New Device Gets School Personnel Help with Push of a Button

Bergen County Technical High School in Paramus has started using a device that allows teachers to immediately alert school security of an issue.

Dalai Lama Visits Princeton University

The Dalai Lama spoke at Princeton University while members of the International Shugden Community gathered outside in protest.

13 Garfield school workers accused of lunch fraud

GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Garfield's school board has disciplined 13 employees who are accused of under reporting their incomes so their children could receive free or reduced-cost lunches. The Record (http://bit.ly/1v940KW ) newspaper reports two ...

Ex-NJ teacher suspended for mocking student’s name

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.