New Jersey


Regional Briefs – April 27, 2017

Guards at Rikers Jail Sue, Say City Making It Unsafe NEW YORK – The nation’s largest municipal jail guard union sued New York City on Friday, saying recent sweeping changes…

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Dead Whale Washes Up on Beach at Jersey Shore

A 43-foot-long whale that washed ashore in Toms River has been dismembered and prepared for disposal. Technicians from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center cut the 40- to 50-ton whale into…

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Train Delays Continue in Penn Station

Train delays continue at Penn Station in New York City following a morning rush-hour commute snarled by a disabled Amtrak train that caused 45-minute delays. An Amtrak power problem in…

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Regional Briefs – April 24, 2017

Engineer to Become Chief Of NY State University System ALBANY – An engineer who served in the Obama Energy department was voted the next leader of New York state’s public university…

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New Ferry Route Planned for NJ-Midtown Commuters

New York Waterway is planning a new ferry route to take commuters to and from Midtown Manhattan. The company on Wednesday announced that it will make permanent a special route…

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Amtrak Says Penn Station Tracks Are Fixed

Rail commuters who endured a very long week due to derailment-related track work made their way into New York’s Penn Station on Friday with assurances that the repairs were finished…

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Regional Briefs – April 6, 2017

NJ Targets Distracted Drivers After Rise in Deaths TRENTON – New Jersey will become one of the first states in the nation to send warning letters to distracted drivers in…

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