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.
The Hasbrouck Heights High School Key Club is holding a Blood Drive on Monday, May 20th
As school officials struggle to expand security in an era of shrinking budgets and high-profile mass shootings, special law enforcement officers are being considered for a new job.
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.
One of the Jets’ top off-season acquisitions hasn’t even played a down yet — and he’s already flying high. New Jersey State Police officers arrested running back Mike Goodson early yesterday for allegedly possessing weed and a loaded handgun. It’s the latest black eye for a floundering franchise...
SHOUT OUT The 5th annual Hasbrouck Heights Street Fair, featuring food, amusements and music, is tomorrow "(Sunday") along Boulevard between Kipp and Raymond avenues. Always a huge draw, the sprawling festival will also have rides, a magic show, Zumba dancing, eating contests, a dunk tank and dozens of vendors from around the county. Soulfinger and [...]
New Jersey (NJ) lottery results (winning numbers) and prize payouts for Pick 3 Midday, Pick 3 Evening, Pick 4 Midday, Pick 4 Evening, Jersey Cash 5, Pick 6, ...
President Obama says the May 8 House hearing on Benghazi and subsequent reporting about it produced no new information. That’s largely the case, but the president misrepresented some facts at his May 13 press conference in dismissing the House investigation as a “political circus.”
NEWARK, N.J (AP) — An airline official says a US Airways
flight with 34 people aboard was forced to make a belly landing
at Newark International Airport
after experiencing landing gear
trouble. No injuries were reported.
Senator Bob Gordon, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner and Assemblyman Tim Eustace (all D-Bergen/Passaic) said they are encouraged by today's vote by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to move forward with the American Dream project at the Meadowlands Complex in Bergen County.
In furtherance of the Christie Administration’s commitment to the revitalization of the gaming, tourism, and entertainment industries in New Jersey, the Division of Gaming Enforcement announced today that the proposed regulations for Internet wagering will be published in the New Jersey Register on June 3, 2013.
A plan by the state’s largest power company to upgrade a major portion of New Jersey’s power grid would reduce storm-induced blackouts by 39 percent and save customers from hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, according to the utility.
Neil Barofsky spoke in Franklin Lakes about the need for tougher bank regulation to avoid another crisis