Jersey Shore Report for Friday, September 21, 2018
Check the latest weather and surf conditions and forecasts for New Jersey's beaches, boardwalks, and bays.
Women in NJ still earn less income than men
New Jersey women employed full time in the state's workforce last year earned on average 81.6% of the median wages of men.
More kids becoming nearsighted — Here's an eye doctor's advice
Studies show that technology may be responsible for the increased incidence of myopia in children.
NJ extends Atlantic City takeover until 2021
Gov. Phil Murphy said as a candidate he'd end the takeover but says a partnership is still needed. The mayor likes that locals had input on the new plan.
This emergency brake is why NJ Transit is taking trains offline
As NJ Transit scrambles to install Positive Train Control, more service disruptions, and a fare decrease are announced.
Predictions of traffic jams at the Lincoln Tunnel did not happen
As construction work continues, it's so far so good on the elevated stretch of road leading into the Lincoln Tunnel
Cool cars they don't make anymore — NJ style
It's the end of an era again, as Volkswagon has decided to stop making the Beetle by the end of the 2019 model year.
NJ colleges and universities competing for Election Day signups
How do you get more young adults registered to vote? Make it a competition.
College credit by exam is much cheaper — many NJ schools allow it
It's considered one of higher education's best-kept secrets, but we're here to fill you in.
Face for more than radio: NJ 101.5's Bob O Brien in pictures
You meet a lot of interesting people when you're an extra, and Bob certainly has had his share.
NJ utilities may get power to chop trees — like it or not
A bill advancing in the Legislature would give electric utilities wide latitude to trim or remove vegetation, even if local shade tree commissions object.
Jay Black's take on Spadea mansplaining: #SpeakingMillennial
Apparently I was "mansplaining" during our taping of the podcast at Jessica's wedding.
Booker, don't use alleged victims for your political ambition
Sen. Booker should really be ashamed of himself. This has nothing to do with protecting women from abusers.
Elizabeth couple left elderly dog to die on a chain, cops say
The dog was found in the yard of an Elizabeth home with matted fur and bug bites. At the animal shelter it was found to have cancer and arthritis.
Missing dog who loved the beach gets final resting place on Shore
When golden retriever Jersey jumped off the Finetto family boat over Memorial Day weekend a massive search turned up no signs of her until her body was found last week.
NJ sheriff begs for forgiveness after bigoted rant caught on tape
Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday called for Sheriff Michael Saudino's resignation.
Despite glitch, FanDuel says it will pay thousands to winners
The company initially refused to pay the bet placed at its sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack, saying it isn't obligated to pay for obvious errors.
36 of the best things to do this weekend in NJ — Sept 21-23
See our list of what's happening this weekend in New Jersey!
South Jersey neighborhood alligator still on the loose
A big turkey could be one way to capture an alligator that remained on the run Thursday in Mullica on Thursday.
Jersey's most hated words
Merriam-Webster just added a whopping 840 new words to the dictionary. Some of them you may have a problem with.