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Philadelphia area commuter rail strike threatened

6-12-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuter trains serving the Philadelphia area might stop running this weekend if last-ditch contract negotiations fail. Federal mediators have asked the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to meet Friday with ...

NJ doctor gets license suspended for script abuse

6-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State authorities say the license of a Manahawkin doctor has been suspended for illegally distributing painkillers. The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners said on Thursday it has obtained the voluntary temporary license ...
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Father’s Day 2014 Events in NJ

6-12-14
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

6-12-14
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

6-12-14
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 ...
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Travel and Tourism Director: NJ Had Record Amount Of Visitors

6-11-14
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

6-11-14
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

6-11-14
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

6-11-14
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

6-11-14
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 ...