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Projects to protect New York, New Jersey unveiled

6-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials say they'll fund a series of designs to protect New York City and New Jersey from future weather events like Superstorm Sandy. Six projects have been chosen from a pool of finalists as part of the "Rebuild by ...

Asbury holds annual gay pride parade

6-2-14
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Thousands turned out for Asbury Park's 23rd annual gay pride parade. Sunday's event was the first since same-sex marriage became law in New Jersey in 2013. Jersey Pride president Laura Pople tells the Asbury Park Press ...

Lawmakers look at changing Rutgers board makeup

6-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Senate's Higher Education Committee has advanced a proposal that would let the governor and lawmakers select more members of Rutgers University's governing board. The full Senate will vote on the plan next week. It would ...
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Residents Must Vacate Lakewood Tent City

5-30-14
People living in Lakewood's tent city have until Sunday to leave the area.

Community Events in NJ This Week

5-30-14
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 May 30 to June 5.
The fourth Regina's Run, which will raise money for the Children's Hospital of New Jersey, is scheduled for Sunday, June 1 in Newark.

NBA Player and NJ Native to Host Regina’s Run to Support Children’s Hospital of NJ

5-30-14
NBA player and Newark native Randy Foye will be hosting Regina's Run at Branch Brook Park to raise money for the Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Beth Israel.

Christie campaigns for Alexander in Tennessee

5-30-14
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized Washington for its partisan ways in a campaign appearance in Tennessee for Sen. Lamar Alexander, who's facing a tea party-styled challenger in the Republican primary. Christie has ...
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Ryan’s Quest Family Fun Fest to Benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

5-29-14
The Schultz family founded Ryan's Quest after their son, Ryan, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The foundation raises money for research by holding events, such as the Family Fun Fest, set for Sunday, June 1.

Hippos get new home at New Jersey aquarium

5-29-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — They're not your typical Jersey girls, but you could say they're hip. New Jersey's Adventure Aquarium in Camden has a new home for its two Nile hippopotamuses. Genny is 4,000 pounds and Button is 3,000 pounds. The aquarium ...
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Jerseyfest Celebrates the Best of NJ at the Meadowlands

5-28-14
Jerseyfest 2014 at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment complex on Saturday, May 31 will feature a food truck mash-up, live entertainment and the opportunity to meet Victor Espinoza, jockey of California Chrome.