Jersey shore likely to see rough surf

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Forecasters say the surf is up along the Jersey shore. The National Weather Service says a coastal low pressure system is likely to produce a high risk for rip currents and wave heights of 5 to 7 feet Wednesday. Forecasters ...

Cops seek 2 hikers as part of bear attack probe

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police are trying to identify two hikers who may have come upon a group in a northern New Jersey nature preserve before a bear attacked and killed a Rutgers University student. West Milford police believe the two hikers ...

Environmentalists Upset with Plans to Divert Passaic River Funds

Environmentalists are upset with apparent plans to divert millions of dollars intended to restore the polluted Passaic River to help balance New Jersey's budget.

Thousands from NJ Participate in Climate March

Organizers of the march meant to draw attention to climate change in New York City say 10,000 New Jerseyans participated.

NJ Farms Attract Tourists with Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Picking

New Jersey ranks ninth nationwide in total agritourism dollars.

Bear suspected of killing hiker in New Jersey

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A 300-pound male bear believed to have killed a hiker in northern New Jersey was circling the victim when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it. Twenty-two-year-old Darsh Patel and four friends from Edison, ...
Panelists (L-R) Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Jeana Wirtenberg, co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit.

Going Green in a Busy World at the NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

Attendees to the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter's University learned how they can go green and make their businesses more sustainable.

Monarchs Stop in Cape May Point on Journey to Mexico

This time each year, monarch butterflies descend on Cape May Point before continuing to Mexico. But their population is dwindling.

New Jersey woman can bring pet bobcat home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A judge is allowing a southern New Jersey woman to bring her pet bobcat home. Rocky has escaped from Ginny Fine's Stafford Township home four times since March. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1u0wX0e ) ...

Beetles Threaten Ash Trees in NJ

The emerald ash borer, or EAB, is wiping out ash trees throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada.