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Ask Away: Why do some towns have Boro or Township, etc. in their name when others don’t?

12-1-15
Ask Away: Why do some towns have Boro or Township, etc. in their name when others don’t? Every municipality in New Jersey falls into one of the following five types of municipal government: borough, township, city, town, or village.“Every ...
NJTransit Bus

Ask Away: How many NJ Transit buses are there on the road on any given day?

12-1-15
Ask Away: How many NJ Transit buses are there on the road on any given day?The maximum number of busses on the road at any given time is 1,867, according to NJ Transit Senior Public Information Officer Jim Smith. That goes for NJT ...
Ironbound

Ask Away: Why do they call it the “Ironbound?”

12-1-15
Ask Away: Why do they call it the "Ironbound?"The Ironbound is a four square mile section of Newark’s East Ward. It gets its name from the railroad tracks that form its boundaries. According to the Ironbound Community Corporation, the ...
Gas Pump

Ask Away: Why can’t we pump our own gas?

12-1-15
Ask Away: Why can’t we pump our own gas?New Jersey is one of two states where you can’t pump your own gas (Oregon is the other). In our case, the self-service ban dates back to a 1949 state law. Under the Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety ...
151126Wanko

At Langosta Lounge Thanksgiving Means Sharing a Free Meal

11-26-15
At Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park Marilyn and Richard Schlossbach along with hundreds of other volunteers have been preparing a free Thanksgiving meal to anyone in need for nearly 10 years.
151123Delmore

Ask Away: Who Decides Which Roads Get Repaired?

11-23-15
If you lined up every lane of road in New Jersey end to end you would have 38,000 miles of pavement. That’s enough roadway to cross the country thirteen times. It’s all jam-packed into our tiny state, but who decides which roads get repair work done?
NJCommunityEventsV3

New Jersey Comic Expo and The Nutcracker in NJ This Week

11-20-15
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. 20 through Nov. 26.

Santa’s Grand Arrival and Art All Day In NJ This Week

11-13-15
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. 13 through Nov. 19.
151111Wanko

Ceremony Honors Veterans For Their Service and Selflessness

11-11-15
VFW Harold Daley Post 1333 was established in 1925. This year was their tenth Veterans Day ceremony. Veterans there said they were honored to have served our country and to stand up for the rights of Americans.
NJCommunityEventsV3

Exit Zero International Jazz Fest and Veterans Day Parade in NJ This Week

11-6-15
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. 6 through Nov. 12.