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Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.

Jerusalem police search for missing US student

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A congressman is joining with the family of a New Jersey man who disappeared in Israel to call for his safe return. U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, joined a news conference Tuesday in Lakewood, where ...

Facing Deportation, Union City Man Awaits Presidential Reprieve

A Union City man is facing deportation but remains hopeful for an executive order from President Obama which would allow individuals, who have been in the country for over 20 years, to remain.

Four Day Seminar Aims to Show Attendees How To Grow Marijuana

Bally's in Atlantic City is the host of a four day seminar on how to grow marijuana.

NJ Courts Order Towns To Dismiss Red Light Camera Tickets

About 17 towns around the state were order by the New Jersey court system to dismiss red light camera tickets.

New Jersey teacher in recording flap reinstated

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer says a New Jersey special-education teacher has been reinstated two years after she was placed on leave when a student made a secret recording of possible abuse in her classroom. Lawyer Matthew Wieliczko says Kelly ...

Jazz and Blues Festival and Street League Skateboarding 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 Aug. 22 to Aug. 28.

Christie heading to Ohio in September

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has added another politically important state to his fundraising tour for fellow GOP candidates. The chairman of the Republican Governors Association will visit Ohio, a key swing state, at the end of ...

Port Authority graduates largest police class

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority Police Department has graduated its largest class in the department's 86-year history. Two sons of officers killed in the line of duty during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were among the 249 cadets ...

New Jersey priest accused of sexual contact

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Trenton Diocese has suspended a priest after he was accused of having sexual contact with a teenage boy. Authorities arrested the Rev. Romannilo Apura at his residence at St. Martha Parish in Point Pleasant on Thursday. The ...