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Deer runs amok in Lakewood church office

11-18-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A deer managed to run amok after shattering a window and leaping in a church office in Lakewood. Officials initially feared a burglar had broken into the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday. But the Rev. Thomas ...

Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

11-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project. Environmental and design work has been completed for the Portal Bridge over ...

New Jersey’s land-lovin’ seal bound for Detroit

11-14-14
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for Jersey shore beaches — and the food-bearing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals. Since March, the 100-pound ...

Electric charging stations to be installed

11-13-14
LEWES, Del. (AP) — Two free electric charging stations for electric cars will be installed at the Lewes terminal of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The Delaware River and Bay Authority says the stations will be in the public parking lot near the terminal ...

Christie faces Iowa pressure on pig crate ban

11-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, both New Jersey's governor and a potential ...

Sammy the cocker spaniel dies at new home

11-12-14
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — A cocker spaniel that was left for dead in a trash bag has died at its new adoptive home in New Jersey. Sammy had suffered a stroke. The dog gained attention in 2013 after Keith Morgan said he had discovered the starving ...
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Crews in Brick Discover Old Ship

11-11-14
While installing protective steel sheet pilings in Brick Township, crews uncovered what officials think is an old shipwrecked vessel.

Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills

11-11-14
Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern New Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The ...
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Bay Head Homeowners Reject Easements for Beach Replenishment Project

11-10-14
Many in Bay Head won't sign easements needed for the Army Corps beach replenishment project, saying the move would convert private land into public.
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Sierra Club Director: Oil Company Does Not Have Right to Use Eminent Domain for Pipeline

11-10-14
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says that Pilgrim does not have the approval to use eminent domain against homeowners for an underground pipeline since it is not public utilities.