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Howell Student Jayne McDevitt at the Madison Beggs Kicks 4 Kids Soccer Marathon. Photo Courtesy of Jayne McDevitt

Howell Student Recognized for Creating Soccer Marathon in Memory of Friend

3-12-14
After watching a friend lose a battle with cancer and starting a soccer marathon in her memory, Howell native Jayne McDevitt has been honored as one of New Jersey's top youth volunteers.
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Newark Students Create Sewer Guard to Reduce Pollution

3-12-14
Students at Oliver Street School in Newark have designed and made a sewer guard to reduce the amount of garbage entering the waterways. They are finalists in a national Samsung competition.

Senator: Speed of Sandy NJ rebuilding aid is OK

3-12-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey senator says state and federal officials must speed the way aid is getting to people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez says 12,000 people have gotten ...

Honor student who sued parents returns home

3-12-14
ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them, and the family is now asking for privacy. The lawyer representing Rachel Canning's parents, made ...

New Jersey judge blocks dad from delivery room

3-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Women in New Jersey can block a baby's father from the delivery room. A state judge, citing a woman's right to privacy, ruled that mothers can decide who will be with them when giving birth. In an opinion released Monday, the ...

NY brothers plead guilty in NJ in divorce case

3-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two Brooklyn brothers have admitted traveling to New Jersey as part of a plan to coerce a Jewish man to give his wife a religious divorce through threats of violence. Thirty-four-year-old Avrohom Goldstein and his 31-year-old ...

FEMA extends Sandy housing aid in NJ

3-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have extended temporary housing assistance for Superstorm Sandy victims in New Jersey by three months. The aid was due to expire on April 30th. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. had requested ...

NJ court grants delay in affordable housing case

3-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration has won a temporary reprieve from an order requiring the state Council on Affordable Housing to meet and advance rules on how much housing each town must allocate for lower-income people. ...
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Wantage Resident Named Top NJ HS Youth Volunteer for Anti-Bullying Program

3-10-14
Wantage resident Ashley Craig was chosen as the top high school youth volunteer in New Jersey for the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for creating a program called Students Against Being Bullied (SABB).

Security focus of NJ school construction votes

3-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's Election Day in 13 New Jersey school districts. Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to consider projects worth $180 million. Nearly half the costs could be picked up by the state government. New schools are not on the ...