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Bernards Twp. Police Work to Identify Explicit Photo Sender in School District

5-12-14
Bernards Township Police Department Operations and OEM Coordinator Captain Michael Shimsky says the police department is working to identify who is sending explicit photos to students in the Bernards Township School District.

Princeton president: College is sound investment

5-9-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The president of Princeton University says that despite questions about the value of college education, a bachelor's degree is essential to getting a good job. Christopher Eisgruber told a group of business leaders at a ...

SIU-Edwardsville names new provost

5-9-14
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville has a new provost for the first time in several years. The university system's governing board of trustees on Thursday confirmed Parviz Ansari (Pair-VEEZ An-SAR-ee) as the ...

Bill banning smoking at colleges advances in NJ

5-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A legislative committee advanced a bill Thursday that would make New Jersey the latest state to ban smoking everywhere on college campuses. The bill would amend the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act to prohibit smoking in and ...
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Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City Closes

5-8-14
Because of a lack of funding, the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City has been forced to close. Officials hope community support will help reopen the facility.

Employees of NJ university victims of ID fraud

5-8-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dozens of employees at a New Jersey university say their identities were stolen by someone who filed federal tax returns in their names. Union leaders at New Jersey City University tell The Jersey Journal ...

New Jersey lawmakers move bill on campus assaults

5-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative committee has advanced a bill that would make colleges pay $50,000 fines if they fail to report student-on-student sexual assault allegations. Reporting is already required. But the bill's sponsor, ...

Parents protest crossing where 3 children were hit

5-8-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Parents and children are demanding safer crossings after three children were struck walking home from school by a vehicle driven by New Brunswick's fire director. They plan to attend Thursday night's Middlesex County ...

NY library shelves revamp, won’t move 1M books

5-7-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library has abandoned its $300 million plan to revamp its flagship midtown Manhattan building and move 1.5 million books to New Jersey. Library president Tony Marx said Wednesday that library officials and New ...

Georgian Court president planning to step down

5-7-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The longtime leader of a private Catholic university in southern New Jersey is planning to leave her post. Sister Rosemary Jeffries announced Wednesday that she will step down next year as president of Georgian Court ...