Philadelphia Community College names new president

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Community College of Philadelphia has chosen its new president. Fifty-seven-year-old Donald Generals Jr. is vice president for academic affairs at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey. He will be the sixth ...

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

A New Jersey judge has ruled that a school district can try to make the families of alleged bullies pay if the district is held liable in a negligence lawsuit. The ruling last week is part of a lawsuit filed by a former student at Flemington-Raritan ...

Investigators: Janitor’s Cigarette Caused Edison School Fire

According to investigators, the fire that destroyed Monroe Elementary in Edison was caused by a cigarette left behind by Janitor Jerome Higgins.
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NJ Kids Make Finals in Jif Peanut Butter Contest

Two New Jerseyans make it to the top 10 entries in the 2013-2014 Jif Peanut Butter Most Creative Sandwich Contest.

Food Service Training Academy Helps Improve Lives

Community FoodBank of New Jersey teaches trainees to cook, helping them graduate and improve their lives with their new skills.

Former NJ school official gets 5 years in scam

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Middlesex County woman will spend five years in prison for bilking two school districts out of more than $500,000. Michelle Pumilia of Union Beach pleaded guilty in December to official misconduct. Pumilia worked as ...

Lakewood seeks cash for courtesy busing

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Lakewood will ask voters in November to approve spending an additional $10 million to pay for courtesy busing for more than 10,000 private school students. The cost exceeds a state mandated budget cap. The Ocean County ...

Plan seeks to curb college costs in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two Democrats in the New Jersey Assembly have introduced a 20-bill package that seeks to make college more attainable and affordable. The plan calls for freezing tuition and fees for nine semesters following a student's ...

NJ provost named Notre Dame of Maryland president

BALTIMORE (AP) — Notre Dame of Maryland University has named a New Jersey educator as its 14th president. Marylou Yam, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saint Peter's University in Jersey City, was named president Thursday. She ...

NJ high school athlete revived after collapsing

MONTVALE, N.J. (AP) — An 11th-grade student athlete in northern New Jersey is in stable condition after he was revived with a defibrillator when he collapsed during track practice. It's not known what caused the student to collapse on the turf at ...