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The West Orange United FC TOPSoccer members. Photo Courtesy of Perry Bashkoff.

TOPSoccer Youth Program Allows Athletes with Disabilities to Participate

11-24-14
In West Orange, Lou Mignone started the TOPSoccer chapter in order for athletes with physical and mental disabilities to have a chance to participate in sports.

Group to take over Helmetta animal shelter

11-24-14
HELMETTA, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been given receivership of a central New Jersey animal shelter that has been quarantined. The borough council voted for the plan for the Helmetta Regional ...

College buys $219K Chinese conference table

11-24-14
UNION, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China. The school did not put the project out to bid and picked a company in Shanghai. Kean recently opened a branch ...

New Jersey looks at ‘yes means yes’ college policy

11-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is the latest state to consider requiring colleges to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults. But whether the policy — known as affirmative consent — will reduce sexual ...

Teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

11-22-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A substitute teacher in a northern New Jersey school district is accused of sexually assaulting a student. Passaic County Prosecutors say 21-year-old Linda Hardan, of Prospect Park, is also charged with child endangerment and ...
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National Adoption Day Creates New Families

11-21-14
Families in New Jersey finalized adoptions as part of National Adoption Day.

New Jersey lets 4th dispensary grow medical pot

11-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have given a fourth dispensary permission to start growing medical marijuana, so it could start offering cannabis to patients in the spring of 2015. The Health Department issued the permit to Breakwater ...
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Christmas 2014 Events in NJ

11-21-14
New Jersey will be celebrating Christmas this year with many events, including tree lightings, concerts and parades.
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American Craft Whiskey Revival and Autism Awareness Skate in NJ This Week

11-21-14
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 Nov. 21 through Nov. 27.
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Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama Address as Numbers Soar in NJ

11-20-14
A new Pew Research Center study found that New Jersey is one of seven states that has seen its undocumented immigrant population increase over the past four years.