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NJ nuke plant back online after maintenance work

12-21-13
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has returned to service after crews completed some maintenance work on a system that regulates pressure to the steam turbines. Officials at the Oyster Creek plant in Lacey ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices drop slightly

12-21-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing slightly lower 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 $3.28, down a penny from last week. That's also slightly ...

Emotions run high in Pinelands gas pipeline plan

12-21-13
PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey agency tasked with protecting the largest tract of open space between Virginia and Boston will decide next month whether to side with a forest sitting atop 17 trillion gallons of some of the most ...
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Farmland Dairies in Wallington is Closing, Resulting in 325 Layoffs

12-20-13
Farmland Dairies is closing in Wallington, resulting in 325 layoffs before Christmas.

NJ’s Homestead credit deadline extended

12-20-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey homeowners are getting some extra time to apply for property tax credits. The state announced Friday that it would extend the deadline for applying for Homestead credits to Jan. 31. The original deadline was Dec. 31. ...

NJ county bans hydraulic fracturing

12-20-13
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — In a largely symbolic measure, Middlesex County has become the first in New Jersey to ban hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for natural gas. The county's freeholder board unanimously adopted the ban Thursday. So ...

NJ roofer indicted for alleged insurance fraud

12-20-13
SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged the head of a central New Jersey roofing company with stealing more than $265,000 through alleged insurance fraud. The state attorney general's office says Charles Kelcy Pegler Sr., was indicted ...

Bayonne Bridge to close overnights in Jan., Feb.

12-20-13
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists traveling between New Jersey and Staten Island will soon feel the effects of a major construction project on the Bayonne Bridge. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is reminding travelers that the bridge ...

Atlantic Club to be sold for parts, closed

12-20-13
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The casino that would become The Atlantic Club opened as The Golden Nugget in late 1980, an opulent pleasure palace by the sea whose commercials featured owner Steve Wynn delivering fresh towels to Frank Sinatra. But next ...

Ship with mushy bananas ordered to stay in NJ port

12-20-13
GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a ship to stay in port in New Jersey because of a dispute over a shipment of mushy bananas. Del Monte Fresh Produce filed a lawsuit Thursday over a shipment of 110,000 cartons of bananas from ...