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Businessman sentenced for filing false tax returns

6-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for filing false income tax returns. Richard Jackowitz of Warwick also must pay $319,940 in restitution to the government and serve a ...

Tensions rise as New Jersey budget deadline nears

6-15-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's budget deliberations are headed for the wire. Two of the principal dealmakers — Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic Senate President Stephen Sweeney — are negotiating as they eye higher offices. ...

Herring and haddock fishermen at odds over bycatch

6-15-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen in two of the most lucrative fisheries in the Northeast — Atlantic herring and haddock — are at odds over management of fishing in Georges Bank, a key nerve center for both species. Herring fishermen are on ...

Riders relieved Philadelphia rail strike is over

6-15-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Passengers are relieved that Philadelphia-area commuter trains are back on track before the Monday morning rush hour. Employees ended a one-day strike early Sunday after President Barack Obama intervened. Obama created an ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices stay stable

6-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing stable prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.49, the same price as last week. But that's still higher than ...

Last superstorm-damaged boardwalks getting fixed

6-14-14
OCEAN GROVE, N.J. (AP) — The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed. The biggest project still underway is in the Ocean Grove section of Neptune Township, where a protracted funding dispute with the Federal ...

Governor asks US for help in Philly transit strike

6-14-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the Philadelphia transit strike. Corbett said Saturday that he asked Obama to appoint an emergency board to mediate the dispute between the Southeast ...
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Praise For Camden, Sixers Deal Not Unanimous

6-13-14
The 76ers practice facility is moving to Camden and some New Jersey lawmakers are not happy about the tax incentives used lore them.
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Chatham Community Bee Co-Op is Buzzing

6-13-14
Chatham Mayor Bruce Harris started a Community Bee Co-Op, which is growing.

Upper level GWB lanes facing 12-week shutdown

6-13-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are being urged to use the lower level of the George Washington Bridge during overnight hours due to an upcoming construction project. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says beginning June 16, three ...