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Former NJ Pinelands Commissioner Claims Politics Led to Her Replacement

5-6-14
Former New Jersey Pinelands Commissioner Leslie Ficcaglia says she has been replaced because she voted against a 22-mile natural gas pipeline.

New Jersey fire siren silenced by osprey nest

5-6-14
SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) — A pair of ospreys has quieted a fire alarm in one New Jersey shore town. The raptors have built a nest inside the Spring Lake Fire Department siren. By law, the nest can't be disturbed, and that's ruffled some feathers. ...
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Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

5-5-14
After the New Jersey Turnpike Authority cut down trees to widen the Garden State Parkway, Brick residents say their quality of life has decreased dramatically.

Sandy-damaged town halls: fix or rebuild?

5-5-14
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — Officials in New Jersey towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy are facing many of the same questions their residents are grappling with when it comes to municipal buildings damaged in the storm. Can the town halls be fixed, or ...
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Residents in Flood-Prone Areas Frustrated After Latest Storm

5-2-14
Another round of flooding hit several areas of New Jersey after heavy rain fell Thursday.

Arrow removed from bear in New Jersey

5-2-14
MINE HILL, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey veterinarian has removed an arrow from the face of a black bear. The bruin carried the projectile for six months and managed to survive the winter. The arrow was wedged from the top of the bear's nose, through ...

EPA grounds helicopter used for pollution checks

5-1-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says budget cuts are forcing it to ground a helicopter that for decades had checked for floating pollution along the New Jersey and New York coastline. The agency says it had to ...
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Seaside Park Boardwalk Reconstruction at Standstill

4-29-14
Because the Seaside Park boardwalk is privately owned, its reconstruction has been delayed as property owners negotiate.
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Board Investigates NJ Water Quality

4-29-14
A nine-member board appointed by the governor, Senate president and Assembly speaker are looking into water quality in New Jersey.

Investigators: Forest fire was intentionally set

4-29-14
BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Investigators have determined that a large forest fire that broke out in southern New Jersey last week was intentionally set. But the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1kjsgpC) reports that another blaze that occurred in ...