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.
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
An outspoken community activist is circulating a petition to protect a vacant lot that city officials say isn’t in any danger.
A Passaic County woman with a history of mental illness stopped taking medication to control her symptons, putting her children at possible risk, a judge ruled two years ago. But an appeals court Friday reversed the ruling.
Passaic County officials Friday retrieved printouts from voting machines used in Tuesday's Passaic mayoral race. While the printouts confirmed the result, in which Mayor Alex Blanco won overwhelmingly, Jose Sandoval, among the defeated candidates, contends the voting machines are vulnerable to tampering.
A leader of slate of candidates that swept the Hackensack municipal election says a vote is likely to move the race to November. More towns and cities are making the switch to boost turnout and save on polling expenses.
The state Economic Development Authority awarded $698 million in tax incentives, grants and loans to 228 projects last year, according to a year-end summary released Thursday by the agency tasked with spurring economic growth in New Jersey.
For Robin Fineman, a benefit concert featuring folk singer Peter Yarrow is another chance at improving her son’s health, as well as the health of others around the world.
A change in how the Ridgewood school district manages and administers its home programs for special needs students ?” a cost-cutting measure ?” has several parents in the village outraged.
The Bergen County freeholders have rejected a committee’s advice to double the tax for open-space projects and have kept the tax for 2013 at its current rate of one-fourth of a penny per $100 worth of assessed value.
A rich trove of archives and resources at the New York Public Library cross-references names and addresses with the long-awaited 1940 data, and the results are eye-opening.
Rationality and fairness are the fundamental issues.
Public awareness is raised, as are concerns about insurance coverage for preventive mastectomies.
Running back Mike Goodson became the latest Jet arrested on a drug charge after police say they found him intoxicated on Interstate 80 in New Jersey.
The Assembly should expel Vito Lopez and remove Sheldon Silver from the leadership.