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Relay For Life Events in NJ

3-27-14
The overnight Relay For Life events raise money for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. There are walks throughout New Jersey from March 28 through October.
Families attending a previous Nassan's Place event. Photo courtesy of Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr.

5K to Raise Money to Open Educational Center for Autistic Children

3-27-14
A new organization that plans to help educate autistic children in New Jersey, Nassan's Place, is holding a 5K Walk for Autism to raise money for Autism New Jersey and to open a center.
One of the musical acts at a previous Candlelight Conert for Epilepsy Awareness. Photo Courtesy of Eric Miller.

Concert Series to Raise Awareness About Epilepsy

3-26-14
The Candlelight Concert for Epilepsy Awareness in Ewing aims to raise awareness about the disease and honor the life of concert creator Eric Miller's wife.
Wynona's House logo. Photo courtesy of Wynona's House Executive Assistant Cayla Belnavis.

NJ Child Advocacy Center to Hold First National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect

3-26-14
The first and only co-located child advocacy center in New Jersey, Wynona's House, is holding the first Child Advocacy National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect April 7 and 8.

Classes resume for students after school fire

3-26-14
EDISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Approximately 500 students in central New Jersey return to class after a fire destroyed their school building. Nearby Middlesex County College is offering classrooms to teachers and students of the James Monroe ...

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

3-25-14
A New Jersey judge has ruled that a school district can try to make the families of alleged bullies pay if the district is held liable in a negligence lawsuit. The ruling last week is part of a lawsuit filed by a former student at Flemington-Raritan ...
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NJ Kids Make Finals in Jif Peanut Butter Contest

3-24-14
Two New Jerseyans make it to the top 10 entries in the 2013-2014 Jif Peanut Butter Most Creative Sandwich Contest.

Woman gets 10-year sentence in immigration scheme

3-22-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who posed as an attorney to steal roughly $100,000 from more than two dozen people who were living in the country illegally is now headed to prison. Union County prosecutors say 46-year-old Maritza Chavez ...
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Report Suggests Giving Judges Power to Set ‘No Bail’ for Dangerous Defendants

3-21-14
In a new report by the joint Committee on Criminal Justice is suggesting new ways to deal with bail and speedy trails.

Community Events in NJ This Week

3-21-14
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 March 21 to 27.