NJ teachers get modest pay bump this year
Public school teachers in New Jersey who are in the first three years of their contracts will see a slight pay raise for the coming school year.
Pilot program will help recover stolen goods, region-wide
A pilot program in Ocean County is creating a unified system for police departments to search for stolen items.
Study ranks New Jersey 34th in women’s equality
Tuesday is Women's Equality Day, but unfortunately, New Jersey doesn't have much to be proud of when it comes to equality for women.
New law aims for better maintenance of NJ’s foreclosed properties
A new law allows New Jersey municipalities to adopt ordinances to regulate the care and maintenance of foreclosed properties.
NJ mom finishes environmental canoe trip
After more than a week's worth of paddling, Medford Lakes mother of two Margo Pellegrino is completing the final leg of her nine-day canoe trip from Trenton to Newark, in order to raise awareness for pollution in the state's waterways.
Toms River complex to help Sandy victims
Superstorm Sandy recovery funding is contributing to the construction of a 72-apartment complex in Toms River that will cater to Sandy victims as well as individuals with special needs, just one of many affordable housing projects in line for federal dollars.
Food insecurity affects NJ college students
While the image of college students living on a Ramen Noodle diet may be a common cliché, college students are increasingly becoming victims of food insecurity.
NJ’s top jobs pay more than the national average
The top jobs in the Garden State all have a few things in common - they pay above the national average and they're in the fastest growing fields.
Poll: New Jerseyans are divided on gun issues
A majority of gun rights and gun control advocates support Gov. Chris Christie vetoing a bill limiting firearm magazine size, but an even larger majority opposes the governor's decision not to meet with parents of victims from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
FMERA looks to purchase Fort Monmouth land
The group tasked with redeveloping the land that once housed Fort Monmouth is hoping to purchase the remaining real estate from the U.S. government.