Friday, July 3, 2015

New Jersey

Two weeks before New Jersey legislators, without debate, voted overwhelmingly to have Cooper University Hospital take over paramedic services in Camden, a state panel of emergency medicine professionals recommended against the move.
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. - "Foghat!" someone screamed from the bar. The Juliano Brothers - who claim to be "a 1,200-pound breathing jukebox" - broke into "I Just Want to Make Love to You."
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Rescue crews have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming at a southern New Jersey quarry.
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Rescue crews have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming at a southern New Jersey quarry.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. - John R. Whitman, 71, husband of former Republican Gov. Christie Whitman and the state's first-ever first gentleman, died Thursday.
Police say they have identified the man they say shot at a police officer Wednesday night in the Parkside neighborhood of Camden.
More from NJ
Officials are investigating the death of a woman in Atlantic County. Police responded Thursday afternoon to a call of an unconscious woman in her home on the 200 block of Weymouth Road in Mullica Township.
Health officials in New Jersey are warning swimmers headed to the state's beaches for the long holiday weekend to be on the lookout for Portuguese men-of-war.
Charles and Mary Bangle, co-owners of Manco & Manco Pizza, will be sentenced in October for tax evasion and lying to Federal investigators.
Gov. Christie has blasted President Obama's economic record and won praise from some in the GOP for vowing to boost annual GDP growth to 4 percent, about double the current rate.
A Camden County truck driver was arrested in Mount Laurel Wednesday as he arrived for what he expected would be a rendezvous for sex with a woman and her underage daughter.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - The husband of former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman has died. John Whitman was 71.
Forget Jaws. This summer, watch out for the Portuguese Man of Wars. Sightings of these jellyfish-like creatures have been reported on Jersey Shore beaches from Long Beach Island to Stone Harbor.
South Jersey mayors whose towns were pummeled by last week's storm, which left residents without power for days, got a chance Thursday to vent their frustration with state officials over the slow pace of recovery efforts.
For Charles and Mary Bangle, the pizza business meant big dough. The husband-and-wife owners of the Manco & Manco Pizza restaurants, landmarks on the Ocean City, N.J., boardwalk for decades, traveled the country, bought custom clothing, and often had wine shipped from California.
Glenn Straub was supposed to be Stockton University's savior in Atlantic City. But three months after the Florida developer agreed to buy the former Showboat casino property, taking the troubled site off the school's hands for $26 million, he is suing the university, saying it essentially was dealing in bad faith.
In 2010, John Erlenbach walked away from a job at Acme Markets, where he had worked in every area from produce to shelf stocking for 20 years since leaving the Navy.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Seattle man was indicted on murder and terrorism charges Thursday for allegedly shooting a New Jersey college student last year in a fit of rage over the U.S. government's role in the Middle East, which authorities said is the first time a terror charge has been brought in the state in connection with a murder case.
New Jersey’s dwindling fishing piers are a mix of old-school fishermen, with stunning views of the coast.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) - The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City!
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A company in line for tax credits up to $260 million to move into Camden is planning to train high school students in the city for jobs at the manufacturing facility it plans to build.
A Camden County police officer was struck by a bullet fragment after a suspect shot at him Wednesday night, authorities said.