Hunterdon County

Three orphaned bear cubs are being rehabilitated in Hunterdon County, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Rehab Facility Preparing Orphaned West Milford Bear Cubs For The Wild

By human standards, the three bear cubs were having the worst week of their life. They were orphaned on Tuesday when their mother was euthanized for breaking into a West Milford home.

05/16/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Pills To Heroin’ Film Aims To Prevent Students From Becoming Addicted

Heroin is no longer a problem in the dark alleys of urban areas. It has spread to the cul-de-sacs of suburbia.

04/17/2014

Newark Archbishop John J. Myers greets parishioners following services on Sunday. (Credit : CBS 2)

Newark Archbishop Under Fire Over Plans For Pricey Addition To Retirement Home

Archbishop John J. Myers greeted congregants on Sunday, as a few demonstrators stood on the sidewalk outside of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

04/13/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Tells 3-Year-Old Boy At Town Hall He’s Tired Of ‘This Damn Snow’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke his mind this week as he answered a question from a 3-year-old boy at a Hunterdon County town hall meeting, saying he was “ready to get rid of this damn snow.”

03/22/2014

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$1 Million Bond For N.J. Man Accused Of Killing Acquaintance

Bail has been set at $1 million for northern New Jersey man, who allegedly killed an acquaintance from Raritan Township whose body was found in his own townhouse.

06/02/2013

Jeff Scheuerer (North Branch Fire Dept.)

Firefighter With N.J. Forest Service Killed During Controlled Burn

The firefighter was from Hunterdon County, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said.

03/28/2013

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Survey: The Bronx Is New York’s Unhealthiest County

The survey shows how long and how well people live depending on multiple factors that include childhood poverty, rates of smoking, obesity levels and access to physicians and dentists.

03/20/2013

Gas Line in Manalapan, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing In Effect As New Jersey Deals With Sandy’s Aftermath

If you’re planning to line up for gas Saturday, you had better check your license plate first.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

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Abused Dogs From Philly Treated In Hunterdon County

This past weekend another burned dog was brought in to Crown Veterinary Specialists for life-saving treatment. It’s the seventh such burn victim, all from Philadelphia.

08/14/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

Corey Agostarola and Michael Bentley (credit: New Jersey Department of Corrections)

Two New Jersey Inmates In Custody Following Escape From Youth Detention Facility

The two inmates who escaped from a youth detention facility in western New Jersey earlier this month are now both back in custody. Both men were discovered missing from the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility in Annandale on May 20th.

05/27/2012

Hiking in Hunterdon County, New Jersey (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ – Episode 2: Opening New Jersey To For-Profit Logging

A bill making its way through the New Jersey State Senate would open up municipal lands and open spaces to logging for profit.

04/24/2012

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New Rankings Out For Healthiest Counties In NY, NJ, CT

Is your county the healthiest in your state? Well, a new survey will answer that question.

04/03/2012

Grackle Swarm (file / credit: freewheeler2go / YouTube)

Massive Grackle Swarm Visits Hunterdon County

It sounds like something out of the Old Testament, but there’s nothing ominous here.

01/12/2012

Morris County, NJ (file / credit: Morris County Tourism Bureau)

Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

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