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149 graduate from New Jersey State Police Academy

8-29-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey State Police has gained 149 new state troopers. The 154th State Police recruit class graduated during ceremonies in Toms River on Friday. The class started with 200 recruits. The State Police say approximately ...

New Jersey set for Labor Day weekend

8-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend in New Jersey as people celebrate the final weekend of the summer tourism season. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday plans to visit Seaside Heights and Point ...
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Helping Struggling Veterans

8-28-14
Community Hope aims to help veterans in North Jersey who may have issues with addiction, PTSD and homelessness.
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PSE&G Touts Economic Impact of Its 10-year Capital Plan

8-27-14
PSE&G plans to spend $8 billion over 10 years to upgrade its systems, which it says will result in supporting 6,000 jobs for the next decade.

RV offers legal help outside NY, NJ family courts

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new assistance program in New York and New Jersey seeks to help parents settle child support battles. Project Child Support rolled out this week, literally on wheels, to offer parents low-cost legal advice outside court ...

Parents say they will boycott Newark schools

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some parents of Newark schoolchildren say they plan to boycott the city school district when classes begin next week. Johnnie Lattner, an organizer of the boycott, says it would begin Sept. 4 and continue for at least the first ...

Camden Diocese seeks to sell nursing homes

8-27-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Camden Diocese is seeking to sell its three nursing homes. The diocese says insufficient Medicaid reimbursements created a $6 million shortfall last year. In a statement, Bishop Dennis Sullivan says the current nursing-home ...

Christie calls Arkansas top pickup opportunity

8-27-14
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling Arkansas the best opportunity for Republicans to pick up a governor's seat as he campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid. Christie campaigned in Arkansas on Wednesday ...
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Demonstrators Call Out Booker, Menendez on Their Support of Israel

8-26-14
More than 50 people gathered in Newark to criticize Sens. Booker and Menendez on their pro-Israel stance.
Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

8-26-14
Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.