Wednesday, October 7, 2015

New Jersey

By the time Stockton University sells the former Showboat casino to developer Bart Blatstein in November, it will have spent more than $26 million on the property, according to a tally provided by the school.
A bipartisan group of senators has won enough support to advance a bill Frank Lautenberg long championed to tighten the oversight of chemicals in everyday products, moving toward a posthumous capstone for the New Jersey Democrat's long Senate career.
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) - State health officials say a nurse administering flu shots at a pharmaceutical company reused syringes between 67 patients.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers has hired a Kansas-based law firm to conduct a thorough review of the school's troubled football program and help identify potential NCAA rules violations.
RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) - There won't be any late-night Slurpee runs in one northern New Jersey community.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Neighbors are saying good riddance to a Jersey shore home that washed into a bay during a weekend storm.
More from NJ
The owners of Brickwall Tavern, a trendy bar and comfort food restaurant in Asbury Park, will open a second location inside a historic firehouse in Burlington City on Thursday.
A producer of the HBO drama pilot "The Deuce" has been questioned by New York City police in connection with the death of a 38-year-old woman on Sunday in Manhattan, according to published reports.
AVALON, N.J. - Despite the sunny sky on Tuesday - a contrast to the dismal weather brought by a weekend nor'easter that chewed up beaches and pulled tons of sand offshore - the surf along the Ninth Street beach here remained kicked up as a crew of coastal geologists began assessing the damage from the storm.
A South Jersey auto parts shop discriminated against a 54-year-old African American job applicant when it refused to hire him, instead choosing two younger, non-African American individuals, state officials said Tuesday.
SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) - Environmentalists and some elected officials are calling on the governors of New York and New Jersey to oppose a proposal for a liquefied natural gas import terminal off both states' coasts.
Jim Ross arrived one hour before South Jersey's newest medical marijuana dispensary was set to open for the first time Monday morning.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo.
Westville An annual panel using a Catholic paradigm to explore end-of-life issues will take place Friday, Oct. 23, hosted by Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's outgoing transportation chief said Tuesday that an investigation into whether United Airlines engaged in criminal activities while he lobbied on the company's behalf didn't affect his decision to resign.
WASHINGTON - The corruption case against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has become a battleground over the controversial Supreme Court decision that allowed the flood of campaign money that is reshaping elections.
Louis R. Moffa, 89, formerly of Haddonfield, who retired in 2010 as an executive with Virtua, the South Jersey network of medical centers, died of end stage heart failure on Sunday, Sept. 27, at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A measure dubbed the "Britney bill" that would exempt stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in New Jersey that year is a step closer to becoming law.
DEAL, N.J. (AP) - A raw deal for taxpayers who paid for a newly widened beach in this wealthy Jersey shore enclave now appears to be no deal at all.
Fragrant steam unfurls from stovetop pots of organic applesauce as volunteers chop carrots, scallions, and lotus root for a Korean condiment called kimchi.
A beloved dermatologist and talented dancer who grew up in Gloucester County died Sunday after her body was found in the doorway of a New York City apartment building, authorities said, stunning those who knew her.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Passengers on the PATCO commuter train line can now update their status, check email and play online games at stations in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.