Monday, May 25, 2015

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BEACH HAVEN, N.J. - Steve Webb and his family didn't arrive on Long Beach Island until Sunday night, having attended their son's graduation at Elon University, in North Carolina, over the weekend.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - So there they were Saturday afternoon - standing in a breeze perfumed by that pizza-crusty-cinnamon-candy-coconut-sunscreen scent that is classic eau de boardwalk - plotting their next move in what appeared to be a complicated operation of acquisition and distribution.
A South Jersey man has been arrested and charged with robbing a Gloucester Township bank on Saturday, officials said Monday.
The Route 561 bridge over the NJ Transit tracks in Berlin has been closed for reports, Camden County says. The bridge, which runs parallel to the White Horse Pike and also is known as the Haddon Avenue Bridge, will be closed for several days, the county said in a statement.
When John DeAngelis and his nine siblings were growing up on a Bellmawr farm, helping out in the fields was just what you did.
Army Master Sgt. Francis G. Corcoran was a "soldier's soldier," family members said.
Rowan University in Glassboro counts its engineering program as one of its premiere academic programs and has aggressive goals to expand enrollment.
Famed Princeton University mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife were killed on Saturday in a taxi cab accident.
Camden police are probing a possible abduction reported near Third Street and Kaighn Avenue Sunday morning.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A submarine will be the third U.S. Navy vessel named the USS New Jersey.
What's special about Timbuctoo can't be readily seen. The value of this nearly 200-year-old historic village of former slaves and free African Americans in Westampton Township, Burlington County, lies below the surface.
The long-awaited Winslow Township High School's junior/senior prom was supposed to be a night dreams are made of. For months, a committee of juniors worked long hours to craft a fitting send-off for the seniors, who had looked forward to the gala for four years. The theme was Old Hollywood "Glitz & Glam," and for the close to 400 students who turned out at the Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees, it was an absolute star turn.
It may not be as appreciated as the cheesesteak, the Rocky films, or Will Smith, but Skee-Ball is one of Philadelphia's great exports to the world. More than 100 years later, it's still thriving.
Morey’s Pier has a new $1.6 million ride that’s a throwback to a 1972 ride of the same name.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds that otherwise might have died after the 2012 storm wiped out their feeding grounds.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever - a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.
BOONTON, N.J. (AP) - A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - At least three planes have been searched at Newark Liberty International Airport after anonymous telephone threats were made against international flights arriving at several airports.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Steven Stamkos knows what it's like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL's biggest stage.
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A $1.75 million settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit continues to have a ripple effect in a central New Jersey town.
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Officials continue to investigate the Memorial Day weekend crash that claimed the lives of a man and a woman and injured two children in Millville.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out nationally.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey lawmakers are reigniting a debate about self-service gas just in time for drivers to fuel up as they return from their Memorial Day weekends.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man has been charged with robbing a bank over the Memorial Day weekend.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A boater has been rescued by the Coast Guard off the coast of Sandy Hook.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Rutgers football player is jailed in southwest Florida on a robbery charge.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored suits rather than the pinstriped baseball uniforms in which they earned fame and fortune.
Rutgers University football cornerback Darian Dailey has been arrested on robbery charges in Florida, officials said. According to the Sarasota Herald...