Christie attends Essex County College renovation

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another day, another groundbreaking for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie helped launch the $6.7 million renovation of Essex County College's Martin Luther King Jr. Library on Wednesday. The library is being transformed ...

NJEA President: NJEA Will Do Well in Court Against Christie

NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer said that the NJEA will do well in court with their lawsuit against Christie's pension plans.

Christie attends William Paterson groundbreaking

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to tout his administration's investments in New Jersey's public colleges and universities. The Republican visited William Paterson University in Wayne on Tuesday morning for the groundbreaking of a ...

School bus protest in Lakewood postponed

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A planned protest which could clog a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey with hundreds of cars has been postponed for a day. But a rabbi is still calling on the parents of private school students to drive ...

Christie Promotes Camden Promise Initiative During Visit

During his recent visit to Camden, Gov. Chris Christie talked about his Camden Promise Initiative plan.

School bus protest could lead to traffic jam

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey are working to avert a school bus protest which could clog with streets with hundreds of cars. A rabbi is calling on the parents of private school students ...

Kid says teacher taped mouths, prompting probe

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A substitute teacher in northern New Jersey is under investigation following a complaint she taped the mouths of several children who were talking during quiet time. Police in Elizabeth say the incident occurred Monday and ...

Rutgers starts institute to prepare for disasters

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has launched a new institute to help government agencies and businesses prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies. The state's flagship public university announced the institute Friday during ...

Appeals court upholds firing of New Jersey teacher

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An appeals court has upheld the firing of a special-education teacher at a central New Jersey school who told her predominantly black students they were "stupid" and "acting like monkeys." Courtney Watson was a ...

Security boosted at North Bergen school

NORTH BEGERN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are taking no chances after a written threat to "shoot up" North Bergen High School was found written on a desk. The school's 2,800 students will be subject to a metal-detector search and students will not be ...