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Ex-NJ teacher suspended for mocking student’s name

10-28-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — State officials have suspended a former New Jersey teacher's license for a year after she mocked a student's name on Facebook. Yvette Nicholas agreed that ridiculing the student's name was immature and based on the fact that a ...

Rutgers student’s death ruled an accident

10-27-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The alcohol-related death of a Rutgers University student last month has been ruled an accident. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Monday that 19-year-old Caitlyn Kovacs died from "acute ethanol toxicity." ...

Maine’s Ebola protocols mean quarantine _ for now

10-27-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Health officials say a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa has agreed to be quarantined at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, but her lawyer suggests the home confinement may be temporary. Attorney Steven Hyman says ...

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, ...

Students leave early after social media threat

10-24-14
BOONTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey school district says students have been sent home early after two students reported a threatening message left on an anonymous social media app. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1pIJEqj ) that Boonton ...

Retired teacher charged with abusing student

10-23-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a retired teacher and another man have been charged with sexually abusing a teenager starting more than 10 years ago. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said Thursday that 63-year-old Raymond Waters and ...
Participants running at a previous Haunted Harvest 5K. Photo courtesy of John Hart.

Haunted Run to Raise Funds for Isles Inc. Programs

10-23-14
The non-profit Isles, Inc. is hosting its Annual Haunted Run and Monster Madness Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 25 to raise money to support their programs in Trenton.

Ex-student waives hearing on Penn State threat

10-22-14
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A 20-year-old former Penn State student has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he threatened a shooting at a student center. Jong Seong Shim's decision Wednesday clears the way for a trial or a plea ...
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Teachers Learn to Use 3D Printers

10-22-14
The Department of Defense held a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to teachers.
Rutgers engineers developing new imaging technologies for early detection of cancers include, from left, Laura Higgins, Richard Riman, Margot Zevon and Prabhas Moghe. Photo: Carl Blesch

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology

10-22-14
Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions.