Tuesday, August 4, 2015

New Jersey

To understand what the arts can do for a place like Woodbury, visit the city's "American Quilt" bridge. The once-drab span near downtown was transformed into a beauty spot 15 years ago, thanks to the late painter Narcissa Weatherbee's grassroots mural-making project.
One day early in 2012, Bryan Morton found himself giving a tour of North Camden's baseball fields to a man he'd never met before. All Morton knew was that the man had money, and that he was thinking of donating to Morton's fledgling Little League.
Gov. Christie on Tuesday reflected on his Catholic faith and told diners at a New Hampshire restaurant that he had used birth control, against the teaching of his church.
WINSLOW, N.J. (AP) - A grand jury has cleared six police officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a southern New Jersey man last summer.
Composite sketches were released Tuesday of an unidentified woman found in January along the Delaware River near a solid waste disposal facility in South...
SPARTA, N.J. (AP) - A teenage driver reported swerving to avoid an off-duty state trooper standing in the street before the man opened fire, while the trooper's wife said the driver tried to hit her husband, according to 911 calls made after the encounter last month.
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Fiery accidents involving trucks have shut down parts of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Turnpikes. The eastbound lanes of Pennsylvania Turnpike are closed between Willow Grove and Bensalem due to a fire in a tractor-trailer in Southhampton.
BELLMAWR, N.J. (AP) - Health officials have confirmed New Jersey's first case of West Nile virus this year.
The chances are remote, but the government’s Storm Prediction Center has placed most of Delaware and a substantial hunk of South Jersey in the...
*State officials are investigating a July 29 shooting in Sparta in which an off-duty state trooper fired three shots into a fleeing car. No one was hurt...
The best-selling author is using a sweet, cool treat from his childhood in Camden County to help benefit Detroit.
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) - State police are looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.
With dedication and stubbornness, Robert A. Lucas spent his life serving up cheesesteaks and drinks in a Camden bar whose reputation seemed to draw attention to the city for all the right reasons.
BURLINGTON The first art gallery in Burlington City's newly created arts district opened last month in a former shoe factory built in the 1860s.
Camden officials on Monday took Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) on a tour of the city's Whitman Park and Centerville neighborhoods, where revitalization plans are finalists for $30 million in federal grants.
Tolls on the Tacony-Palmyra and Burlington-Bristol Bridges could double for many motorists as early as next month, under a proposal the Burlington County Bridge Commission is considering to pay for a $110 million capital improvement plan.
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) - State police say two people have been wounded in a shooting outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey and a suspect is still at large.
Near the end of a forum featuring most of the Republican presidential field Monday night in New Hampshire, Gov. Christie got a question on whether his time to run had passed.
Frank P. Ermilio, 98, of Ocean City, N.J., a West Philadelphia pediatrician from the late 1940s to his retirement in 1999, died Friday, July 31, at home.
Reports that a Cistercian monastery tucked into a secluded place in South Jersey may close after five decades has caused anguish for parishioners at the church where the monks preach. But church leaders say there are no plans at present to shutter the Cistercian Monastery of Our Lady of Fatima in Mount Laurel.
Facing New Hampshire voters at a recent town hall-style meeting, a Republican presidential candidate advocated for strengthening the military, repealing Obamacare, and providing treatment for drug addicts.
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge on Monday scheduled the retrial of a suspect in the 1979 kidnapping and slaying of Etan Patz for early next year.