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Father’s Day 2014 Events in NJ

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15 this year and there are many events throughout the state to celebrate.

NJ lawmakers amend bill expanding Rutgers board

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill to add four political appointees to Rutgers University's governing board has moved through an Assembly committee. Senate President Stephen Sweeney's bill expands the university's Board of Governors from 15 voting members ...

NJ immigrant driving bill held for revisions

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The sponsor of a bill granting driving privileges to some New Jersey residents living in the United States illegally says the proposal needs more work. Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (GOO'-see-or-uh) pulled the proposal from ...

Travel and Tourism Director: NJ Had Record Amount Of Visitors

New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism Executive Director Grace Hanlon says that the state had a record number of visitors over the last year as several areas around the state were recovering from Hurricane Sandy.
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Kids on a Quest Provides Volunteer Opportunities for All Ages

Kids on a Quest, a youth volunteering group, offers children of all ages opportunities to participate in service projects.

Big New Jersey suburb cancels fireworks display

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Southern New Jersey's largest suburb has canceled its Fourth of July fireworks display, saying it had become too popular to maintain safety. Cherry Hill spokeswoman Bridget Palmer tells the Courier-Post ...

Rutgers report calls for fewer trustees

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A report released by Rutgers University calls for making one of the school's governing bodies smaller. The study on governance at New Jersey's flagship state university was completed last year but made public only ...

Christie attends Essex County College renovation

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another day, another groundbreaking for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie helped launch the $6.7 million renovation of Essex County College's Martin Luther King Jr. Library on Wednesday. The library is being transformed ...

Christie attends William Paterson groundbreaking

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to tout his administration's investments in New Jersey's public colleges and universities. The Republican visited William Paterson University in Wayne on Tuesday morning for the groundbreaking of a ...

Industry poll: US support of gambling at a high

Americans' support of legalized gambling is at all-time high, according to a new poll prepared for the casino industry's main trade group. The report for the American Gaming Association also supports an assertion the gambling industry has long held: ...