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Body Found In N.J. Waterway Confirmed To Be Missing Fisherman

The body of a man found last week in a central New Jersey waterway is that of a fisherman who vanished last December, authorities said Monday.

03/24/2014

A Highlands, N.J. home and the one next to it had be demolished after it slipped off of it's foundation. (Credit CBS 2)

N.J. Homes Demolished After Building Slips Off Of Foundation

The two-story home was being raised to protect it from flooding when it fell and partially came down on the house next door.

08/23/2013

A Seastreak Ferry passes the Highlands Bridge (credit: Borough of Highlands)

Raise Whole Downtown In Highlands? Many Concerned About Cost

The Sandy-ravaged community of Highlands, N.J., continues to look at the possibility of raising its entire downtown – but many have been wondering where the money will come from.

02/23/2013

A Seastreak Ferry passes the Highlands Bridge (credit: Borough of Highlands)

Post-Sandy Proposal To Raise Downtown Gets Mixed Reviews In Highlands

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.

01/24/2013

Aldabra tortoise (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Tortoises Rescued From NJ Home Recovering At Zoo

Animal protection advocates said they’re still seeking a permanent home in a warm climate for the reptiles, which for now will remain at Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township.

09/24/2011

Aldabra tortoise (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Seize 4 Huge Tortoises From Highlands Home

Authorities say Richard Hines Jr. is charged with possession of exotic species without a permit after they found Aldabra tortoises, ranging in weight between 25 and 600 pounds, in his backyard.

09/13/2011

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Drink NYC: Best 3 Cocktail Bars in the West Village

The West Village, the section of Greenwich Village west of Seventh Avenue, is peppered with top restaurants, jazz clubs and trendy shopping. Look carefully, and you will find some of the best drinks in the city as well.

07/25/2011

A car is seen nearly submerged in a street in Little Falls, NJ - Mar 16, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

$3.4B Needed For Flooding Problems Along Passaic River

A panel has called for a moratorium on new construction in the basin’s flood plains, which span the eastern Highlands region, Pompton Valley and the Watchung Mountains.

02/11/2011