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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 ...

Pinelands Preservation Director: Illegal Dumping Impacts Wildlife

Pinelands Preservation Alliance Executive Director Carleton Montgomery says illegal dumping in the Pinelands impacts wildlife and as well as responsible visitors looking to enjoy the public lands.

Ocean Grove Tent Community Disbands for Fall

So-called "tenters" spend their summers on leased land from the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, a tradition that started nearly 150 years ago.

Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his ...

4-Year-Old’s Family Fundraising for Childhood Cancer Research

Family of 4-year-old Natalie Grace Gorsegner has set a goal of raising $150,000 for childhood cancer research and is hosting a fundraising event at McLoone's Pier House on Sept. 4.

South Plainfield Hosts The State’s Oldest and Largest Labor Day Parade

South Plainfield held it's annual Labor Day parade where U.S. Senator Cory Booker and U.S. Senate Candidate Jeff Bell were present.

Man admits distributing child pornography online

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a central New Jersey man has admitted sharing numerous images of child sexual abuse online. Armia Alber, of East Brunswick, recently pleaded guilty to distributing child porn. He faces between five and 20 ...

College trustee resigns in wake of ethics probe

NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Another high-ranking official at a northwestern New Jersey community college has resigned in the wake of an ethics probe stemming from a renovation contract. Glenn Gavan decided this week to step down as chairman of the Board of ...

Christie Visits Shore Ahead of Labor Day

Gov. Christie walked the boardwalks in Point Pleasant and Seaside Heights before Labor Day.

Meteorologist: Saturday Will Have Best Weather of Holiday Weekend

Meteorologist John Cifelli says that Saturday will be the best day of the Labor Day weekend. Temperatures should rise for Sunday and Monday, but there will also be a chance of rain.