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Senate advances 3 Cabinet nominees, all former Obama administration officials

By March 9, 2018 08:18 AM

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced three of Gov. Phil Murphy's Cabinet nominees, all of whom had previously served in the administration of former President Barack Obama. CONTINUE READING

US appeals court in San Francisco will hear net neutrality appeal

By March 9, 2018 08:16 AM

A federal judicial panel said on Thursday that challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of the Obama era open internet rules will be heard by an appeals court based in San Francisco. CONTINUE READING


Want to make big money in legal weed? These jobs may soon be coming to NJ

By March 9, 2018 08:14 AM

Hundreds of people came out to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on a chilly Newark evening in January to learn how they might be able to get a piece of New Jersey's recreational marijuana industry. CONTINUE READING

Murphy orders investigation into utilities’ storm response

By March 9, 2018 08:12 AM

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that he’s ordered an investigation into how state utility companies responded to back-to-back winter storms that left hundreds of thousands of residents without power. CONTINUE READING

Judge blocks JCP&L high-voltage line, rebukes utility on project plan

By March 9, 2018 08:11 AM

An administrative law judge yesterday rejected a $111 million, 10-mile, high-voltage line by Jersey Central Power & Light in Monmouth County, handing residents a rare victory in what is usually a losing battle: opposing transmission projects. CONTINUE READING

Toys 'R' Us may liquidate assets, close US stores

By March 9, 2018 08:09 AM

A shutdown of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us has become increasingly likely in recent days as no buyer has emerged to keep the business operating and lenders have not agreed to debt restructuring, according to CONTINUE READING

William Paterson University selects new president

By David Hutter
March 9, 2018 08:00 AM

William Paterson University has named Richard Helldobler, interim president of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, as president of the Wayne, N.J., institution. CONTINUE READING

EPA awards money to retrofit school buses in four NJ towns

By David Hutter
March 9, 2018 07:57 AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded money to retrofit 27 school buses in four New Jersey towns. CONTINUE READING

Judge upholds affordable housing rules affecting West Windsor, Princeton

By Mario Marroquin
March 9, 2018 07:56 AM

Mercer County Judge Mary Jacobson has issued a ruling that upholds a previous judicial finding that West Windsor and Princeton must meet certain fair housing obligations. CONTINUE READING

Amazon bringing 1,000 full-time jobs to NJ

By March 8, 2018 07:58 AM

It's not Amazon's coveted HQ2, but a project under way in West Deptford Township is expected to be good news for job seekers in the region. CONTINUE READING

Developer hopes to honor Camden's musical past

By March 8, 2018 07:56 AM

The place where the Victor Talking Machine Co. made music history in downtown Camden may soon strike a new note in the city where the recording industry was pioneered more than a century ago. CONTINUE READING

'Large' supermarket chain not interested in former Pompton Lakes A&P space

By March 8, 2018 07:54 AM

Mayor Michael Serra said he recently met with representatives of a "pretty substantial" supermarket chain about moving into the former A&P building on Wanaque Avenue — they're not interested. CONTINUE READING

What are New Jersey's safest hospitals? Here's how they fared in a national survey

By March 8, 2018 07:52 AM

Nearly half of New Jersey's hospitals earned an "A" in an October 2017 national safety report measuring how effective nurses, doctors and other medical staff are in preventing infections, falls and mistakes than often make patients sicker than they arrived. CONTINUE READING

New Jersey GOP chair calls on Senate to reject Murphy’s Treasurer nomination

By March 8, 2018 07:48 AM

New Jersey Republican State Chairman Doug Steinhardt is calling on the state Senate to vote down Gov. Phil Murphy’s nomination of Elizabeth Muoio as treasurer. CONTINUE READING

New Jersey company will pay man's drunken $1,600 Uber fare

By March 8, 2018 07:43 AM

A New Jersey man who got drunk in West Virginia and mistakenly ordered a $1,635 Uber ride to his home state will be reimbursed by a food delivery company. CONTINUE READING

Bancroft School, businesses partner to service special-needs students
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By March 8, 2018 07:31 AM

Amber Ferrell knew her 12-year-old son, Elliot, needed a special sort of nurturing if he were to flourish in his school work. He’d been in schools with limited resources and programs for children such as her son, who is autistic and developmentally delayed. CONTINUE READING

Luxury apartment complex to be built in Bayonne

By David Hutter
March 8, 2018 07:30 AM

A 97-unit luxury apartment complex will be built in Bayonne at the former Military Ocean Terminal property. CONTINUE READING

Trump steel tariff: NJ manufacturers wonder if they'll get rammed

By March 7, 2018 08:09 AM

As President Donald Trump refused to back down from slapping a tariff on foreign-made steel and aluminum, Frank Crisafulli gamed out the impact. CONTINUE READING

Hamilton Mayor Yaede envisions new hotel at former Congoleum plant

By March 7, 2018 08:05 AM

A former industrial site contaminated by Congoleum Corp. could soon blossom into a commercial district anchored by a hotel and convention center. CONTINUE READING

Trump wants to kill Gateway project he'd praised, NJ lawmakers stunned and angry

By March 7, 2018 07:57 AM

President Donald Trump opposes the Gateway Tunnel project and is trying to keep money for it out of legislation funding the government for the rest of the fiscal year, his transportation secretary told a House committee Tuesday. CONTINUE READING

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