Monday, March 30, 2015

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say they found large quantities of cash and drugs while investigating a stabbing that involved two Rutgers University students.
People say you have to spend money to make money, but that doesn't make it the best economic development strategy. Too much can be spent for too little, which is what Camden must avoid.
When it comes to redeveloping the magnificent site long occupied by Bancroft, a residential special-needs school, Haddonfield always knows what it doesn't want.
At the end of Collingswood High School's rollicking performance Friday morning of Shrek the Musical, the cast broke into the old Monkees' hit "I'm a Believer," and the audience rocked right along - nodding, dancing, clapping to the beat.
Two stories of Camden have emerged. The first comes from Gov. Christie and Camden County officials. They point to 2012 - the city's deadliest year ever - and say crime has dropped dramatically, thanks to a sweeping overhaul of policing that cut costs and added officers to the streets.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Budget gurus for the Christie administration and the Democratic-controlled Legislature are set to say how much money New Jersey will bring in this year - and unlike last year their views will likely align, lawmakers say.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
AVALON - It seems everyone wants to save Armacost Park. But just how to accomplish the continued preservation of the 11-acre maritime forest - which experts say has been deteriorating for decades because of invasive vines and other non-native plant species - may be debatable.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A package of bills to help Atlantic City and its struggling casino industry is being delayed by a standoff between its sponsors and Gov. Chris Christie over who should act first.
Trump Entertainment Resorts supports development of a Stockton University campus in Atlantic City - just not next door to the Trump Taj Mahal, the company said Friday.
SEATTLE (AP) - The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - The nation's oldest operating nuclear power plant is once again working at full power.
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) - Three New Jersey towns are being advised to boil their tap water after a water main break flooded streets, forced evacuations and disrupted train service.
The U.S. Department of Labor has recovered $5.5 million in back wages for New Jersey gas station attendants who were not paid the required minimum wage or overtime in the last five years.
New Jersey resident and Philly native Jeff Langum has honorably held the title of “World’s Best Natural Full Beard” since 2013. Now, along with it and the help of more than 3,000 toothpicks, Langum has another title under his belt.
John Gibson made 26 saves and the Ducks took another step to securing the NHL's best regular-season record.
The Washington Capitals showed the urgency of a team that hasn't secured a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - Adailton scored and the Chicago Fire won for the first time this season, 1-0 over the short-handed Philadelphia Union on Sunday.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Advocates of tougher gun control measures have made a pit stop in northern New Jersey during their third annual bike ride from Newtown, Connecticut to Washington.
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) - Officials have lifted a boil water advisory that was issued for three northern New Jersey towns after a weekend water main break.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks signed guard Ricky Ledo to a second 10-day contract on Sunday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot to death when someone opened fire on a Newark street.
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey police officer has admitted taking roughly $18,000 from a Police Athletic League group for his own personal use while serving as the organization's treasurer.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey landscaping company will pay the state $33,000 to settle claims of price gouging and other deceptive practices that allegedly occurred during Superstorm Sandy.
FAIRVIEW, N.J. (AP) - No injuries were reported when a driver lost control of her sport utility vehicle and crashed into a parked car in a strip mall parking lot, sending the car into a laundromat.
ABSECON, N.J. (AP) - An injured, bleeding man found staggering along a southern New Jersey roadway told authorities that he had been robbed and stabbed, and police don't think the incident was a random attack.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Emergency managers appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recommend spending cuts and layoffs as a starting point toward getting Atlantic City's troubled finance under control.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring "Black girls rock!" at the annual awards show of the same name.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.