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Ryan’s Quest Family Fun Fest to Benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

5-29-14
The Schultz family founded Ryan's Quest after their son, Ryan, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The foundation raises money for research by holding events, such as the Family Fun Fest, set for Sunday, June 1.

Hippos get new home at New Jersey aquarium

5-29-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — They're not your typical Jersey girls, but you could say they're hip. New Jersey's Adventure Aquarium in Camden has a new home for its two Nile hippopotamuses. Genny is 4,000 pounds and Button is 3,000 pounds. The aquarium ...
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Jerseyfest Celebrates the Best of NJ at the Meadowlands

5-28-14
Jerseyfest 2014 at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment complex on Saturday, May 31 will feature a food truck mash-up, live entertainment and the opportunity to meet Victor Espinoza, jockey of California Chrome.
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Jersey Shore Businesses and Beaches Re-Open for Summer

5-26-14
Businesses and beaches along the Jersey Shore re-opened Memorial Day weekend for the 2014 summer season.
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Newark’s Military Park Makeover Attracts New Visitors

5-26-14
Military Park in Newark has been renovated to bring in visitors. The man responsible for revitalizing the park did the same for Bryant Park in Manhattan.

Dispute clouds future of Jersey City movie palace

5-24-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A majestic movie palace that dates back to the Great Depression is being viewed as a possible key to Jersey City's future. The Loew's Jersey Theatre has sat in the middle of Journal Square since 1929. It was boarded up in ...
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Seaside Gets Ready for Summer Season

5-23-14
While officials say the Seaside boardwalk, destroyed by fire in September, won't be ready for Memorial Day weekend, there will be activities set up in a parking lot for people to enjoy. The boardwalk should be rebuilt by late June.

Community Events in NJ This Week

5-23-14
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 May 23 to 29.

Ocean City tops NJ best beaches voting

5-22-14
Ocean City has reclaimed its status as New Jersey's most popular beach in an annual voting contest. The Cape May County resort took top honors in the New Jersey Top Ten Beaches contest. It's sponsored by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and ...

Casino lobby drops pro-Internet gambling advocacy

5-22-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's main lobbying group has quietly ended its efforts to legalize online gambling as its members stake starkly different positions on the matter. American Gaming Association officials said Thursday that the group ...