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Princeton offers second dose of meningitis vaccine

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is offering booster shots for students and staff who received the meningitis B vaccine last December. The second dose will be available from Monday through Thursday at the school's Frist Campus Center. ...
Ethan and Jason Sandlofer at A Cycle for Survival event. Photo courtesy of Jason Sandlofer.

E’s Biker Buddies: First Children’s Only Cycle Event for Cancer Research

Seven-year-old Ethan Sandlofer is hosting the first Cycle for Survival event for kids only, to raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in memory of his mother.

Professor tries a 3rd time for US Senate in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A college professor who has twice run unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey is going to try again. Murray Sabrin says he will seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Cory Booker in this year's ...

Snow doesn’t stop Valentine’s Day in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Love is conquering snow on Valentine's Day in New Jersey. Municipal Court judges in Newark will perform civil union and wedding ceremonies for up to 100 couples on Friday. Meanwhile, more than 60 married couples are scheduled ...

1 NJ school district trying a virtual school day

MONTVALE, N.J. (AP) — One New Jersey school district is having students log on for a "virtual school day" in an experiment that could alter the meaning of snow days. Bergen County's Pascack Valley Regional High School District officials tell The ...

Presidents’ Day Celebrations Around NJ

Events celebrating Presidents' Day are scheduled throughout the state.

Christie says bridge scandal won’t impede agenda

CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the traffic scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor — or from raising money for Republican candidates for governor. Christie told about 1,600 people at ...

SDA OKs plan to replace Trenton’s Central High

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials have approved a $130.5 million construction project for a new school that would replace Trenton's 82-year-old Central High School. The Schools Development Authority gave its unanimous approval on Tuesday. The ...

NJ education commissioner stepping down

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's education commissioner is stepping down at the end of the month. Chris Cerf will join an education technology firm run by former New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein. Cerf served as Klein's deputy from 2006 ...

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The hearing will take place on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in Newark ...