Record costs clearing NJ roads this winter

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey spent a record amount clearing snow and ice from the state's roads during the winter of 2014. Transportation Commissioner James Simpson estimates the costs of clearing state, county and municipal roads could ...

New Jersey hermit crab forecasts early summer

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — People look to the groundhog to predict the arrival of spring. But in one Jersey shore town, it's a hermit crab that prognosticates the arrival of summer. Ocean City's Martin Z. Mollusk saw its shadow on Thursday, meaning ...

Flooding leads to shutdown on NJ Transit line

BOONTON, N.J. (AP) — Service remains suspended along a section of New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton Line until Monday while workers repair a track washout caused by flooding. Buses will be available to shuttle passengers between Montclair ...

Heavy Rain Floods NJ Streets, Homes and Businesses

The spring storm dumped several inches of rain on the Garden State, causing problems for motorists and homeowners.

Flooding Concerns Persist as Rivers Expected to Crest

Morris County Office of Emergency Director Jeff Paul says the county is under a flood warning until 1 a.m. Friday.

PSE&G reaches deal over storm improvements

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest utility says it has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to protect and strengthen its electric and gas systems from storms. Public Service Electric & Gas had sought to invest $2.6 billion during five years to ...

Audit faults Belmar’s Sandy cleanup

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Auditors are recommending the Federal Emergency Management Agency withhold $523,000 in disaster aid from a Jersey shore town for the cost of cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy. The Homeland Security Inspector General's Office ...

Four to Six Inch Rain Totals Expected

Science and Operations Officer for NOAA in Mount Holly Alan Cope says a total of four to six inches of rain is expected through tomorrow morning.

Disaster Drill Helps Officials Prepare for Category 4 Hurricane

More than 100 emergency responders participated in a disaster drill in Morris County to prepare for a Category 4 hurricane.

Heavy rain ends across New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Heavy rain has ended across New Jersey, but flooding remains a problem in parts of the state. The National Weather Service says trained spotters recorded 5 inches of rain in Medford in Burlington County and Greenbrook Township ...