Saturday, August 1, 2015

New Jersey

HARVEY CEDARS, N.J. - If California's Venice Beach is known for its drum circles and stoner sunset gatherings, and Florida's Key West for its Mallory Square theatrics, then what is to be said about the sunset ritual in Harvey Cedars?
 
Shore doughnuts you can't get enough of
 
Stand-up paddleboard yoga hot down the Shore
What they are: Doughnuts are a popular sweet treat. Who doesn't love a delicious lump of deep-fried dough, simply glazed with sugar or icing, or filled with sweet creme or fruit preserves? Entire franchises and chain restaurants have been built on the con
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter for beating his friend to death with a metal dumbbell.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former bookkeeper for a southern New Jersey property management business stole more than $189,000 from the firm.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - For a decade, New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp. were adversaries in a lawsuit the state filed seeking to make the oil giant pay for environmental damage it did at two sites where it operated refineries.
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ATLANTIC CITY - This seaside resort may have dodged a bullet when North Jersey lawmakers urging casinos for their region ran out of time legislatively to get the issue on the November ballot this year.
OAKLAND, N.J. (AP) - Smile and the world smiles with you - unless you're having your driver's license renewed.
Whitney White, a Gov. Wolf appointee, abruptly resigned, effective Friday, after the newspaper looked at his finances and business history
Two people were killed in separate overnight shootings in the city's Point Breeze and Kensington neighborhoods, police said Saturday.
Three bipartisan, unanimously passed bills offering new support and protection to thousands of registered beekeepers and tens of thousands of bee colonies in New Jersey were signed into law Friday by acting Gov. Kim Guadagno. The laws take effect immediately.
The super PAC backing Gov. Christie's presidential candidacy disclosed its list of donors to federal regulators Friday, offering the first detailed glimpse of his national network of financial backers.
ATLANTIC CITY - His day job is spokesman for the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, an agency that, as you may have heard, has four fewer casinos to control than it used to. But Dan Heneghan, 62, has an alter ego: Mr. Lighthouse. For nearly three years
LONGPORT, N.J. - On a warm Friday morning, a group paddled out from the Seaview Harbor Marina for a workout as serene as it is challenging: yoga - on a paddleboard.
In the immediate afterglow of his victory in Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral primary in May, Jim Kenney gave his first meeting to George Norcross, the political power broker from New Jersey.
Saturday AVALON At 3 p.m., Sixers current (Jahlil Okafor, Robert Covington) and legendary (Darryl Dawkins, World B. Free) head down the Shore to meet fans for the 16th annual Beach Bash at Jack's Place (3601 Ocean Dr.). Vouchers for autograph sessions will be allo
The mortgage fraud trial of a former Eagles player and his 74-year-old mother took an unexpected turn in a Mount Holly courtroom Thursday when the key prosecution witness admitted during cross-examination that he told a prosecutor that he did not believe the woman was aware she was participating in an illegal scheme.
Fidel Napier, a Pennsauken man from Jamaica who was targeted for deportation because of a 1998 drug conviction, was forced to return to his native country Thursday, his wife said.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A Pleasantville man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud owners of timeshare properties.
Two South Jersey men have been sentenced to state prison for their roles in an international drug ring that shipped cocaine from California to New Jersey, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Friday in Camden.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Police say a body has been found in the bay in Atlantic City.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) plans to introduce a bill named for Cecil the lion that aims to fight the sport hunting of potentially threatened or endangered species.