Calling it a celebration of everyone working together to restore the community, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Matt Doherty for the ribbon cutting of the new boardwalk just days before Memorial Day weekend.
A monstrous tornado killed at least 24 people Monday as it roared through Moore and south Oklahoma City — leaving rescue workers frantically searching into the night for missing children at the devastated Plaza Towers Elementary School in the Moore School District.
Beginning on May 20, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.
“Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt.”
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.
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.
A federal jury in Newark today convicted a Montclair internist for his role in a conspiracy that put tens of thousands of oxycodone pills on the street. Jurors after two days of deliberations found 59-year-old Michael Durante guilty of 16 of the 17 counts he was charged with — one of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone [...]
With its single-story design and cinder-block walls, Plaza Towers Elementary School may have seemed sturdy when it was built a couple of generations ago. But a powerful tornado revealed the building's lack of modern safety standards, destroying the school and killing seven students.
Germany and France are preparing to launch a drive to combat the problem of high European youth unemployment, which officials in Berlin say will center on trying to get business involved and make better use of already-pledged public money.
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
President Mohammed Morsi vowed to work to develop Sinai and secure the rights of its residents, and said the release Wednesday of seven security personnel taken hostage in the peninsula was an example of the cooperation Egypt needs.
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
It’s a weekend for remembering those loved and lost, for paying respects to those who gave their lives to a higher cause, for passing on those memories and lessons to the next generation. In between the picnics and for some, the graveside visits, there are parades and other services throughout North Jersey this weekend. Our list of events follows.
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The Wallington and Becton Regional school districts are exploring a possible consolidation of high schools, according to Wallington interim Superintendent Frank Cocchiola Jr.
Encouraging people to vote is typically seen as a civic duty, or at least an accepted political tactic.
Complaint of official misconduct
The U.N. atomic agency on Wednesday detailed rapid Iranian progress in two programs that the West fears are geared toward making nuclear weapons, saying Tehran has upgraded its uranium enrichment facilities and advanced in building a plutonium-producing reactor.
The tree came down during Superstorm Sandy, creating a blockage in the river.
Frightening statistics from the United States Department of Justice claim that of all women killed with a firearm, almost two-thirds were killed by their intimate partners. And, about 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are physically assaulted by abusers each year.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched a major salvo in the cross-border war for business and jobs Wednesday, outlining a plan to allow businesses to operate tax free for five years if they moved to college campuses or nearby.
The city’s Fire Department has earned a Class 1 fire protection grade, ranking the 99-member department among the best in the nation, a welcome citation as a grim anniversary nears.