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Stefanie Arozamena's daughters Emily and Kayla cutting the ribbon of a new Jame Monroe Elementary School sign with the principal Lynda Zapoticzny & Mayor Ricigliano in 2011. Photo courtesy of Stefani Arozamena.

Parent Fundraises for Edison School Teachers Who Helped Her Family After House Fire

Stefanie Arozamena is raising money for the teachers at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison to help them rebuild their classrooms after the school burned down. Members of the school community helped the Arozamena family after their home was lost to fire in 2011.

Prosecutors probe student’s death at NJ college

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a student at a southern New Jersey college. It's not yet clear when or how Henry Lee died. But school officials say foul play is not suspected. Richard Stockton College of ...

NJ woman gets nails done, gives birth at salon

GLEN ROCK, N.J. (AP) — What started as a day at the nail salon turned into a day a northern New Jersey won't soon forget. The owner of Eden Nails in Glen Rock tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1poYtPL) the woman, a regular customer of the salon, ...

Historic Greystone building demo coming soon

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — One of northern New Jersey's former architectural landmarks is slated to be demolished in the next few months. Representatives of the state Department of the Treasury visited the site of the closed Greystone Park ...

Community Events 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 March 28 to April 3.

Autism Awareness Month 2014 Events in NJ

April is National Autism Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state benefiting autism organizations.

Ex-school board president guilty of lunch fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Jurors have found the former president of the Elizabeth School Board guilty of stealing from the district's free lunch program. The panel found 49-year-old Marie Munn understated her household income, which exceeded the limit ...

Princeton grants admission to 7.28 percent

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says its latest round of admissions is expected to represent the most selective admission process in the university's history. A university spokesman announced Thursday that Princeton has offered ...

Relay For Life 2014 Events in NJ

The overnight Relay For Life events raise money for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. There are walks throughout New Jersey from March 28 through October.
Families attending a previous Nassan's Place event. Photo courtesy of Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr.

5K to Raise Money to Open Educational Center for Autistic Children

A new organization that plans to help educate autistic children in New Jersey, Nassan's Place, is holding a 5K Walk for Autism to raise money for Autism New Jersey and to open a center.