Hundreds of thousands of acres of New Jersey's forests are choked with underbrush and vegetation, leaving them vulnerable to massive fires and hindering their use for recreation, state officials say.
CHESTER COUNTY Health-care enrollment aid is offered COATESVILLE With about three weeks left in the current health insurance open-enrollment period, a coalition of community organizations is holding an information and enrollment drive Tuesday to help people choose Affordable Care Act plans.
TRENTON New Jersey legislators are pushing to expand access to school breakfast programs in an effort to stem hunger and improve focus in the classroom among the state's youth.
BUCKS COUNTY A dispute that disrupted development in lower Bucks County was resolved Monday, as the state and a county sewer agency announced an agreement to allow new sewer hookups for 13 municipalities for the first time since 2012.
DELAWARE COUNTY Work set on historic bridge MIDDLETOWN TWP. The bridge will retain its historic character, but crews soon will begin repair work on a structurally deficient span over Chester Creek in Middletown Township, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Monday.
WARMINSTER A multiyear, $31.6 million construction project to improve four miles of Route 263 in Warminster and Warwick Townships will begin next week, the state Department of Transportation announced Monday.
TRENTON The Christie administration's fight over affordable housing mandates is back before the state Supreme Court, which will consider whether to uphold a lower court's order that a near-dormant state agency resume meeting about the rules this week.
A 31-year-old man was critically wounded in a stabbing Monday evening in West Philadelphia, police said. About 5:45 p.m. in the 5100 block of Irving Street, the man was stabbed five times in the back and buttocks, police said. He was taken by police to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
AUSTIN, Texas - The music portion of the South by Southwest conference doesn't begin until Tuesday, but there's no question that the week's biggest rock star has already appeared before the crowd gathered in this capital city.
A plan by the University of Pennsylvania to cut back on two of its branch libraries - one for engineering and the other for math, physics, and astronomy - has yielded an outcry from students and professors who say the books are critical to their studies and research.