Saturday, August 29, 2015

New Jersey

A New Jersey Superior Court judge has rebuffed The Inquirer's attempts to obtain a slew of records pertaining to the six-month investigation into the deaths of Cooper Health System CEO John P. Sheridan Jr. and his wife, Joyce.
A Haddon Township police officer is suing Chief Mark Cavallo and the township, alleging that he is being terminated for refusing to give in to sexual advances from Cavallo.
Saturday ATLANTIC CITY Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who stars in a self-titled show on TV Land, brings his observational brand of humor to the Borgata (1 Borgata Way) at 7 and 10 p.m. $45-55. 866-900-4849.
EWING, N.J. - The College of New Jersey feels a little bigger. Students moved in this week to Campus Town, a retail and housing complex attached to the campus but built and operated by a developer. The eight main buildings will have restaurants or shops on the first floor - such as a bar, a sushi restaurant, or a nail salon - and student housing above.
When World War II Navy veteran Marvin Hume died in April at 94, people wondered whether his family would continue his 40-year tradition of sunset flag-lowering ceremonies that use the casket flag of a different veteran each day of summer. But to his son L
CAPE MAY, N.J. - The feet are over the railing, the rocking chair tucked nicely into a corner. The book was taken serendipitously off a shelf, and, not for nothing, the husband was left on a different porch.
More from NJ
What it is: Sometimes one thing - perhaps a song or a place - can encapsulate an entire summer in one neat sensory keepsake. Maybe it's a meal in which tastes and textures converge to create a bit of summer bliss on a plate - like the broiled Atlantic flounder with Jersey Fresh vegetables served at the Oyster Creek Inn in Leeds Point.
Camden's Bergen Square neighborhood has seen 71 drug overdoses in less than a month, officials say, due in large part to one triangular intersection flanked with empty buildings and trash-strewn lots overgrown with tall grass.
BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A Maryland man and two Virginia men along with a fourth from New Jersey are facing charges after a shooting near the shore.
Camden school board member Barbara Coscarello stepped down this week after 61/2 years. First appointed in 2009 by Gov. Jon S. Corzine, Coscarello said she wanted to focus on the nonprofit management consulting service she owns, as well as her job as a sociology professor at Camden County College.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man who was fleeing police in a car hit a 79-year-old woman as she pushed her dog in a baby carriage.
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Officials say new attractions at Wildwood are designed to postpone what some view as inevitable - beach tags.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that doubles the size of a teacher arbitration panel.
The Barnegat man whose body washed ashore on Long Beach Island on Wednesday may have died of an accidental drowning.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.
Students and faculty at a Pemberton Township middle school who just last week dealt with the death of an eighth-grader, injured in a car accident, mourned again Friday for a teacher who was fatally struck by a vehicle while jogging in Southampton Township on Thursday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage: plying gamblers with free booze served by flirty, scantily clad waitresses.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Police say a Bergen County man was hospitalized after he was thrown from his motorcycle and fell 50 feet into the Passaic River.
A court hearing Thursday for Washington Township officials suing other Washington Township officials turned into a settlement conference, during which elected officials agreed that the town's solicitor would vacate his position - for now, at least.
A Burlington County community that is being sued by two government watchdog groups over losing years of official meeting minutes - for a second time - disciplined its township clerk this week and began taking steps to reconstruct the missing records.
He has played up his experience as a former federal prosecutor, declared victory over the "Democratic machine" in New Jersey, and downplayed the disappearance of text messages exchanged with an aide.
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) - Bail is set at $500,000 for a truck driver from California who is accused of bringing two teenage girls to New Jersey to work as prostitutes.