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Motto engraved on library gets lost in translation

MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Latin motto engraved on the wall of a new library in southern New Jersey got lost in translation. Officials had thought the phrase "Nos Secundus Coniecto Omnia" meant "we confirm all things twice." But it actually means ...

Halloween 2014 Events In NJ

New Jersey will be celebrating Halloween this year with hayrides, haunted houses, mazes and parades.
CBCF logo courtesy of Heather Symons.

Cure Breast Cancer Foundation Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research

Cure Breast Cancer Foundation in Clifton raises money for breast cancer research that is conducted under the direction of Dr. Larry Norton at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Grand Harvest Wine Festival and Oktober Fest 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. 3 to Oct. 9.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014 Events In NJ

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state that will benefit organizations fighting domestic violence.

New Jersey announces high school grad exam plan

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016. But the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARC, ...
Dancing with the Survivors flyer. Courtesy of Stephanie Caponigro of the Pink Fund.

‘Dancing With The Survivors’ Brings Breast Cancer Awareness to the Dance Floor

The Pink Fund and the Fred Astaire Dance Studio are collaborating to host Dancing With The Survivors, an event aimed to fund raise and create awareness about breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014 Events in NJ

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state that will be benefiting breast cancer research organizations.

Transgender teacher who fought school boards dies

LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80. Her daughter says McBeth died Sept. 24 near ...

Battleship New Jersey Gets Facelift

The historic Battleship New Jersey, which is docked in Camden, is getting a paint job on its hull.