Two Catholic schools in South Jersey will close at the end of the school year. NJ.com reports that the Pope John Paul II Regional School and Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, both in Burlington County, will close due to low enrollment and economic pressures.
No winners again in the Mega Millions multi state lottery jackpot game. The estimated top prize for the next drawing will be $340 million. The drawing will be held Friday night.
More details have emerged regarding Tuesday’s gun battle in Jersey City that resulted in a police officer, three bystanders, and the two shooters themselves being killed. Five bodies were found inside a supermarket after the shooting started at a cemetery. Two other officers were shot, they are doing ok and have been released from the…
Six people are dead, including a police officer, following a day filled with gun violence in Jersey City. 40 year old detective Joseph Seals was shot dead during the carnage; he was married with five children. Hours of gun battle between cops and suspects took place which resulted in schools being locked down. Seals is…
A developing story out of Jersey City Tuesday afternoon as at least two men are firing shots from the rooftop of a building, and one police officer has been reportedly injured. Schools have been locked down in the city as the situation develops today. The gunmen are shooting at random people in the street.
Rowan University heard from dozens of students Monday evening on a rash of suicides at the institution. Three students have taken their own lives this year, and some have received help from the university’s wellness center. University officials insist that help is always available.
New Jersey took a step closer to providing driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The New Jersey Assembly Judiciary Committee took testimony Monday on a measure that would provide the licenses; the initiative is supported by Governor Phil Murphy.
If you like plastic shopping bags, save them up. The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would ban plastic retail bags, paper bags, styrofoam containers, and plastic straws from the general waste stream. Democrats say the measure will get full support before the current legislature is finished with its work in a…
Soon it may be illegal to smoke at outdoor airport drop off areas. State lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would make it illegal to smoke outdoors where flight passengers are typically dropped off. A democratic lawmaker from Hudson County sponsored the bill.
Governor Phil Murphy is defending the decision by Rutgers University to spend $4 million a year on new football coach Greg Schiano. Murphy says the state had to make a “resource commitment” in order to compete in the Big Ten, which includes football schools including Penn State, Ohio State, and Michigan.