NY-NJ airports preparing for storm

NEW YORK (AP) — The agency that operates New York's and New Jersey's three major airports is bringing in extra personnel to work 12-hour shifts. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it's been a routine for many of this winter's ...

NJ Chamber of Commerce postpones Washington trip

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's no fun walking to Washington in the snow. The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has postponed its 77th annual trip to Washington because of the weather. Some 900 people were registered to take a train to the nation's ...

Amtrak suspends some trains ahead of winter storm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak is suspending some trains as a winter storm threatens the South and the Northeast. Amtrak says the suspensions Wednesday are meant to reduce the exposure of passengers, crews and equipment to extreme weather. The ...

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The hearing will take place on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in Newark ...

Nor’easter is latest winter storm to slam NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The second shot of winter weather heading to New Jersey might bring more snow that previously expected. The National Weather Service now says that parts of Hunterdon, Morris and Somerset Counties could see two feet of snow by ...

NJ gives some another shot at Sandy aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is giving applicants deemed ineligible for grants to help rebuild their homes after Superstorm Sandy another chance to appeal. Friday's decision from the state Department of Community Affairs comes two days after a ...

Feds OK $26.3M to buy out flood-prone homes

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The federal government has awarded New Jersey $26.3 million to enable it to buy 89 homes in flood-prone sections of Woodbridge. The state is in the process of buying homes from willing sellers affected by Superstorm Sandy ...

Home makeover for NJ Superstorm victims

RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who is raising her three siblings after their parents were killed during Superstorm Sandy is getting some help from a television show. The NBC home improvement show George to the Rescue has made repairs to ...

FEMA: No reimbursement for ransacked store

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials will not pay a New Jersey town that reimbursed an Army Navy store $185,000 after volunteer firefighters took goods in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. FEMA has told New Jersey ...

Conn. utility crews aid NY, NJ, Pa. restore power

BERLIN, Conn. (AP) — Workers at Connecticut's largest utility are headed to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania to help restore power knocked out by the latest winter storm. Connecticut Light & Power crews are set to leave early Thursday ...