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Jersey Shore Businesses and Beaches Re-Open for Summer

Businesses and beaches along the Jersey Shore re-opened Memorial Day weekend for the 2014 summer season.

Governor Kicks Off Summer Tourist Season, Brushing Aside Tough Week

Gov. Christie visited areas of the Jersey Shore to kick off Memorial Day weekend and encourage people to come to the area.

Seaside Gets Ready for Summer Season

While officials say the Seaside boardwalk, destroyed by fire in September, won't be ready for Memorial Day weekend, there will be activities set up in a parking lot for people to enjoy. The boardwalk should be rebuilt by late June.

Slight increase in holiday traffic expected in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is hoping winter-weary visitors are ready for some surf and sand as the Memorial Day holiday launches the summer tourism season. Forecasters are predicting a somewhat wet start to the Memorial Day holiday weekend ...

Orthodox rabbis charged in religious divorce plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities in New Jersey say four Orthodox Jewish rabbis and one of their sons have been indicted on charges they conspired to kidnap and force Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces. U.S. Attorney Paul ...

Ocean City tops NJ best beaches voting

Ocean City has reclaimed its status as New Jersey's most popular beach in an annual voting contest. The Cape May County resort took top honors in the New Jersey Top Ten Beaches contest. It's sponsored by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and ...
Woodland Park Memorial Day Parade 2013.

Memorial Day 2014 Events in NJ

New Jersey has many events scheduled to commemorate veterans for Memorial Day.

New Jersey targets opiate addiction with ads

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has launched an ad campaign and website targeting opiate addiction. Thursday's announcement by the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse represents the implementation of the first of the recommendations ...

School official quits after TV crew follows him

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The lead attendance officer for the Atlantic City school district has quit after a TV news crew documented him doing anything but his job. WPVI-TV in Philadelphia (http://6abc.cm/1qXABqy ) showed Nicholas Russo getting ...

Newtown parents call on Christie to sign ammo ban

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting have joined Democrats in calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The measure ...