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As New Jersey's state teacher of the year, Delsea Regional's Kathleen Assini has had experiences she wouldn't trade. Traveling. Shaking hands with President Obama. Spending time with inspiring educators from all over the country.
The number of uninsured New Jersey residents has been nearly cut in half, in large part due to the Affordable Care Act, according to a newly released...
Hill International is moving its headquarters from Marlton to Center City Philadelphia, Gov. Corbett announced today. Pennsylvania is offering Hill, a construction management and consulting firm, $1.7 million in incentives through three programs to relocate its headquarters and bring 222 jobs to Center City..
The fiscal future of New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions hang in the balance as Trenton finally faces the $104 billion...
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities believe a black bear attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve.
The abstract expressionist painter Anthe Zacharias hasn't shown her work in 40 years. But she's never stopped creating it. "I even paint here," she says from her wheelchair outside Riverview Estates, an assisted-living facility in Riverton, Burlington County.
Frank and Megan Trosky had told their 8-year-old twins that they would be back home in Pitman on Tuesday. They didn't say they were spending their 10th wedding anniversary in Mexico - the twin brother and sister loved snorkeling there on previous vacations and would have "thrown a hissy fit," a relative said.
Community health-center officials say their ability to function is threatened by delays in resolving a long-running dispute with the state over how they should be paid.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall.
A string of weather stations will be placed near I-295 and rail lines to assist Gloucester County officials should an event like the 2012 Paulsboro train derailment and toxic leak occur again.
A New Jersey man arrested after trying to get into the White House will have his first court appearance on Monday, officials said.
Richard Pagan ran down an Adventure Aquarium ramp to see the crocodiles. Naequan Rivera played doctor on a large teddy bear. Allysa Lesher chatted with nurses about college.
My pals and I were walking up 13th Street on a Center City Saturday night. It was the '80s; we were young, possibly loud, and most definitely gay.
After 83 years repairing shoes, since he was recruited off a Camden sidewalk at age 11, James Spinelli, 94, is retiring this month and closing Quaker Shoe Repair in Haddonfield.
A Camden man was arrested Saturday after allegedly using a box cutter to slash the throats of a woman and her son in what investigators are calling a domestic violence-related stabbing.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The parent company of Trump Plaza wants permission from a bankruptcy court to sell off its assets, including gambling equipment and furniture.
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of the motorcyclist who was killed when his bike crashed into a guardrail on a northern New Jersey roadway last weekend.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey judges would be allowed to work longer under a measure advanced by lawmakers.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - One man faces numerous charges and several people were injured when a large brawl broke out at a central New Jersey restaurant.
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) - Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York get underway.
MARLTON, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey firm that manages construction projects around the world is planning to move its headquarters to Philadelphia in the latest move in a battle between New Jersey and Pennsylvania for businesses.
An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy.
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities believe a black bear attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Workers continue making repairs after an electrical fire has disrupted service for PATH riders.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Alcohol is suspected of playing a role in the death of a Rutgers University student.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - When it comes to winning football games, Tom Coughlin isn't afraid to get out of his comfort zone.
BEAR, Del. (AP) - A bus carrying dozens of people crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving one woman dead and several other people injured, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - PATH train service between New York and New Jersey is suspended after a fire broke out in a PATH tunnel in Manhattan.
WILDWOOD - Maybe you've had one of those evenings on the boardwalk when the rides have tired you out so much you just want to lie down right there and have a snooze beneath the glimmering lights and speeding roller coasters.