OTHER NJ NEWS

Murphy and Guadagno Join “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief”

September 29, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican ...

Long Before There was a Ledgewood Mall

ROXBURY, NJ - More than 100 years ago, when residents of Ledgewood (then called Drakesville) wanted to shop for anything that they had not grown, made for themselves or acquired by bartering with a neighbor, they walked or rode over to the King Store on Main Street, alongside the Morris Canal basin.

While in the store, they could also pick up their mail. During local, state and ...

Rutgers Ranked Best 4-Year College in New Jersey

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University- New Brunswick has been ranked the No. 1 college in New Jersey by a national online education service.

The rankings released Monday by schools.com are based on an analysis of 13 different criteria.

Thirty-three 4-year schools in New Jersey were each scored on a 100-point scale using the most recent data available from government sources ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark to Explore Run Against Rodney Frelinghuysen

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Democrat Keith Kazmark announced the formation of an exploratory campaign committee to run for the U.S. 11th Congressional seat.  Kazmark is currently the mayor of Woodland Park, one of the communities in the district that is currently represented by Rodney Frelinghuysen.

“Washington is broken," said  Kazmark. "As a small ...

A Century of Proud Volunteerism; Roxbury Firefighters Ready for Big Parade

ROXBURY, NJ - More than 100 firetrucks ambulances and other emergency vehicles will roll down Main Street in Succasunna Aug. 12 as the Roxbury Fire Department celebrates 100 years of service.

For Roxbury Chemical Engine Co. 1 Firefighter Tommy Bilancia, it will be the culmination of more than a year of sometimes stressful planning. As chairman of the centennial celebration, Bilancia’s ...

Belmar Looks to Keep ‘Beach-Spreading’ Under Control with Ban on Tents, Canopies

BELMAR, NJ — Many beachgoers bring umbrellas or small pop-up enclosures for young children when going to enjoy a day in the sand and surf.

But beach towns along the Jersey Shore are seeing an increasing number of large tents or canopies rising along the water’s edge on any beach day — some being set up two to three across, creating large covered compounds.

It’s ...

Reality Defies Perception: New Jersey's Public Schools are Still Top Performers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Public Education system has once again risen to the top in a national evaluation by WalletHub, an online credit evaluation/promotion service used by some consumers and realtors to indicate "the best bang for the buck" for tax revenue. 

In a report issued yesterday, WalletHub released the result of its national review of the public ...

Wegmans Grows as Hanover Location Opens its Doors

HANOVER, NJ- On Sunday, July 23, 2017, Wegmans continued their century-long tradition of providing quality, healthy food and customer service to consumers as they opened their new store in Hanover Township. It was met with remarkable success as hundreds of people visited the store throughout the day. It caused traffic that was backed up all the way to the exit ramp of Interstate 287 to get onto ...

Bill Introduced by Rep. John DiMaio to Protect Intramural High School Players with Concussions

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that expands concussion precautions for high school students, and was introduced by Rep. John DiMaio, R-23.

With the new bill, high school students who suffer a concussion during intramural sports will be protected by the state's student-athlete head injury safety program bill, according to a release.

The bill was signed ...

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