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Brady Bunch Convention, Crab Cook-Off 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. 15 to Aug. 21.

NJ town welcomes home softball champions

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — They are the girls of summer. Robbinsville turned out on Thursday to welcome home the team that won the Little League Softball World Series. Their bus was given a police escort. The Robbinsville team beat Bossier City, ...

13-Year-Old Plainsboro Resident Hosts Piano Recital Benefiting Plainsboro Rescue Squad

Plainsboro resident Charlie Liu, 13, is holding a solo benefit concert on Sunday, Aug. 17 to benefit the Plainsboro Rescue Squad.

Bishop names new leaders for NJ seminary

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's archbishop has appointed two new leaders to New Jersey's St. Andrew's Hall at Seton Hall University. The Rev. John Chadwick will succeed Rev. Mark O'Malley as rector of the college seminary. O'Malley recently requested ...

New Jersey’s Christie takes Ice Bucket Challenge

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proving again he doesn't mind a little humiliation. The Republican on Tuesday posted on his Facebook page a video showing two of his kids dumping a bucket of ice water on his head. The video is ...

ACLU wants Army to help 2 transgender veterans

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union wants the Army to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two New Jersey-based transgender military veterans. The group announced Monday that it submitted two applications to the ...

Fracking Waste Ban Veto Raises Question Of Override

New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would ban fracking waste in the state but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the bill.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Aug. 11, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Lawmakers look to ban piercing, tattooing of pets

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are seeking to pass a bill that would ban the piercing and tattooing of pets. Three Hudson County Democrats on Monday introduced legislation that would make the practice animal cruelty. Assemblyman Carmelo ...

20 rescued dogs arrive in NJ by private jet

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans. They were flown by private jet to Morristown Municipal Airport on Sunday. Rich ...