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Where to Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree 2014

11-28-14
As Christmas quickly approaches, many New Jersey residents are heading out to purchase trees and many farms throughout the state allow customers to choose and cut down their own trees.
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Santa’s Arrival and Winter Festival Parade in NJ This Week

11-28-14
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 Nov. 28 through Dec. 4.

It’s beginning to look a lot like 2016 to GOP govs

11-28-14
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking through the manicured grounds of a pink luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured ...
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Lunch Break Gives Out Meals for Thanksgiving and Year Round

11-27-14
Red Bank non-profit Lunch Break provides food, clothing and other social services to those in need on a daily basis. This Thanksgiving, the group provided more than 30 turkeys.

Civil rights groups want Michael Brown mural back

11-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two civil rights groups in New Jersey are calling for the restoration of a mural in Trenton that featured Michael Brown, the black Missouri teenager who was shot and killed by a white police officer. The mural had been ...

3 kids rewarded for honesty in south Jersey

11-25-14
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Three children in southern New Jersey have learned it pays to be honest. Thirteen-year-old Ricky Cote, his 9-year-old sister, Bella, and 6-year-old brother, Robby, found $180 in cash in a parking lot in Galloway ...
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Newark’s Malcolm X Shabazz High School Sees Improvements

11-24-14
Since Gemar Mills became the principal at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, the school has seen improvements as proficiency scores have increased.
The West Orange United FC TOPSoccer members. Photo Courtesy of Perry Bashkoff.

TOPSoccer Youth Program Allows Athletes with Disabilities to Participate

11-24-14
In West Orange, Lou Mignone started the TOPSoccer chapter in order for athletes with physical and mental disabilities to have a chance to participate in sports.

Group to take over Helmetta animal shelter

11-24-14
HELMETTA, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been given receivership of a central New Jersey animal shelter that has been quarantined. The borough council voted for the plan for the Helmetta Regional ...

College buys $219K Chinese conference table

11-24-14
UNION, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China. The school did not put the project out to bid and picked a company in Shanghai. Kean recently opened a branch ...