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Columbus Day Parades and Wine Festival in NJ This Week

10-10-14
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 Oct. 10 to Oct. 16.
Participants in the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program. Photo courtesy of Justine McCarthy.

Clara Maass Medical Foundation Hosts Run/Walk For Healthy Living After-School Program

10-9-14
Clara Maass Medical Foundation is hosting its annual 5K Run and 2K Fun Walk to raise money for the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program, which teaches healthy living habits to third and fourth grade students in three counties.

Christie convenes drug addiction taskforce

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is convening a new addiction taskforce aimed at preventing drug dependence, strengthening services and de-stigmatizing an epidemic he has repeatedly said should be treated as a disease. The new taskforce ...

New Jersey Transit sues insurers over Sandy pay

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is suing its insurers for more help paying to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. The agency filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month claiming that Lloyds of London and other insurance companies ...

Union blocks traffic to protest casino givebacks

10-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino workers are blocking traffic on a southern New Jersey highway to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal casino open. Several members of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union ...

4 Northeast states stand together against heroin

10-8-14
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general says the thriving interstate drug trade is fueling the heroin epidemic plaguing all segments of society, with the drug both cheap and plentiful. Attorney General Kathleen Kane says it costs as ...

Man sues Newark Archdiocese over alleged sex abuse

10-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago. Stephen Marlowe, of Hoboken, discussed his claims during a news ...

High school cancels football season over bullying

10-7-14
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey town is reeling after its high school football season was cut short by allegations of bullying and harassment among players. Sayreville War Memorial High has been a powerhouse, winning three sectional titles ...

Motto engraved on library gets lost in translation

10-6-14
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Latin motto engraved on the wall of a new library in southern New Jersey got lost in translation. Officials had thought the phrase "Nos Secundus Coniecto Omnia" meant "we confirm all things twice." But it actually means ...
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Halloween 2014 Events In NJ

10-3-14
New Jersey will be celebrating Halloween this year with hayrides, haunted houses, mazes and parades.