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Princeton president: College is sound investment

5-9-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The president of Princeton University says that despite questions about the value of college education, a bachelor's degree is essential to getting a good job. Christopher Eisgruber told a group of business leaders at a ...

SIU-Edwardsville names new provost

5-9-14
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville has a new provost for the first time in several years. The university system's governing board of trustees on Thursday confirmed Parviz Ansari (Pair-VEEZ An-SAR-ee) as the ...

Bill banning smoking at colleges advances in NJ

5-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A legislative committee advanced a bill Thursday that would make New Jersey the latest state to ban smoking everywhere on college campuses. The bill would amend the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act to prohibit smoking in and ...
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Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City Closes

5-8-14
Because of a lack of funding, the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City has been forced to close. Officials hope community support will help reopen the facility.
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NJ Officials Begin Planning for Climate Change Effects

5-8-14
A recent federal report claims climate change will be causing higher temperatures in the summer, colder and snowier winters and increased flooding.
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Edison Brimming with Indian Culture

5-8-14
The township of Edison is home to Little India and has a plethora of Indian food, clothing and music available.

Lawmakers upset about Super Bowl sales tax deal

5-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey state senators are bristling upon getting confirmation that the state government reimbursed the NFL because the league refuses to pay sales taxes on Super Bowl tickets and parking. State Sen. Anthony Bucco says the ...
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Mother’s Day 2014 Events in NJ

5-8-14
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11 this year and there are many events throughout the state to celebrate.

Belmar bans smoking on beach, boardwalk

5-8-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Belmar is the latest Jersey shore town to ban smoking on its beaches and boardwalk. The year-round ban will take effect on Memorial Day weekend. The town had previously allowed smoking in designated areas. Mayor Matt Doherty ...
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Lambertville Playground Closed Because of Contaminated Soil

5-7-14
Tests found toxins, including lead, in the soil beneath a Lambertville playground. Officials say remediation will take six months.