch in June, giving visitors a unique chance to view the spectacular natural beauty and wildlife of the Meadowlands up-close while learning about the history of the river and the region. The first boat cruise is on Tuesday, June 4, at 5:30 p.m., departing from River Barge Park in Carlstadt. The canoe season begins on Saturday, June 15, at 8:30 a.m., also at River Barge Park.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited masonry contractor F. Pardo Corp., based in Ridgefield Park, with two repeat violations found while the company installed brickwork on a residential structure in Paramus. OSHA's February investigation was initiated as a result of an imminent danger fall hazard. Proposed penalties total $46,200.