Sunday, February 14, 2016

New Jersey

SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. - Images of cars, patio furniture, and chunks of ice floating in floodwaters during last month's powerful storm brought home to the public that the infrastructure along the Jersey Shore's back bays needs to be fortified.
For the foreseeable future, Gov. Christie likely will not be talking about terrorism, the international refugee crisis, illegal immigration to the United States, or Marco Rubio's debating skills.
It was perhaps a new low in political discord when the mayor of Willingboro sued his deputy mayor for defamation last month. But then a process server interrupted a town council meeting and stunned the standing-room-only crowd when he approached the dais to deliver the legal summons.
Yes, it happened! More than 2,000 brave souls plunged into the Atlantic Ocean at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of Sea Isle City's 22nd annual Polar Bear Plunge.
Five men with "CAMDEN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY" printed on their mustard-yellow scrubs sit in plastic chairs facing Stephen Michael Tumolo.
Two injured in Levittown fire A fire broke out early Saturday morning at a Bucks County apartment complex, sending two people to a hospital for minor injuries, authorities said.
More from NJ
The string of appearances by local chefs on Food Network continues next week, with one Camden County teacher making his way to Chopped for a second time.
By his freshman year at Camden High School, Shaun Edmonds knew he was heading in the wrong direction, skipping school and flunking.
Five men with "CAMDEN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY" printed on their mustard-yellow scrubs sit in plastic chairs facing Stephen Michael Tumolo.
Prison fires teacher from Delran accused of assaulting inmate TRENTON - A prison teacher accused of sexually assaulting an inmate more than 20 times and becoming pregnant by him twice has been fired.
A group of Haddonfield residents is calling on fellow borough dwellers to vote no in a $35.3 million school facilities bond referendum.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Bad weather helped keep gamblers away from Atlantic City's casinos in January, but led them to bet and lose more over the Internet.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The family of a 14-year-old who says his shoulder was broken during an encounter with police in Newark has filed a notice of their intent to sue the police department.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The evening commute isn't starting out well for rail commuters in the New York area.
SALEM, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old man slammed his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter into a couch, killing her.
For more than a year, Nelly Toll and her mother survived the Nazi occupation of Poland by hiding in a tiny room, sheltered by a Catholic family.
MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) - A sex worker who disappeared near a remote stretch of Long Island beach highway that was later revealed to be a suspected serial killer's dumping ground for bodies might have been strangled, according to a new autopsy.
Cannabis is once again a hot topic in Trenton. A few marijuana reform bills have been filed in the New Jersey Assembly just in time for Gov. Chris Christie's return from New Hampshire.
The owners of Greentree Commons, a 1980s-era office park on Route 73 in Evesham, announced Thursday they are razing it to make way for a $30 million "upscale retail complex."
A Camden municipal judge postponed a hearing on Jahlil Okafor's speeding charge until next week after an attorney for the 76ers center alleged a conflict of interest in the case Thursday.
Just two years into an ambitious 10-year growth plan that included increasing full-time undergraduate enrollment by nearly 30 percent, Rowan University has nearly met that goal, though it has fallen slightly behind in others.
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.