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Flight 93 fire losses included photos, other items

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An inventory of items lost from a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew. The National ...

Harvest Festival and Walk To End Alzheimer’s In NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Oct. 24 to Oct. 30.

Open Spaces Ballot Question Proposes to Increase Funds

Many around the state are divided on a referendum on this year's ballot on open spaces.

Retired teacher charged with abusing student

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a retired teacher and another man have been charged with sexually abusing a teenager starting more than 10 years ago. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said Thursday that 63-year-old Raymond Waters and ...

Christie defends comments on minimum wage

BORDENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is defending remarks he made earlier this week saying that he's tired of hearing about the minimum wage. Speaking during a campaign stop for a local congressional candidate, the Republican governor ...

Advocates: Pass emergency voting law in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new report from an advocacy group says that New Jersey created illegal election procedures on the fly after Superstorm Sandy and carried them out amid deep confusion. The report out Thursday is from the Constitutional Rights ...
Participants running at a previous Haunted Harvest 5K. Photo courtesy of John Hart.

Haunted Run to Raise Funds for Isles Inc. Programs

The non-profit Isles, Inc. is hosting its Annual Haunted Run and Monster Madness Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 25 to raise money to support their programs in Trenton.

Garden State Equality Director: We’re Still Tackling Issues

Garden State Equality Executive Director Andrea Bowen says that the LGBT movement is not over with same-sex marriage and that there are many more issues to tackle.

Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended

PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended. The Sayreville board of education suspended head coach George Najjar (NAY'-jar) and four assistants ...

ACLU maps same-sex marriages in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nearly 4,000 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in New Jersey since the state Supreme Court cleared the way for gay marriages one year ago. Monmouth County has issued the most same-sex marriage licenses with ...