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Fall Festival and Oktoberfest in NJ This Week

10-17-14
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 Oct. 17 to Oct. 23.

Poll: MacArthur leading in US House race

10-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds the Republican candidate leading in New Jersey's 3rd District congressional race. The Monmouth Poll released Tuesday has Tom MacArthur with 51 percent support to Democrat Aimee Belgard's 41 percent. Given its ...

Judge will rule Friday on Taj Mahal casino future

10-14-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge will decide Friday whether to terminate the union contract of Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Casino Resort, something the struggling casino says is necessary to avoid shutting down next month. U.S. ...

Bear hunters will get cookbooks in New Jersey

10-13-14
NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunters who bring in a bear to be weighed in New Jersey will receive a cookbook once the season starts to remind them that the animals are edible. The cookbooks include such recipes as "bear on a satay stick" and "grilled bear ...

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

10-13-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — As a New Jersey town reels from the arrests of seven high school football players on charges they sexually assaulted younger teammates, attention is focusing on whether the state's anti-bullying laws adequately address team ...
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Environmental Infrastructure Exec. Director: Infrastructure Has Problems

10-10-14
Environmental Infrastructure Trust Executive Director David Zimmer says that there are several infrastructure issues in New Jersey.
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Columbus Day Parades and Wine Festival in NJ This Week

10-10-14
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 Oct. 10 to Oct. 16.
Participants in the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program. Photo courtesy of Justine McCarthy.

Clara Maass Medical Foundation Hosts Run/Walk For Healthy Living After-School Program

10-9-14
Clara Maass Medical Foundation is hosting its annual 5K Run and 2K Fun Walk to raise money for the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program, which teaches healthy living habits to third and fourth grade students in three counties.

Christie convenes drug addiction taskforce

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is convening a new addiction taskforce aimed at preventing drug dependence, strengthening services and de-stigmatizing an epidemic he has repeatedly said should be treated as a disease. The new taskforce ...

New Jersey Transit sues insurers over Sandy pay

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is suing its insurers for more help paying to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. The agency filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month claiming that Lloyds of London and other insurance companies ...