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Jaycee’s 52nd annual Santa train in Glen Rock

November 30, 2011

By AMANDA ROSE ANTONUCCI
Staff Writer

On November 25, otherwise known as Black Friday, the true spirit of Christmas radiated through the... More >>>

New Jersey Dems oppose federal Right-to-Carry bill that was passed by an overwhelming majority of congress

November 29, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

On November 16, 2011, the House of Representatives passed the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 29, 2011

Name: Kevin Rooney
Position: Mayor of Wyckoff, NJ
How long in position: This is Mayor Rooney's first term as mayor. He will serve a... More >>>

Who Got It Right on Tenure Reform?

November 29, 2011

By VICKY MARTIN
Garden State Journal Columnist

Teacher tenure. The topic generates plenty of lively debate, if not outright arguments,... More >>>

Man not guilty of killing 5 teens in 1978

November 29, 2011

NEWARK(UPI) -- A New Jersey man was acquitted Wednesday of killing five teenagers who vanished in 1978.
Lee Anthony Evans, 58, was acquitted... More >>>

Man charged with daughter's death

November 29, 2011

FREEHOLD (UPI) -- A New Jersey man has been charged Wednesday with killing his daughter, the day after the 2-year-old's body was found in a car... More >>>

Wayne BOE members: horrible, crazy, ludicrous

November 28, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

In a ridiculous, politically correct, and knee-jerk reaction move, the Wayne Board of Education suspended... More >>>

Two Paterson immigrant detainees released through Dream Act activists’ efforts

November 28, 2011

Valle brothers, U.S. residents since ages 5 & 6, home in time for Thanksgiving

Red-light cameras criticized as they have strings attached

November 28, 2011

By DMITRY MERKULOV
Staff Writer

A report by the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) criticizes the outsourcing of traffic enforcement... More >>>

Lights over NJ may have been transformer fires or...

November 28, 2011

BRIDGEWATER (UPI) -- Authorities in New Jersey said mysterious lights in the sky over the city of Bridgewater may have been caused by transformer... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 28, 2011

Compiled by AMANDA ANTONUCCI
Staff Writer

Name: Chief Robert J. Kugler
Position: Police Chief of Saddle Brooke
How... More >>>

State bill proposed to stimulate the economy via de-regulation

November 25, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

State assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-District 40) may be in jeopardy of his Passaic County GOP chairmanship... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 25, 2011

Compiled by AMANDA ANTONUCCI
Staff Writer

Name: Laura E. Cima
Position: Councilwoman, Lodi
How long in position: Laura... More >>>

FDU Poll of NJ residents has ‘confusing’ results

November 25, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

The obligations of journalists are as follows: collect, analyze and disseminate information through mass media.... More >>>

Plea agreements that limit right to argue for lesser sentence are void says NJ Supreme Court

November 25, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
On New Jersey Law

In the recent case of State v. Hess, the New Jersey Supreme Court held void provisions of a plea... More >>>

Lockheed picks Montville company for LRASM component

November 25, 2011

(UPI) -- The fuel pressurization system of Lockheed Martin's LRASM-B missile is to feature a pressure regulator provided by Marotta Controls of... More >>>

New Jersey has lower poverty rate for children

November 25, 2011

(UPI) -- Census data suggest at least one in five U.S. children lived in poverty in 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.
More than 15... More >>>

Paterson cockfighting a betrayal and disgrace

November 23, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

It is not inherently wrong or evil to eat meat. It is also not inherently evil or wrong to wear fur. Animals are... More >>>

Another ‘NJ Real Housewives’ scandal – fools fight over stripping allegation

November 23, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

In a racy interview with AllAboutTrh.com, strip club owner Angelo Vrohidis said, “Dancing is not a... More >>>

Linden Drug Bust Reportedly Nets 65 Marijuana Plants

November 23, 2011

Defendant also faces Graves Act - weapons offense named after Paterson official

Parents say officials took their newborn

November 23, 2011

Nazi-themed names of their other children caused stir

In the Spotlight

November 23, 2011

Compiled by ALICE PARK
News Editor

Name: Steven Tanelli
Position: Councilman, North Arlington
How long in position:... More >>>

Beagle adopted after surviving gas chamber

November 23, 2011

NUTLEY(UPI) -- A beagle mix that survived the gas chamber at an Alabama shelter has been adopted by a New Jersey family who said they "can't deny... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 22, 2011

Compiled by Amanda Antonucci
Staff Writer

Name: Marianne F. Auriemma
Position: Councilwoman, Maywood
How long in... More >>>

Charter school bills need to be passed now

November 22, 2011

By VICKY MARTIN
Garden State Journal Columnist

Now that Governor Christie has resolved the will-he-or-won’t-he run drama of... More >>>

A NEW JERSEY DIET TIP

November 22, 2011

Guilt-Free Sweets

Christie poll numbers high, especially in handling of storm

November 21, 2011

Men favorables higher than women

In the Spotlight

November 21, 2011

Compiled by Dmitry Merkulov
Staff Writer

Name: Lynne Algrant

Position: At-Large Council Representative, Englewood

Experience: Councilwoman... More >>>

Today’s scheduled vote on “fracking” cancelled - District 38 legislators applaud decision

November 21, 2011

By Alice Park
News Editor

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) was scheduled to vote on a proposal to begin hydraulic... More >>>

“Housewife” wants to brings good repute to New Jersey

November 21, 2011

By WENDY S. SCHIBENER
Staff Writer

Caroline Manzo of Bravo TV’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey and her family, along with 150... More >>>

Bergen County Republicans - in great shape at local level, bad shape at the county

November 18, 2011

Election results show that GOP leadership is strong in the varied municipalities throughout Bergen County. The same is not true at the county itself.... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 18, 2011

Name: Vincent J. Caruso
Position: Police Chief of Lodi
How long in position: Chief Caruso has been working as Police Chief of Lodi since 2003.... More >>>

Wayne Hills football players allowed to play in game after aggravated assault charges

November 18, 2011

Nine players from the Wayne Hills high school football team have been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly beating two students from another... More >>>

Montclair marijuana dispensary wins approval from zoning board

November 18, 2011

The Greenleaf Compassion Center announced Tuesday that it is the first of six nonprofits, authorized in New Jersey to grow and sell medicinal... More >>>

Health care practioners in medicaid fraud sting targeted by NJ AG's Office

November 18, 2011

Two pharmacists have pled guilty in Essex County Superior Court to charges of Medicaid fraud for their role in billing Medicaid for medications that... More >>>

Most sexually abused children not assaulted

November 18, 2011

STRATFORD(UPI) -- Most U.S. children who are sexually abused do not experience assault, because most perpetrators want to repeat the activities,... More >>>

Municipal elections more competetive than contrived legislative

November 17, 2011

While state legislative elections fall the victim of carefully politically-created districts to ensure incumbent and party victories, municipalities... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 17, 2011

Name: Robert Miller
Position: Council President, Westwood
How long in position: Robert Miller has been holding the title of Council President... More >>>

California Pizza Kitchen Helps Fundraise for Autistic Students

November 17, 2011


WAYNE – The California Pizza Kitchen in the Willowbrook Mall had some new chefs in the kitchen as several autistic students participated in... More >>>

Christie tells why he didn’t run for president, if he’ll run for VP, and to take Obama seriously…plus more in online show

November 17, 2011


Governor Chris Christie decided that he wasn’t going to run for president on October 4, after a long courting by many top GOP leaders... More >>>

Cruelty charge dropped for biker with dog

November 17, 2011


TUCKERTON(UPI) -- New Jersey authorities dismissed an animal cruelty charge against a man who promised not to drive to work again with his dog... More >>>

State legislative districts laughable

November 16, 2011


Now that the minimal dust has settled from last week's state senate and assembly elections, the wins and losses can be evaluated. Truly, there... More >>>

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

November 16, 2011

Borough Attorney Randy Pearce North Arlington

Shared services becoming an increasingly popular idea in Bergen County

November 16, 2011

A bi-county program was rejected by NJ Supreme Court because it found that such would negatively impact the racial make-up of a school

Girl suspended over confederate flag shirt

November 16, 2011

EAST WINDSOR(UPI) -- The mother of a teen suspended from school for wearing a confederate flag shirt says she may pull her daughter out of her New... More >>>



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