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Snow delays Pa., NJ rivals’ Thanksgiving game

11-26-14
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (AP) — A snowstorm is disrupting one of high school football's great Thanksgiving traditions. The annual Turkey day rivalry game between neighboring Easton, Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey is being postponed until ...
The West Orange United FC TOPSoccer members. Photo Courtesy of Perry Bashkoff.

TOPSoccer Youth Program Allows Athletes with Disabilities to Participate

11-24-14
In West Orange, Lou Mignone started the TOPSoccer chapter in order for athletes with physical and mental disabilities to have a chance to participate in sports.

Prosecutors: Couple took money from softball group

11-17-14
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a southern New Jersey couple stole money from a girls softball organization that they helped oversee. Burlington County prosecutors say 34-year-old Pemberton Township resident Daniel O'Hara and his ...

76ers want helipad, big signs at Camden facility

11-12-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are planning to install a helipad and two large signs on the practice facility and offices the team is planning to build in Camden. The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill reports (http://on.cpsj.com/1oKXCwB ) ...

Ex-Giant Petitgout out on bail in sex assault case

11-6-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York Giants player facing a sex assault charge in New Jersey has been released on bail. Luke Petitgout's (PEHT'-ih-gooz) attorney says the former offensive lineman was released from the Bergen County Jail on ...

Ex-NFL player charged with sexual assault

11-4-14
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Luke Petitgout (PEHT'-ih-goo) has been charged with assault and sexual assault in New Jersey. Petitgout's attorney, Patrick J. Jennings, said Tuesday the ...
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Rutgers Professor: School Not Prioritizing Instructional Resources

11-4-14
Associate Professor Charles Haberl says that Rutgers is not prioritizing instructional resources for faculty.

Meadowlands racing card rained out

11-1-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rain has forced the Meadowlands Racetrack to cancel its six-race thoroughbred card scheduled for Saturday afternoon. The track said the all-turf card was called off due to the heavy rain that fell Friday night and ...

Judge sets court date for sports betting arguments

10-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has set a date for lawyers from New Jersey and the major pro sports leagues and NCAA to argue his temporary ban on sports gambling. The parties will convene November 20 in Trenton. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp's ...

Agency: No bias in New Jersey team’s banana prank

10-21-14
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) — The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey says there was insufficient proof that a high school football team's prank was racially motivated. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association ...