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High Fructose Corn Syrup Video included

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A sweetener cheaper than sugar but just as sweet is now in many food and drink products at the grocery store.  It's called high fructose corn syrup.  Some nutritionists, like dietician Dawn Sharp, claim it’s pretty bad for you. More>>

Firefighter accused of driving truck while drunk Video included

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The town of Elmwood Park relies on about 75 to 100 volunteer firefighters for emergencies.  Russell Fenn, IV is one of those volunteer firefighters. He was driving the department’s only ladder truck and crashed it into utility poles.  Police charged Fenn with driving under the influence and said that his blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit. More>>

WWOR's "Chasing New Jersey" Gets State Recognition Video included

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New Jersey’s General Assembly honored WWOR’s Chasing New Jersey on the occasion of its 200th episode, which aired April 11, 2014, TV News Check reported.
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Radioactive Material Found Inside Sparta, NJ Home Video included

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Law enforcement officials say they found radioactive material inside the Sparta, New Jersey home of Joseph Gibeau. Sergeant John Paul Beebe said that they knew this was radioactive material because the containers were painted yellow and displayed a “tri-foil” decal which is the international symbol for radioactive material. More>>

New Jersey Roller Derby Workout Video included

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Calling all adrenaline junkies! New Jersey’s Roller Derby league may be just what you need if you’re looking for a new workout and aren’t afraid of getting knocked down at high speeds. Derby diva Barbi Gnecco discussed what the league is all about and how intense the game can get out on the rink.
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New Jersey’s Broken Bail System Video included

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The New Jersey bail system is broken and more and more people can’t afford to get out of jail. The New Jersey Supreme Court Committee has recommended historic changes to this money-making machine, prospectively cutting the pretrial defendant population in half and saving taxpayers money. One person currently stuck in the broken system is Aakash Dalal, a former Rutgers student who is being held in Bergen County Jail on $4 million bail for his role in firebombing a synagogue 2 years ago. More>>

Christie Across New Jersey Video included

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In recent months Governor Chris Christie has been pounding the pavement in order to increase his presence in the Garden State. This week, the governor attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Summit for a company called Celgene. Celgene is a company that partakes in research for cancer treatments. Currently the company's Summit, New Jersey campus is due for a major expansion which gained the attention of the Governor along with Congressman Leonard Lance.  More>>

Giant Whale Pulled Out Of Jersey City Harbor Video included

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A whale that was found early this week dead in the New York Harbor was transported yesterday to the Caven Point Marine Terminal in Jersey City.  Chris Gardner with the United States Army Corps of Engineers said that they successfully extracted the massive giant from the water around 8:00am yesterday morning.


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Stereotypes Playing A Big Part In Politics Video included

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Governor Christie's 119th town hall meeting was held yesterday in Somerset, New Jersey and the reality is that residents aren't just looking at what the governor is saying, but also how he looks. Over a year ago Christie underwent a secret lap band surgery and you can't help but notice how Christie is looking a lot better physically, along with a healthy tan and new haircut.
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New Jersey’s Need For Speed Video included

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Almost every male has asked themselves "should I have become a race car driver?" And fellow New Jersey Chaser, Hank Flynn, got the chance to live the dream and ride along with New Egypt Speedway Track Champion Billy Pauch. The veteran driver gave some very helpful advice and says all his students should follow the saying "go around slow and learn from the pro". More>>

Latest Prank Targets Poor In Order To Help The Homeless Video included

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New Jersey's favorite pranksters are at it again, but their latest stunt is catching a lot of slack for being insensitive to the poor. The group known as "Model Pranksters" took to Times Square wearing signs that said "Screw the Poor" and people were not exactly reacting to this latest prank in a positive way. More>>

Firefighter Background Check Results In Duty Dismissal Video included

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A new policy in Leonia, New Jersey has people questioning how far background checks should actually go when they do an investigation into someone. Former Leonia Volunteer Fire Chief David Bohnert was recently fired from his position because a background check revealed that he had a 1998 conviction for ‘Lewdness Observed By Children Under 13'. More>>

Check Out A Piece Of New Jersey History Video included

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New Jersey is filled with a ton of history and the Garden State has some pretty wild places that people can visit right in our own backyard. More>>

Permanent Make-Up Procedures Video included

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Some residents of New Jersey are now exploring the relatively new industry of permanent cosmetics. Essentially this means getting makeup tattooed on your face. Sondra Veroli is a patient at Endurance Permanent Cosmetics in Ridgewood, New Jersey. She recently got a permanent eyeliner procedure done and the lovely lady is thrilled with her results. More>>

Eminent Domain To The Rescue In Irvington? Video included

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Should New Jersey towns get into the mortgage business? Two long-time Irvington New Jersey residents, Mary Whetstone and Yves Louis, say that the mortgage crisis in town has gotten out of control and something has to be done. “Every block there’s one or two or three, foreclosures on it. And if it keeps on like this, every house is going to be foreclosed,” Whetstone said. More>>

A Look Inside The Chase Car Video included

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By now you’ve probably seen how Chasing New Jersey is always trying to figure out new ways to get the perfect shot. You’ve seen the Chasers in planes, blimps, boats and often recording in their cars. But have no fear; the Chasers are not putting themselves or fellow motorists at risk by driving and recording themselves at the same time. More>>

No-Delay Skyway Video included

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Carmageddon, the lord of all traffic nightmares was predicted yesterday morning due to the closure of the northbound Pulaski Skyway. What was supposed to historically be the worst Monday commute ever, thankfully turned out to be just the opposite. Now many motorists are wondering what all the fuss was about. More>>

Christie Supports Caps On Raises Video included

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Governor Christie and a handful of mayors from all over the state gathered in Trenton, New Jersey to discuss ‘interest arbitration’. They’re talking about putting 2% caps on raises that firemen and police officers can in cities throughout the Garden State. More>>

Golden Gloves Boxing Finals Crowns A Victor! Video included

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Over the weekend, the Golden Gloves amateur boxing finals were held in Jersey City and while two-young men got into the ring to fight in their hometown, only one came out victorious, Tony Rivera!! “Honestly the fight was a tough fight, the kid Denzel Stevens is an awesome fighter, and he came out to fight, and we gave the crowd what they came to see,” Rivera said. Rivera proudly showed off his latest trophy along with the Diamond Glove award he won last year.
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State House Camp-Out Raises Money For Homeless Youth Video included

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On Friday night, Chaser Tamara packed her sleeping bag, toothbrush, and chase-cam and joined a small group of Republicans and Democrats for the first ever legislative sleep-out on the lawn of the state house to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth in New Jersey. This fundraiser was organized by Covenant House, the largest privately funded agency in the Americas providing shelter, food, immediate crisis care, and an array of other services to homeless and runaway youth. More>>

Supreme Court Deciding If Rap Lyrics Are Evidence Video included

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In 2008, Vonte Skinner was convicted of attempted murder, but there wasn’t a lot of evidence other than 13 pages of lyrics written by the aspiring rapper. The lyrics describe shootings and street life and the judge ruled that the words defined his character even though many were written years before the crime took place. More>>

How Is Bridget Kelly Handling Latest Bridgegate News? Video included

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Ever since Chris Christie was cleared of any wrong doing in regards to the Bridgegate scandal, the bulk of the attention and blame has fallen on Christie's former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly. "Time for some traffic trouble in Fort Lee" is now the eight infamous words found in her email that has put Kelly in the hot seat in terms of her credibility and responsibility throughout this prolonged scandal. More>>

Pulaski Skyway Closing For Renovations Video included

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If you ever traveled between the city of Newark and Jersey City, chances are you took the Pulaski Skyway to get to your destination. Opened in 1932, the bridge spans over three and a half miles and is considered by many to be an obsolete bridge due to its unpredictable traffic congestion and aged infrastructure problems.Starting April 12th, the Bridge's northbound travel lanes on route 1 and 9 were closed and will stay that way for approximately 2 years according to the New Jersey DOT. More>>

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  • Building Collapse Encourages NJ Protest Of Corporate Giants

    Building Collapse Encourages NJ Protest Of Corporate Giants

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:28:51 GMT
    Fletcher Harper is a New Jersey priest who’s advocating against corporate greed. His inspiration is 20-year Aklima Khanam, who survived a building collapse in Bangladesh over a year ago which killed close to 1200 people. Khanam said that the working conditions are very bad in these factories which are allegedly used to manufacture clothing for major United States companies like Walmart and Children’s Place.
    Fletcher Harper is a New Jersey priest who’s advocating against corporate greed. His inspiration is 20-year Aklima Khanam, who survived a building collapse in Bangladesh over a year ago which killed close to 1200 people. Khanam said that the working conditions are very bad in these factories which are allegedly used to manufacture clothing for major United States companies like Walmart and Children’s Place.
  • Chasing New Jersey’s 200th Episode Celebration

    Chasing New Jersey’s 200th Episode Celebration

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:27:46 GMT
    Friday was Chasing New Jersey’s 200th episode and the gang brought their #1 Twitter fan into the studio to commemorate the special day. Every night Megan Taylor @darkdzyers lets the Twitter-verse know that she is tuned into the show. She discussed what it is about the show that appeals to her and how it’s different than all the rest!
    Friday was Chasing New Jersey’s 200th episode and the gang brought their #1 Twitter fan into the studio to commemorate the special day. Every night Megan Taylor @darkdzyers lets the Twitter-verse know that she is tuned into the show. She discussed what it is about the show that appeals to her and how it’s different than all the rest!
  • Proposed Dam To Protect Cranford

    Proposed Dam To Protect Cranford

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:05:11 GMT
    Residents in Cranford, N.J. and surrounding towns are seeking solutions to the devastating flooding they have experienced in the past few years after Hurricane Irene and other major storms but there is opposition to a plan to build a dam.
    Residents in Cranford, N.J. and surrounding towns are seeking solutions to the devastating flooding they have experienced in the past few years after Hurricane Irene and other major storms but there is opposition to a plan to build a dam.
  • New Jersey Golden Gloves Final

    New Jersey Golden Gloves Final

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:08:44 GMT
    Golden Gloves, The best in Amateur boxing is happening in Jersey City for the very first time and the finals are this Saturday. The two finalists are Tony Rivera and Denzels Stevens who ironically come from the same training gym in Jersey City, New Jersey. They will face off for the very first time this weekend.“We’re going to get in there and do what we gotta do and may the best man win,” Denzels said.Rivera’s trainer Luis Cancino said it best that this is more than boxing. The training, the...
    Golden Gloves, The best in Amateur boxing is happening in Jersey City for the very first time and the finals are this Saturday. The two finalists are Tony Rivera and Denzels Stevens who ironically come from the same training gym in Jersey City, New Jersey. They will face off for the very first time this weekend.“We’re going to get in there and do what we gotta do and may the best man win,” Denzels said.Rivera’s trainer Luis Cancino said it best that this is more than boxing. The training, the...
  • Move To Legalize Warning About Speed Traps

    Move To Legalize Warning About Speed Traps

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:03:26 GMT
    There is going to be a time in a motorists driving career when he or she is driving down the highway and potentially passes a speed trap. In many instances drivers will flicker their high-beams as a warning to oncoming traffic about the trap; only problem is, it's illegal to do so in the state. One assemblyman from New Jersey is trying to change that; arguing that signaling with your headlights is a matter of free speech.
    There is going to be a time in a motorists driving career when he or she is driving down the highway and potentially passes a speed trap. In many instances drivers will flicker their high-beams as a warning to oncoming traffic about the trap; only problem is, it's illegal to do so in the state. One assemblyman from New Jersey is trying to change that; arguing that signaling with your headlights is a matter of free speech.
  • Cardiac Scans Offered In Waldwick

    Cardiac Scans Offered In Waldwick

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:57:57 GMT

    One of the main medical issues that people deal with in today's society revolves around cardiac complications. One school in New Jersey played host to free screenings so that young adults may be able to catch complications early on, so that they can be treated in the future.

    One of the main medical issues that people deal with in today's society revolves around cardiac complications. One school in New Jersey played host to free screenings so that young adults may be able to catch complications early on, so that they can be treated in the future.

  • Lakewood Blueclaws Stadium Preps

    Lakewood Blueclaws Stadium Preps

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:26:57 GMT
    Roll out those lazy hazy crazy days of summer because baseball is back! However, for the Lakewood Blueclaws the game never really went away. While the home opener is tonight, General Manager Brandon Marano says that the staff’s been working since the final out of last season to get ready for this year.
    Roll out those lazy hazy crazy days of summer because baseball is back! However, for the Lakewood Blueclaws the game never really went away. While the home opener is tonight, General Manager Brandon Marano says that the staff’s been working since the final out of last season to get ready for this year.
  • Autumn’s Law Seeks to Hold Parents Criminally Accountable for Kid’s Actions

    Autumn’s Law Seeks to Hold Parents Criminally Accountable for Kid’s Actions

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:54:56 GMT
    It’s been almost 18 months since 12 year-old Autumn Pasquale was murdered by her 15 year-old neighbor, Justin Robinson. Since then the Pasquale family has been trying to pick up the pieces and rebuild their life. Autumn’s Dad Anthony Pasquale is now pushing to pass ‘Autumn’s Law’, this law would hold parents criminally responsible in certain circumstances for the actions of their children.
    It’s been almost 18 months since 12 year-old Autumn Pasquale was murdered by her 15 year-old neighbor, Justin Robinson. Since then the Pasquale family has been trying to pick up the pieces and rebuild their life. Autumn’s Dad Anthony Pasquale is now pushing to pass ‘Autumn’s Law’, this law would hold parents criminally responsible in certain circumstances for the actions of their children.
  • Videographer Saves The Wedding Day

    Videographer Saves The Wedding Day

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:56:15 GMT
    Earlier this year, a bride in Staten Island paid up-front and in-full for her wedding video, but she came very close to not being able to relive her special day. Dennis Goldberg is a wedding photographer at Acme Video Productions, he was subcontracted by an outside company to shoot the wedding video. However, after the big day came and went he tried to collect his payment and give the bride her video, but the company who originally hired him seemed to disappear.
    Earlier this year, a bride in Staten Island paid up-front and in-full for her wedding video, but she came very close to not being able to relive her special day. Dennis Goldberg is a wedding photographer at Acme Video Productions, he was subcontracted by an outside company to shoot the wedding video. However, after the big day came and went he tried to collect his payment and give the bride her video, but the company who originally hired him seemed to disappear.
  • Canning Party Pics Flooding Facebook

    Canning Party Pics Flooding Facebook

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:42:43 GMT
    Rachel Canning, the teenager who recently sued her parents, seems to be back to her old partying ways and documenting it all by posting pictures on Facebook. While the pictures don’t necessarily prove that Canning was engaging in underage drinking, there are several images that show the teen at a crowded party, chugging from a red plastic cup, kissing a boy on the cheek and hanging with her boyfriend Lucas Kitzmiller.
    Rachel Canning, the teenager who recently sued her parents, seems to be back to her old partying ways and documenting it all by posting pictures on Facebook. While the pictures don’t necessarily prove that Canning was engaging in underage drinking, there are several images that show the teen at a crowded party, chugging from a red plastic cup, kissing a boy on the cheek and hanging with her boyfriend Lucas Kitzmiller.
  • Paterson's Pothole Problems Continue

    Paterson's Pothole Problems Continue

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:23:18 GMT
    As spring slowly arrives, no one can deny that this year’s winter caused a lot more headaches for New Jersey drivers than others in recent memory. This year alone, New Jersey has faced an increase in the amount of potholes on our roads; many of which still need to be patched. In places like Paterson, drivers are still facing huge craters in the road leaving residents at a complete loss.
    As spring slowly arrives, no one can deny that this year’s winter caused a lot more headaches for New Jersey drivers than others in recent memory. This year alone, New Jersey has faced an increase in the amount of potholes on our roads; many of which still need to be patched. In places like Paterson, drivers are still facing huge craters in the road leaving residents at a complete loss.
  • Emily’s Hats For Hope

    Emily’s Hats For Hope

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:28:10 GMT
    Emily Kubin started the ‘Emily’s Hats For Hope’ initiative to help collect hats for New Jersey’s homeless and working poor. The Morristown, New Jersey native has already made almost 13,000 hats to help those in need.
    Emily Kubin started the ‘Emily’s Hats For Hope’ initiative to help collect hats for New Jersey’s homeless and working poor. The Morristown, New Jersey native has already made almost 13,000 hats to help those in need.
  • Secret Butt-Lift Surgery

    Secret Butt-Lift Surgery

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:27:32 GMT
    Marizell Santiago of Neptune, New Jersey is a mother who had always dreamed of having a bigger butt. She said that bigger-behinds are actually common among the Hispanic culture. “As a Hispanic woman, you like some little volume back there…I think it's just because you can shake it and move it, and the men seem to like that too,” she explained.
    Marizell Santiago of Neptune, New Jersey is a mother who had always dreamed of having a bigger butt. She said that bigger-behinds are actually common among the Hispanic culture. “As a Hispanic woman, you like some little volume back there…I think it's just because you can shake it and move it, and the men seem to like that too,” she explained.
  • Colbert’s Film Festival

    Colbert’s Film Festival

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:30:01 GMT
    The Montclair Film Festival is only a few short weeks away and the wife of political satirist Stephen Colbert, Evie Colbert, acts as the Vice Chairman for the Montclair Film Festival which often attracts big stars to their home town.
    The Montclair Film Festival is only a few short weeks away and the wife of political satirist Stephen Colbert, Evie Colbert, acts as the Vice Chairman for the Montclair Film Festival which often attracts big stars to their home town.
  • NJ School Districts Holding Parents Responsible For Bullying

    NJ School Districts Holding Parents Responsible For Bullying

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:39:35 GMT
    In a groundbreaking New Jersey lawsuit a judge recently ruled that schools in Hunterdon Central and Flemington-Raritan school districts can now hold parents responsible if they’re sued for a child being bullied on school grounds. It’s one of the first times that parents could face financial backlash for their children’s bullying behavior, even if the parents aren’t there and it happened on school grounds.
    In a groundbreaking New Jersey lawsuit a judge recently ruled that schools in Hunterdon Central and Flemington-Raritan school districts can now hold parents responsible if they’re sued for a child being bullied on school grounds. It’s one of the first times that parents could face financial backlash for their children’s bullying behavior, even if the parents aren’t there and it happened on school grounds.
  • Mrs. New Jersey Competes In Honor Of Late Father

    Mrs. New Jersey Competes In Honor Of Late Father

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:02:01 GMT
    Up and coming Mrs. New Jersey pageant contestant, Paige Lippe, always loved her father and was extremely proud of his work as an emergency room doctor. Although he was an experienced flyer he was sadly involved in a crash while on a flight from Essex County to a hospital in the Finger Lakes area and passed away in 2010.
    Up and coming Mrs. New Jersey pageant contestant, Paige Lippe, always loved her father and was extremely proud of his work as an emergency room doctor. Although he was an experienced flyer he was sadly involved in a crash while on a flight from Essex County to a hospital in the Finger Lakes area and passed away in 2010.
  • New Trend Alert: Chicken Pickin’

    New Trend Alert: Chicken Pickin’

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:55:11 GMT
    Many people feel that fresh eggs are better and healthier than store-bought eggs, that’s why Victor Alfieri raises his own chickens at home. “You taste the difference immediately,” he said. Victor lives in Wayne, New Jersey and he’s been raising chickens for years. He says that you can do a better job raising them in your own backyard than the people you’re buying your eggs from now.
    Many people feel that fresh eggs are better and healthier than store-bought eggs, that’s why Victor Alfieri raises his own chickens at home. “You taste the difference immediately,” he said. Victor lives in Wayne, New Jersey and he’s been raising chickens for years. He says that you can do a better job raising them in your own backyard than the people you’re buying your eggs from now.
  • Tent City Memorial Coming To Monroe Township

    Tent City Memorial Coming To Monroe Township

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:23:14 GMT
    A house that stood out amongst the tents in Lakewood’s tent city is now being removed and taken to Greek’s Playground in the Stone Museum in Monroe Township as a memorial to the tented encampment. Elwood is the man who once lived in the wooden structure inside tent city. The house had carpet, stuffed animals, fake flowers outside and a mailbox that read “Paradise Lane”.
    A house that stood out amongst the tents in Lakewood’s tent city is now being removed and taken to Greek’s Playground in the Stone Museum in Monroe Township as a memorial to the tented encampment. Elwood is the man who once lived in the wooden structure inside tent city. The house had carpet, stuffed animals, fake flowers outside and a mailbox that read “Paradise Lane”.
  • Third Death Reported In Lakewood’s Tent City In Five Months

    Third Death Reported In Lakewood’s Tent City In Five Months

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:34:39 GMT
    Doug Hardman is the third man to die in Lakewood’s tent city since November. Hardman was one of the people awarded low-income housing in order to get out of tent city, but tragically that wasn’t enough to truly get him back on his feet. Hardman was originally a wealthy contractor with a water front home in Berkeley, New Jersey whose life drastically changed after his wife passed away from cancer in 2000.
    Doug Hardman is the third man to die in Lakewood’s tent city since November. Hardman was one of the people awarded low-income housing in order to get out of tent city, but tragically that wasn’t enough to truly get him back on his feet. Hardman was originally a wealthy contractor with a water front home in Berkeley, New Jersey whose life drastically changed after his wife passed away from cancer in 2000.
  • Proposed Dam Construction Angering Essex County Residents

    Proposed Dam Construction Angering Essex County Residents

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:25:31 GMT
    The Army Corp of Engineers has proposed building a huge dam just outside of Millburn, New Jersey’s city limits in the south mountain reservation. The dam would be 70 feet tall by 880 feet wide. This project is to help prevent flooding in towns downstream, like Cranford, New Jersey which has been greatly impacted by recent storms. However, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo says, “No dam-no way-not here”.
    The Army Corp of Engineers has proposed building a huge dam just outside of Millburn, New Jersey’s city limits in the south mountain reservation. The dam would be 70 feet tall by 880 feet wide. This project is to help prevent flooding in towns downstream, like Cranford, New Jersey which has been greatly impacted by recent storms. However, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo says, “No dam-no way-not here”.
  • Prescription Drug Drop-Box Aimed At Combating Addiction

    Prescription Drug Drop-Box Aimed At Combating Addiction

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:23:57 GMT
    New statistics show that two New Jersey families lose someone to an opioid overdose every day! As a result, politicians have joined the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey to unveil a prescription drug drop-box in Secaucus in order to help properly dispose of these deadly drugs. Tom Allen is a former opioid addict who was addicted to pain pills for many years before opening up his own rehab clinics here in the Garden State.
    New statistics show that two New Jersey families lose someone to an opioid overdose every day! As a result, politicians have joined the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey to unveil a prescription drug drop-box in Secaucus in order to help properly dispose of these deadly drugs. Tom Allen is a former opioid addict who was addicted to pain pills for many years before opening up his own rehab clinics here in the Garden State.
  • New Basketball Sneakers Aim To Reduce Injuries

    New Basketball Sneakers Aim To Reduce Injuries

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:16:17 GMT
    Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the nation. With millions of people taking to the courts every year, injuries related to the sport are a concern amongst players and physicians alike.  A new shoe aims to significantly decrease the number of injuries on the court.
    Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the nation. With millions of people taking to the courts every year, injuries related to the sport are a concern amongst players and physicians alike.  A new shoe aims to significantly decrease the number of injuries on the court.
  • Mystery Of The Missing Hoboken Man

    Mystery Of The Missing Hoboken Man

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:32:07 GMT
    The search continues for the missing 27-year-old Hoboken resident, Andrew Jarzyk. It has been over a week now that he’s been missing, but those who knew him have not ended their search for their loved one. Over the weekend, friends and family were gathered in Pier A to search the area where he was last seen on surveillance footage jogging late at night.
    The search continues for the missing 27-year-old Hoboken resident, Andrew Jarzyk. It has been over a week now that he’s been missing, but those who knew him have not ended their search for their loved one. Over the weekend, friends and family were gathered in Pier A to search the area where he was last seen on surveillance footage jogging late at night.
  • Gender Neutral Basketball

    Gender Neutral Basketball

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:23:18 GMT
    Many sports in today's world have been relatively divided by an individual's gender. For example, in basketball, we have the NBA and the WNBA, which divides the league so that men and women are separated and only allowed to compete against their own sex. In certain cases, Americans will hear about a woman joining a male’s sports team, which in turn, usually grabs headlines and is seen as a testament to make sporting leagues more female friendly.
    Many sports in today's world have been relatively divided by an individual's gender. For example, in basketball, we have the NBA and the WNBA, which divides the league so that men and women are separated and only allowed to compete against their own sex. In certain cases, Americans will hear about a woman joining a male’s sports team, which in turn, usually grabs headlines and is seen as a testament to make sporting leagues more female friendly.
  • Cops Postpone Search For Missing Hoboken Man

    Cops Postpone Search For Missing Hoboken Man

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:06:34 GMT
    It’s been over a week now since Hoboken resident Andrew Jarzyk was last seen on surveillance footage jogging late at night on the paths along the Hudson River. Jarzyk is 27 years-old with blonde hair and blue eyes as you can see in the missing posters family and friends have scattered all around Hoboken.
    It’s been over a week now since Hoboken resident Andrew Jarzyk was last seen on surveillance footage jogging late at night on the paths along the Hudson River. Jarzyk is 27 years-old with blonde hair and blue eyes as you can see in the missing posters family and friends have scattered all around Hoboken.
  • Can Christie Move Past Bridgegate?

    Can Christie Move Past Bridgegate?

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:05:27 GMT
    Governor Chris Christie held his 117th town hall meeting on Friday. This was his first meeting since hosting a press conference to discuss the internal report that cleared him of all wrongdoing in the bridgegate scandal. While the room was fairly empty, those who did attend greeted the governor with open arms. One woman even stood up to admit to Christie that she has a crush on him.
    Governor Chris Christie held his 117th town hall meeting on Friday. This was his first meeting since hosting a press conference to discuss the internal report that cleared him of all wrongdoing in the bridgegate scandal. While the room was fairly empty, those who did attend greeted the governor with open arms. One woman even stood up to admit to Christie that she has a crush on him.
  • Social Media Campaign Helps Man Wrongfully Accused Of Murder

    Social Media Campaign Helps Man Wrongfully Accused Of Murder

    Saturday, April 5 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-05 17:49:25 GMT
    Social media is blowing up over the story of Middletown resident Beau Hendricks whose family and friends say was wrongfully accused of murdering a man in Puerto Rico two years ago. It all started when Hendricks and friends rented a house and a couple of vans in Puerto Rico while on vacation. One of the friends apparently was driving the van when he got into an accident and left the scene of the crime. Tragically the person that he hit died.
    Social media is blowing up over the story of Middletown resident Beau Hendricks whose family and friends say was wrongfully accused of murdering a man in Puerto Rico two years ago. It all started when Hendricks and friends rented a house and a couple of vans in Puerto Rico while on vacation. One of the friends apparently was driving the van when he got into an accident and left the scene of the crime. Tragically the person that he hit died.
  • Jersey City High School Brawl Caught On Tape

    Jersey City High School Brawl Caught On Tape

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:25:52 GMT
    Fists were flying as a brawl broke out in the hall of Jersey City’s Dickinson High School last week. Video of the brawl show images of Principal MaryJo Trusso getting tossed to the side as she attempts to break it up. City Councilman Rich Boggiano wonders why he’s only hearing about it now.
    Fists were flying as a brawl broke out in the hall of Jersey City’s Dickinson High School last week. Video of the brawl show images of Principal MaryJo Trusso getting tossed to the side as she attempts to break it up. City Councilman Rich Boggiano wonders why he’s only hearing about it now.
  • Man-Made Islands Coming To Jersey?

    Man-Made Islands Coming To Jersey?

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-04-04 16:39:46 GMT
    Through a series of post Sandy ideas to protect the coast, man-made islands seem to be the new solution. This all started when President Obama formed a Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and assigned it to HUD - the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    Through a series of post Sandy ideas to protect the coast, man-made islands seem to be the new solution. This all started when President Obama formed a Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and assigned it to HUD - the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Property Tax Woes In New Jersey

    Property Tax Woes In New Jersey

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:02:33 GMT
    Property taxes have always been a concern amongst New Jersey homeowners. In recent years however, many New Jerseyeans have faced skyrocketing hikes in their property taxes, leaving them wondering where all the extra money is going.
    Property taxes have always been a concern amongst New Jersey homeowners. In recent years however, many New Jerseyeans have faced skyrocketing hikes in their property taxes, leaving them wondering where all the extra money is going.
  • Student Stages School Walkout To Protest Newark School System

    Student Stages School Walkout To Protest Newark School System

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:58:03 GMT
    Newark resident Kristin Tulkanik is truly a force to be reckoned with. This 17 year-old doesn’t mind breaking the rules to make her point and try to improve the Newark school system. She‘s on mission to help students regain control of their schools. Yesterday around noon-time, with a megaphone in hand, Tulkanik was leading a student walkout towards City Hall to protest Christie’s recent superintendent appointee Cami Anderson who Tulkanik believes is an outsider.
    Newark resident Kristin Tulkanik is truly a force to be reckoned with. This 17 year-old doesn’t mind breaking the rules to make her point and try to improve the Newark school system. She‘s on mission to help students regain control of their schools. Yesterday around noon-time, with a megaphone in hand, Tulkanik was leading a student walkout towards City Hall to protest Christie’s recent superintendent appointee Cami Anderson who Tulkanik believes is an outsider.
  • Hoboken Man’s Disappearance Linked To Past Crime?

    Hoboken Man’s Disappearance Linked To Past Crime?

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:55:39 GMT
    Authorities have shifted their search for Andrew Jarzyk, the 27 year-old man from Hoboken who went missing last Sunday. They are now focusing their efforts on the Hudson River and areas surrounding the waterfront. There has been a report that this case is similar to an incident that happened back on March 2, 2014. Then, Ryan Lee was leaving the bar “Boaaah” after fighting with his girlfriend and was beaten by three men wearing black hoods before being thrown into the Hudson River.
    Authorities have shifted their search for Andrew Jarzyk, the 27 year-old man from Hoboken who went missing last Sunday. They are now focusing their efforts on the Hudson River and areas surrounding the waterfront. There has been a report that this case is similar to an incident that happened back on March 2, 2014. Then, Ryan Lee was leaving the bar “Boaaah” after fighting with his girlfriend and was beaten by three men wearing black hoods before being thrown into the Hudson River.
  • World Autism Day In New Jersey

    World Autism Day In New Jersey

    Thursday, April 3 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-04-03 17:29:18 GMT
    Yesterday was World Autism Day and in the spirit of driving awareness to this disease, there were many events taking place across the Garden State that aimed to get more support for treatment and stability options for those who suffer from this developmental issue. Congressman Chris Smith hosted an event in Ocean Township to promote awareness for this important cause.
    Yesterday was World Autism Day and in the spirit of driving awareness to this disease, there were many events taking place across the Garden State that aimed to get more support for treatment and stability options for those who suffer from this developmental issue. Congressman Chris Smith hosted an event in Ocean Township to promote awareness for this important cause.
  • Brooklyn Nets Dance Team Breaks It Down On The Court

    Brooklyn Nets Dance Team Breaks It Down On The Court

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:25:12 GMT
    While many fans are focused on the Brooklyn Nets hard efforts during their playoff season, another team is gearing up to perform their hearts out for future home games. At the Barclay's Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Nets Dance team is putting everything on the table and perfecting their dance routines to put on an unforgettable performance throughout the teams basketball season. 
    While many fans are focused on the Brooklyn Nets hard efforts during their playoff season, another team is gearing up to perform their hearts out for future home games. At the Barclay's Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Nets Dance team is putting everything on the table and perfecting their dance routines to put on an unforgettable performance throughout the teams basketball season. 
  • Canning Chooses College, Gets $56,000 Scholarship

    Canning Chooses College, Gets $56,000 Scholarship

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:15:48 GMT
    Rachel Canning made headlines when she decided to sue her parents and leave the family’s Lincoln Park home because she didn’t like their rules. Weeks later she dropped the lawsuit and her parents welcomed her back with open arms. Now Canning is making news again, this time however, it’s all about her higher education. Canning posted on her Facebook and Twitter pages that she is going to be attending Western New England University in Massachusetts as a biomedical engineering major.
    Rachel Canning made headlines when she decided to sue her parents and leave the family’s Lincoln Park home because she didn’t like their rules. Weeks later she dropped the lawsuit and her parents welcomed her back with open arms. Now Canning is making news again, this time however, it’s all about her higher education. Canning posted on her Facebook and Twitter pages that she is going to be attending Western New England University in Massachusetts as a biomedical engineering major.
  • Newark Mayoral Race Heats Up With Torched Buses, Warrants & Allegations

    Newark Mayoral Race Heats Up With Torched Buses, Warrants & Allegations

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:14:26 GMT
    The Newark mayoral race is heating up, specifically between Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries as they face-off to see who will win the Democratic mayoral primary election. Now allegations are being thrown around regarding a fire that torched Ras Baraka’s campaign bus back in mid-February. The bus was essentially firebombed, the inside of the bus was burned out and an investigation found that sugar was put into the gas tank. For a while nobody knew exactly what had happened or who did it.
    The Newark mayoral race is heating up, specifically between Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries as they face-off to see who will win the Democratic mayoral primary election. Now allegations are being thrown around regarding a fire that torched Ras Baraka’s campaign bus back in mid-February. The bus was essentially firebombed, the inside of the bus was burned out and an investigation found that sugar was put into the gas tank. For a while nobody knew exactly what had happened or who did it.
  • Community Rallies To Help Teen Get A New Wheelchair

    Community Rallies To Help Teen Get A New Wheelchair

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:39:56 GMT
    Imagine suddenly losing control of your arms and legs and not getting any answers from doctors as to why it happened. Sadly, that’s reality for Dawud Hamden of Bordentown, New Jersey who at age 13 was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare bacterial infection that affects the spinal cord.
    Imagine suddenly losing control of your arms and legs and not getting any answers from doctors as to why it happened. Sadly, that’s reality for Dawud Hamden of Bordentown, New Jersey who at age 13 was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare bacterial infection that affects the spinal cord.
  • Claim: NJ Not Ready For Zombie Apocalypse

    Claim: NJ Not Ready For Zombie Apocalypse

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-02 18:06:15 GMT
    New Jersey is typically ready for anything that comes its way, but if there were to ever be a zombie apocalypse the Garden State is woefully unprepared. This unpleasant information came from a recent blog that ranked each state by how prepared they are to fight off a zombie apocalypse.
    New Jersey is typically ready for anything that comes its way, but if there were to ever be a zombie apocalypse the Garden State is woefully unprepared. This unpleasant information came from a recent blog that ranked each state by how prepared they are to fight off a zombie apocalypse.
  • Drones Over New Jersey

    Drones Over New Jersey

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:46:45 GMT
    While New Jersey is a beautiful state, the first picturesque place you’d think of isn’t exactly the states capital of Trenton. However, retired New Jersey police officer Butch Osterman begs to differ. With the help of a new toy, a Phantom Quadcopter II Drone, Osterman has captured some of the most gorgeous aerial views of Trenton’s most well-known monuments.
    While New Jersey is a beautiful state, the first picturesque place you’d think of isn’t exactly the states capital of Trenton. However, retired New Jersey police officer Butch Osterman begs to differ. With the help of a new toy, a Phantom Quadcopter II Drone, Osterman has captured some of the most gorgeous aerial views of Trenton’s most well-known monuments.
  • New Initiative Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

    New Initiative Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:00:10 GMT
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the majority of road deaths in the Garden State, particularly among young people, are caused by driver distractions-like cellphones. So, what does that mean for New Jersey residents and dozens of police agencies across the state starting now? A crackdown on unsafe driving practices and distractions!
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the majority of road deaths in the Garden State, particularly among young people, are caused by driver distractions-like cellphones. So, what does that mean for New Jersey residents and dozens of police agencies across the state starting now? A crackdown on unsafe driving practices and distractions!
  • Veteran Marine Forced To Move Due To Medicaid Regulations

    Veteran Marine Forced To Move Due To Medicaid Regulations

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:34:23 GMT
    $50 and Medicaid regulations are what are standing between James Bradbury and the critical care he needs for his rare disease. James suffers from cadasil, a physical and mental degenerative disease, and his wife Ronnie has tried every avenue to help him get the care he needs. “He finally feels safe and secure. This is the first time in 14 years that he’s felt this and now they, just because of a few dollars want to take it away from him,” she explained.
    $50 and Medicaid regulations are what are standing between James Bradbury and the critical care he needs for his rare disease. James suffers from cadasil, a physical and mental degenerative disease, and his wife Ronnie has tried every avenue to help him get the care he needs. “He finally feels safe and secure. This is the first time in 14 years that he’s felt this and now they, just because of a few dollars want to take it away from him,” she explained.
  • Confederate Flag Controversy

    Confederate Flag Controversy

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:25:20 GMT
    Greg Vied is a 17 year-old Puerto Rican high school student on a quest for his first amendment rights, but he’s doing it by strapping a big red and blue Confederate Battle Flag that says “redneck” to his blue pickup truck. Vied also has the words “redneck Cadillac” written on the back of the truck, and on the front side of the truck it says “hate me yet?”
    Greg Vied is a 17 year-old Puerto Rican high school student on a quest for his first amendment rights, but he’s doing it by strapping a big red and blue Confederate Battle Flag that says “redneck” to his blue pickup truck. Vied also has the words “redneck Cadillac” written on the back of the truck, and on the front side of the truck it says “hate me yet?”
  • Bridgegate Transcripts Questioning Continues

    Bridgegate Transcripts Questioning Continues

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:05:10 GMT
    Sunday morning talk shows were buzzing about bridgegate this past weekend. Senator Loretta Weinberg appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press saying she’d be willing to “accept the governor as free and clear,” but she would like to see more information.
    Sunday morning talk shows were buzzing about bridgegate this past weekend. Senator Loretta Weinberg appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press saying she’d be willing to “accept the governor as free and clear,” but she would like to see more information.
  • Catelli Brother’s Respond To Slaughterhouse Protest

    Catelli Brother’s Respond To Slaughterhouse Protest

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-01 14:56:26 GMT
    This weekend a local New Jersey group held a peaceful protest outside of Catelli Brother’s slaughterhouse in Shrewsbury, NJ. Catelli Brothers was shut down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after an investigation by the Humane Society showed still-conscious calves hanging upside down on a conveyor belt, and a calf being prodded while struggling to walk.
    This weekend a local New Jersey group held a peaceful protest outside of Catelli Brother’s slaughterhouse in Shrewsbury, NJ. Catelli Brothers was shut down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after an investigation by the Humane Society showed still-conscious calves hanging upside down on a conveyor belt, and a calf being prodded while struggling to walk.
  • Local Veteran’s Get Help After Sandy

    Local Veteran’s Get Help After Sandy

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:49:22 GMT
    Yesterday, WWII veteran Thomas Vasselli and his wife Doris sat by the curb and watched as the house they bought back in 1965 was demolished. Mr. and Mrs. Vasselli raised two children in their Leonardo, New Jersey home on the bay and Superstorm Sandy hit them hard. “Everything was completely lost,” Doris said. That’s where the Marlboro Sunshine Fund stepped in to help.
    Yesterday, WWII veteran Thomas Vasselli and his wife Doris sat by the curb and watched as the house they bought back in 1965 was demolished. Mr. and Mrs. Vasselli raised two children in their Leonardo, New Jersey home on the bay and Superstorm Sandy hit them hard. “Everything was completely lost,” Doris said. That’s where the Marlboro Sunshine Fund stepped in to help.
  • Paterson McDonald’s Bans Bathroom Use

    Paterson McDonald’s Bans Bathroom Use

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:47:03 GMT
    Go crazy and eat all you want at the McDonald’s across from City Hall in Paterson, New Jersey, but just don’t ask to use the bathroom afterwards. “You don’t have permission from McDonald’s. This is a private McDonald’s. OK? So you don’t have permission you have to stop recording. The bathroom is out of service,” one employee explained. Now, before you hate on McDonald’s for banning patrons from their bathroom, this establishment has their reasons.
    Go crazy and eat all you want at the McDonald’s across from City Hall in Paterson, New Jersey, but just don’t ask to use the bathroom afterwards. “You don’t have permission from McDonald’s. This is a private McDonald’s. OK? So you don’t have permission you have to stop recording. The bathroom is out of service,” one employee explained. Now, before you hate on McDonald’s for banning patrons from their bathroom, this establishment has their reasons.
  • Christie Sits Down For Bridgegate Interview

    Christie Sits Down For Bridgegate Interview

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:35:08 GMT
    Governor Christie has had a rough couple of months. Ever since the bridgegate scandal broke, the governor has been doing damage control and trying to prove that he had played no part in the corruption that resulted in massive lane closures leading to the George Washington Bridge.Now that an internal review cleared Christie of any wrongdoing, the governor has been more open about his personal challenges that he faced during the peak of the scandal. In his first interview with Dianne Sawyer abo...
    Governor Christie has had a rough couple of months. Ever since the bridgegate scandal broke, the governor has been doing damage control and trying to prove that he had played no part in the corruption that resulted in massive lane closures leading to the George Washington Bridge.Now that an internal review cleared Christie of any wrongdoing, the governor has been more open about his personal challenges that he faced during the peak of the scandal. In his first interview with Dianne Sawyer abo...
  • David Samson Resigns As Port Authority Chair

    David Samson Resigns As Port Authority Chair

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:33:41 GMT
    Now, with an official report out that clears Governor Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in the bridgegate debacle, other affiliated officials are in the hot seat and doing what they can to make sure their names remain undamaged by this robust scandal that has plagued the Garden State. On Friday, Governor Christie held a press conference announcing the resignation of David Samson; the current chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Christie stated that he received a call earl...
    Now, with an official report out that clears Governor Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in the bridgegate debacle, other affiliated officials are in the hot seat and doing what they can to make sure their names remain undamaged by this robust scandal that has plagued the Garden State. On Friday, Governor Christie held a press conference announcing the resignation of David Samson; the current chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Christie stated that he received a call earl...
  • NJ's Hero Military Mom

    NJ's Hero Military Mom

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:52:58 GMT
    No matter how you may feel about the various military conflicts our country is currently involved in, no one can argue the respect all Americans feel towards our military troops and the families they leave behind while in deployment. In many cases, the burden falls on these families while their children are away, leaving parents like Siobhan-Fuller McConnell of Parsippany to feel a sense of duty when it comes to the well being of our troops.
    No matter how you may feel about the various military conflicts our country is currently involved in, no one can argue the respect all Americans feel towards our military troops and the families they leave behind while in deployment. In many cases, the burden falls on these families while their children are away, leaving parents like Siobhan-Fuller McConnell of Parsippany to feel a sense of duty when it comes to the well being of our troops.
  • Christie Addresses Bridgegate Investigation and Report Findings

    Christie Addresses Bridgegate Investigation and Report Findings

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-03-28 15:10:35 GMT
    While Governor Christie took to the national airwaves to sit-down and talk to Diana Sawyer of ABC about everything going on in the media, particularly the bridgegate scandal, the law firm that completed the investigation that cleared Christie of all wrongdoing, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, held a press conference to discuss their findings.
    While Governor Christie took to the national airwaves to sit-down and talk to Diana Sawyer of ABC about everything going on in the media, particularly the bridgegate scandal, the law firm that completed the investigation that cleared Christie of all wrongdoing, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, held a press conference to discuss their findings.
  • Newark Public School Rally Reaches State Capital

    Newark Public School Rally Reaches State Capital

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-03-28 14:05:57 GMT
    A rally took place in Trenton yesterday over Newark’s failing public school system. People are angry over Governor Christie’s solution to getting the cities education back on track. Many teachers and parents are not happy with Christie appointed superintendent, Cami Anderson, and they want her out. There’s been shouting and yelling at school board meetings and Anderson has announced that she will not be attending any future school board meetings.
    A rally took place in Trenton yesterday over Newark’s failing public school system. People are angry over Governor Christie’s solution to getting the cities education back on track. Many teachers and parents are not happy with Christie appointed superintendent, Cami Anderson, and they want her out. There’s been shouting and yelling at school board meetings and Anderson has announced that she will not be attending any future school board meetings.
  • Family Faces Deportation After Decade Long Struggle For Citizenship

    Family Faces Deportation After Decade Long Struggle For Citizenship

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-03-28 14:04:30 GMT
    The Anandarajah family came to the United States ten years ago from Sri Lanka seeking political asylum and they have been fighting for a decade to stay in this country and now they’re facing deportation in April. In honor of this family’s continuous struggle, a protest was held yesterday outside the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Newark to bring awareness to what these people have gone through.
    The Anandarajah family came to the United States ten years ago from Sri Lanka seeking political asylum and they have been fighting for a decade to stay in this country and now they’re facing deportation in April. In honor of this family’s continuous struggle, a protest was held yesterday outside the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Newark to bring awareness to what these people have gone through.
  • Passaic Pranksters Get Their Big Break

    Passaic Pranksters Get Their Big Break

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:51:09 GMT

    Coby Persins and Gary Calixte of Passaic, New Jersey have turned pranking into a fulltime job. The two have been filming a bunch of pranks and putting them up on YouTube which helped them get the attention of a major production company that has offered the duo their own prankster reality show.

    Coby Persins and Gary Calixte of Passaic, New Jersey have turned pranking into a fulltime job. The two have been filming a bunch of pranks and putting them up on YouTube which helped them get the attention of a major production company that has offered the duo their own prankster reality show.


  • $5 Million Bail Set For McCaw Murder Suspect

    $5 Million Bail Set For McCaw Murder Suspect

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:48:45 GMT
    Timothy Puskas, the suspect charged in the murder of former Rutgers student Billy McCaw was arraigned in Middlesex County court yesterday where he pleaded ‘not guilty’. Bail was set for $5 million and prosecutors said that this man was a danger to society and needs to stay put in prison. “He’s a danger to the community so the state believes that the bail as set is appropriate,” Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Sheree Pitchford announced in court.
    Timothy Puskas, the suspect charged in the murder of former Rutgers student Billy McCaw was arraigned in Middlesex County court yesterday where he pleaded ‘not guilty’. Bail was set for $5 million and prosecutors said that this man was a danger to society and needs to stay put in prison. “He’s a danger to the community so the state believes that the bail as set is appropriate,” Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Sheree Pitchford announced in court.
  • Battle Over Political Lawn Signs

    Battle Over Political Lawn Signs

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:45:02 GMT
    It’s cop versus cop in Bayonne, New Jersey. The sport? Mayoral Mudslinging. Challenger Jim Davis says campaign operatives for his opponent, incumbent Mayor Mark Smith, stole or demolished more than 200 campaign signs and he’s got it all on tape.
    It’s cop versus cop in Bayonne, New Jersey. The sport? Mayoral Mudslinging. Challenger Jim Davis says campaign operatives for his opponent, incumbent Mayor Mark Smith, stole or demolished more than 200 campaign signs and he’s got it all on tape.
  • Tesla Test Proves Electric Cars Are Wave Of The Future

    Tesla Test Proves Electric Cars Are Wave Of The Future

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:43:46 GMT
    Tesla’s electric cars have been making news in New Jersey after a change in policy banned the sale of these vehicles in the Garden State. Michael Thwaite is a partner in the Tesla Motor Club who claims that electric vehicles are the way to go!
    Tesla’s electric cars have been making news in New Jersey after a change in policy banned the sale of these vehicles in the Garden State. Michael Thwaite is a partner in the Tesla Motor Club who claims that electric vehicles are the way to go!
  • Jersey Mikes ‘Day Of Giving’ Helps Muscular Dystrophy

    Jersey Mikes ‘Day Of Giving’ Helps Muscular Dystrophy

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:42:39 GMT
    Yesterday, every Jersey Mikes sub shop donated 100% of their sales to a charity of their choice. In Hamilton, New Jersey, all the proceeds went to Ryan’s Quest to help children with muscular dystrophy. Dave Schultz is the founder of Ryan’s Quest and father to young Ryan who lives every day with the disorder.
    Yesterday, every Jersey Mikes sub shop donated 100% of their sales to a charity of their choice. In Hamilton, New Jersey, all the proceeds went to Ryan’s Quest to help children with muscular dystrophy. Dave Schultz is the founder of Ryan’s Quest and father to young Ryan who lives every day with the disorder.
  • Toll Collectors: A Dying Industry Or A Necessity?

    Toll Collectors: A Dying Industry Or A Necessity?

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-03-26 16:28:19 GMT
    Eric Wallace is one of the many toll collectors whose life would drastically change if the state ends up privatizing his job. He recently attended the New Jersey turnpike commissioner’s public meeting because he hopes that by speaking out they will actually listen and not take away his livelihood.
    Eric Wallace is one of the many toll collectors whose life would drastically change if the state ends up privatizing his job. He recently attended the New Jersey turnpike commissioner’s public meeting because he hopes that by speaking out they will actually listen and not take away his livelihood.
  • Justice For Billy McCaw

    Justice For Billy McCaw

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-03-26 16:07:51 GMT
    After over a month of family and friends pleading for more information on the tragic death of Billy McCaw who was found brutally murdered behind a home in New Brunswick, the Middlesex Prosecutors office has announced that they have a suspect in custody. Charges have been brought on 38 year-old Timothy Puskas of New Brunswick who is also being held on additional charges unrelated to the murder of McCaw.
    After over a month of family and friends pleading for more information on the tragic death of Billy McCaw who was found brutally murdered behind a home in New Brunswick, the Middlesex Prosecutors office has announced that they have a suspect in custody. Charges have been brought on 38 year-old Timothy Puskas of New Brunswick who is also being held on additional charges unrelated to the murder of McCaw.
  • Christie Talks Sandy Aid At Latest Town Hall

    Christie Talks Sandy Aid At Latest Town Hall

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-03-26 16:03:03 GMT
    Before Governor Christie held his 116th town hall meeting in Belmar, NJ the New Jersey Main Street Alliance was outside protesting. They represent small businesses across the region and gathered together because of the issues with the Stronger NJ grant process.
    Before Governor Christie held his 116th town hall meeting in Belmar, NJ the New Jersey Main Street Alliance was outside protesting. They represent small businesses across the region and gathered together because of the issues with the Stronger NJ grant process.
  • Animal Communicator Talks Chief’s Reason For Running

    Animal Communicator Talks Chief’s Reason For Running

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-03-26 13:38:55 GMT
    Chief the horse was missing for nine days before being found sunning in a field yesterday afternoon along a pipeline that runs through Mahwah, New Jersey. Chief’s owner, Mackenzie Vulgaris is ecstatic that her beloved horse has been found and is back home safe with her. Teresa is an animal communicator and psychic medium that spent time looking for Chief during the time that he was missing.
    Chief the horse was missing for nine days before being found sunning in a field yesterday afternoon along a pipeline that runs through Mahwah, New Jersey. Chief’s owner, Mackenzie Vulgaris is ecstatic that her beloved horse has been found and is back home safe with her. Teresa is an animal communicator and psychic medium that spent time looking for Chief during the time that he was missing.
  • Man’s Fight To Bear Arms

    Man’s Fight To Bear Arms

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:22:40 GMT
    John Drake is a New Jersey business owner who’s fighting for the right to carry a concealed gun in public and he’s willing to take his battle all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    John Drake is a New Jersey business owner who’s fighting for the right to carry a concealed gun in public and he’s willing to take his battle all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Student Punished Over After-School Tweets

    Student Punished Over After-School Tweets

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:10:33 GMT
    A senior at Sterling High School in Somerdale, New Jersey is suing the school after she was punished for her tweets. On Jan 7, 2014 the student, whose name will be protected since she’s a minor, tweeted some harsh words towards the school’s Principal Napoleon. “Principal Napoleon is a pu**y as* bi**h”.
    A senior at Sterling High School in Somerdale, New Jersey is suing the school after she was punished for her tweets. On Jan 7, 2014 the student, whose name will be protected since she’s a minor, tweeted some harsh words towards the school’s Principal Napoleon. “Principal Napoleon is a pu**y as* bi**h”.
  • Seaside Road Blocks Heading Into Summer?

    Seaside Road Blocks Heading Into Summer?

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:01:15 GMT
    There’s a new “Situation” in Seaside, New Jersey this year. The infamous summer vacation spot is currently going through some road blocks. The moment you enter the island drivers are hit with detour signs, gates, or a bunch of cones. Some locals may even have trouble getting to their homes and businesses.
    There’s a new “Situation” in Seaside, New Jersey this year. The infamous summer vacation spot is currently going through some road blocks. The moment you enter the island drivers are hit with detour signs, gates, or a bunch of cones. Some locals may even have trouble getting to their homes and businesses.
  • Law Firm Clears Christie In Bridgegate Scandal

    Law Firm Clears Christie In Bridgegate Scandal

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-03-25 14:31:02 GMT
    According to the New York Times, a report is making headlines that has cleared Governor Christie of any wrongdoing in the bridgegate scandal. The law firm that conducted the investigation was hired by the Christie camp, but the investigation reviewed Governor Christie’s iPhone and telephone records, his government and private emails, and conducted 70 interviews.
    According to the New York Times, a report is making headlines that has cleared Governor Christie of any wrongdoing in the bridgegate scandal. The law firm that conducted the investigation was hired by the Christie camp, but the investigation reviewed Governor Christie’s iPhone and telephone records, his government and private emails, and conducted 70 interviews.
  • Soccer Mom Lawsuit Suggests Tryouts Were Fixed

    Soccer Mom Lawsuit Suggests Tryouts Were Fixed

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-03-24 15:17:23 GMT
    In a new lawsuit, Ridgewood soccer mom Siobhan Winograd is suing a critic of her husband who claimed Mr. Winograd abused his influence as coach of the Ridgewood Maroon’s Soccer Club by fixing kids soccer tryouts. In the suit, Winograd claims someone, who is identified only by an email address, sent defamatory e-mails to people in the community. The club president has chosen not to comment on this situation and the Winograds themselves aren’t talking either.
    In a new lawsuit, Ridgewood soccer mom Siobhan Winograd is suing a critic of her husband who claimed Mr. Winograd abused his influence as coach of the Ridgewood Maroon’s Soccer Club by fixing kids soccer tryouts. In the suit, Winograd claims someone, who is identified only by an email address, sent defamatory e-mails to people in the community. The club president has chosen not to comment on this situation and the Winograds themselves aren’t talking either.
  • Dove Ad Campaign Attacks New Jersey

    Dove Ad Campaign Attacks New Jersey

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:59:00 GMT
    As socially aware citizens of New Jersey, it’s no secret that our state has been called a lot of things. But what happens when a major corporation draws up an ad campaign that refers us as the "Armpit of America"? To many women's dismay, that's exactly what happened with the release of a new campaign by Dove that has left many offended to the point where new counter ads are being formed in order to combat this controversial message.
    As socially aware citizens of New Jersey, it’s no secret that our state has been called a lot of things. But what happens when a major corporation draws up an ad campaign that refers us as the "Armpit of America"? To many women's dismay, that's exactly what happened with the release of a new campaign by Dove that has left many offended to the point where new counter ads are being formed in order to combat this controversial message.
  • Spring Has Sprung

    Spring Has Sprung

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:53:22 GMT
    We finally made it New Jersey! After months of feeling like our state relocated itself to an Artic tundra, spring has finally arrived. With residents bracing for only a few more weeks of chilly weather, many New Jerseyans are gearing up to come out of their homes and finally start partaking in some spring-time activities.
    We finally made it New Jersey! After months of feeling like our state relocated itself to an Artic tundra, spring has finally arrived. With residents bracing for only a few more weeks of chilly weather, many New Jerseyans are gearing up to come out of their homes and finally start partaking in some spring-time activities.
  • Rachel Canning’s Attorney Writes Article Defending The Case

    Rachel Canning’s Attorney Writes Article Defending The Case

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:28:58 GMT
    It’s never ending Canning! Just when you think the Rachel Canning story is over and the family is beginning the healing process, Rachel’s Attorney Tanya Helfand went and wrote an opinion piece in the Star Ledger. Helfand went to great lengths to explain that even though it has been withdrawn, Rachel Canning’s lawsuit had merit and she argued that Rachel Canning was even entitled to money.
    It’s never ending Canning! Just when you think the Rachel Canning story is over and the family is beginning the healing process, Rachel’s Attorney Tanya Helfand went and wrote an opinion piece in the Star Ledger. Helfand went to great lengths to explain that even though it has been withdrawn, Rachel Canning’s lawsuit had merit and she argued that Rachel Canning was even entitled to money.
  • Is Christie’s Slim Down Setting The Presidential Stage?

    Is Christie’s Slim Down Setting The Presidential Stage?

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:27:50 GMT
    Lately, Governor Christie has been looking slimmer during his town hall meetings and some reports say he lost about 100-pounds from the lap band surgery he underwent a year ago. Dr. Charles Simone formerly worked with President Reagan and he took the time to discuss Christie’s weight loss and health.
    Lately, Governor Christie has been looking slimmer during his town hall meetings and some reports say he lost about 100-pounds from the lap band surgery he underwent a year ago. Dr. Charles Simone formerly worked with President Reagan and he took the time to discuss Christie’s weight loss and health.
  • Awake Breast Augmentation

    Awake Breast Augmentation

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 12:53 PM EST2014-01-22 17:53:29 GMT
    Dr. Michael Gartner is believed to be the only board certified plastic surgeon who performs awake breast augmentation on the east coast. This surgery takes place with only local anesthesia allowing a patient to stay awake during the entire procedure.
    Dr. Michael Gartner is believed to be the only board certified plastic surgeon who performs awake breast augmentation on the east coast. This surgery takes place with only local anesthesia allowing a patient to stay awake during the entire procedure.
  • Three Stooges Of NJ Disability Pension

    Three Stooges Of NJ Disability Pension

    Thursday, January 2 2014 11:07 AM EST2014-01-02 16:07:18 GMT
    Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdogs has been rigorously investigating the double-dipping epidemic that is taking place in the Garden State.  The latest article he put out follows three men who have “questionable disabilities” and who he believes are taking advantage of the system.
    Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdogs has been rigorously investigating the double-dipping epidemic that is taking place in the Garden State.  The latest article he put out follows three men who have “questionable disabilities” and who he believes are taking advantage of the system.
  • Funeral Held For Woman Stabbed To Death

    Funeral Held For Woman Stabbed To Death

    Thursday, January 2 2014 11:05 AM EST2014-01-02 16:05:49 GMT
    Earlier this week, friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to Teia Gallo. It’s believed that Gallo was stabbed to death by her younger brother, Travis, the day after Christmas in their Washington Township home.
    Earlier this week, friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to Teia Gallo. It’s believed that Gallo was stabbed to death by her younger brother, Travis, the day after Christmas in their Washington Township home.
  • Brunswick Breaking Bad

    Brunswick Breaking Bad

    Friday, December 27 2013 12:02 PM EST2013-12-27 17:02:44 GMT
    Things are getting out of control in New Brunswick right now. Chief Housing Inspector Michael Mahony was recently caught in a cocaine bust.  Editor of New Brunswick Today, Charlie Kratovil, discussed the details surrounding this long term investigation and the nine individuals who were charged with cocaine possession during this bust.
    Things are getting out of control in New Brunswick right now. Chief Housing Inspector Michael Mahony was recently caught in a cocaine bust.  Editor of New Brunswick Today, Charlie Kratovil, discussed the details surrounding this long term investigation and the nine individuals who were charged with cocaine possession during this bust.
  • Vein Scan Payment System Launched

    Vein Scan Payment System Launched

    Thursday, February 6 2014 2:54 PM EST2014-02-06 19:54:24 GMT
    A New Jersey start-up is using vein scans to confirm a person's identity to secure financial transactions at stores.
    A New Jersey start-up is using vein scans to confirm a person's identity to secure financial transactions at stores.
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