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3 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
She became the boss of buses and trains on March 1 and since then, NJ Transit's new executive director, Veronique Hakim, has been on the road herself, talking to commuters about what irks them about their daily ride.
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7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Ten New Jersey high school students showcased the power of poetry Friday, finding the humor and heartbreak, the rhythm and melody in 29 works they recited from memory at the New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Finals.
If you've ever been anywhere near a community playhouse, church basement or school auditorium, you probably need no introduction to "The Music Man," the golden-age Broadway evergreen with book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson.
The widow of an attorney who was fatally shot during a carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall is suing the mall owners and a first aid squad.
Twin Brother Pharmacists Each Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Defrauding Patients and Insurance Companies of $1.5 Million MAR 14 Carl J. Kotowski, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New Jersey Division, and Paul J. Fishman, the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey announced two pharmacists twin ... (more)
In this file photo, students walk through Rutgers-Newark's campus. The campus will be expanding security alerts to students to include crimes in train stations, mass transit hubs and other parts of Newark frequented by students.
State Senators Sam Thompson and Ron Rice started an online petition to urge an investigation into the Newark Watershed.
Venice is a romantic land where some tourists and Venetians take rides on gondolas.
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects today announced that Justin A. Mihalik will serve as the organization's 2014 first vice president.
Nicholas Welch jots down notes during testimony in his murder trial in Newark. Welch is accused of firing into a crowded off-campus fraternity party in East Orange in 2010, killing a Seton Hall University sophomore.
Today's blue collar temp laborers face abuses similar to those of migrant farmworkers depicted in iconic 1960 CBS documentary Half a century ago, the legendary journalist Edward R. Murrow came to the pancake-flat town of Cranbury in central New Jersey to document the plight of migrant farmworkers for a television special called "Harvest of Shame."
Jamar "Rhino" Darby, 27, admitted to his role in the robberies at commercial establishments in Verona , Belleville and Bloomfield , and faced an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robberies and brandishing a firearm during one of those robberies, according to the release.
Walking through the Dutch Reformed Church cemetery, one might be struck by the headstones, seemingly out of place, of four Irishmen.
TRENTON - In its escalating feud with Newark, state officials Wednesday made their most forceful and emphatic comments to date indicating they were taking steps to take over the city's finances.
The tanker and a car collided on McCarter Highway adjacent to Amtrak's Northeast Corridor rail line in Newark at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday.
NEWARK - A tanker truck which exploded along Route 21 several hours ago has closed the road and is causing delays for NJ Transit trains.