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New Jersey communities marking 9/11 anniversary

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Communities and organizations across New Jersey will be holding events on Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. New Jersey was hard hit by the attacks. Among the nearly 3,000 people who died ...

Rutgers gets $10M pledge for cancer research

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An anonymous donor is pledging $10 million to Rutgers University over two years to advance the treatment of patients with rare and resistant cancers that do not respond to standard therapies. New Jersey's largest ...

Trump casinos file Chapter 11; seek concessions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts has become the latest Atlantic City casino owner to file for bankruptcy protection. The company filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, saying it has liabilities of ...

Florida, Ohio contestants win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Florida and Ohio won the first night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant on a night that saw one of the contestants collapse onstage. Miss Florida Victoria Cowen won the swimsuit ...

9/11 Services and Events in NJ

Many memorial services commemorating the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are scheduled around the state.

Teacher charged with having sex with student

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A Monmouth County teacher has been charged with allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Kalee Warnick on three charges stemming from an investigation alleging that she entered ...

Jersey Fresh Wine Festival and Fall Craft Show 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 Sept. 5-11.
Kites flying. Photo courtesy of Mike Dallmer.

Belmar Business Partnership Sponsors Belmar Kite Festival

The Belmar Business Partnership is sponsoring the Belmar Kite Festival with South Jersey Kite Flyers on Sept. 7 in honor of the Belmar Public Library and Belmar Woman's Club 100th anniversaries.

Princeton may change sex assault investigations

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations. The recommendation is one of several from a faculty committee assigned after the U.S. Education ...

Miss America contestants arrive in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 53 contestants vying to become the next Miss America have met the public on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Entrants from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands appeared at the ...