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Mudderella participants going through one of the obstacles on the course. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Conners.

Mudderella Obstacle Course Arrives in NJ

5-7-14
Mudderella, the outdoor obstacle course targeted to women, is set to take place for the first time in New Jersey May 10.

Peter Callas, former Times of Trenton editor, dies

5-6-14
ALLENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Peter G. Callas Jr., a former managing editor of The Times of Trenton, has died. The newspaper said Callas, who was 54, died Saturday (http://bit.ly/RkUXKh ) after being stricken ill. He had suffered from muscular dystrophy ...
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Atlantic Homeless Alliance Formed to Overhaul System

5-6-14
Officials say using the Single Point of Entry computer system will streamline all public and non-profit case files on the homeless.

NJ man pleads guilty to forcing religious divorce

5-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has admitted his role in a scheme to force a Jewish man to grant his wife a religious divorce. Federal prosecutors say 51-year-old David Wax of Lakewood pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a complaint ...

Christie lauds new coordination for homeless

5-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says a new system to coordinate services for homeless people in Atlantic County can be a model statewide and nationally. The Republican governor went to Atlantic City on Tuesday to laud the Single ...
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Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

5-5-14
After the New Jersey Turnpike Authority cut down trees to widen the Garden State Parkway, Brick residents say their quality of life has decreased dramatically.

Kean replaces Rice as Rutgers commencement speaker

5-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month's graduation ceremony. The announcement came Monday afternoon, two days after former Secretary of State ...

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

5-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are excited about a variety of healthier options and have barely noticed the changes. Others say some kids ...

New Jersey committee advances ammo magazine bill

5-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel has advanced a bill to ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The 3-2 vote by the state Senate's Law and Public Safety Committee came Monday after several opponents of the bill ...

Panel wrestles with New Jersey school funding

5-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have divergent views on a fair way to distribute aid to school districts. In budget committee hearing on Monday, Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber asked Education Commissioner David Hespe whether it's fair ...