There is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.
Three teens were killed in two incidents along NJ TRANSIT tracks recently, which has officials wondering how to do a better job of keeping people off the tracks.
“He was such a good kid, always thoughtful. He wasn’t doing anything, just taking an innocent walk,” said the father 17-year-old Nicholas Sabina, who was killed.
Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.
Authorities have arrested 14 suspects ranging in age from 16 to 52-years-old in a major child pornography bust in New Jersey.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.
Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.
Born To Run 5K Memorial Race In Wayne Will Benefit Injured Baseball Player, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Over 400 participants are expected to come together in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday for a race which will honor the short life of one local man and simultaneously provide hope and aid to the family of young boy from the same town.
A large crowd has gathered to peer at the bear that, so far, hasn’t been aggressive. They’re hoping he eventually comes down and wanders back into the nearby woods.
Flames gutted the top floor of the complex, leaving all of its residents without a place to call home.
A computer outage at New Jersey’s 39 Motor Vehicle Commission agencies added to the stress and frustrations of drivers who were already dealing with long lines and wait times.
Drivers want to be on the road enjoying the hot sumnmer months, not stuck at the Motor Vehicle Commission. But that’s exactly where many New Jerseyans were for hours on Thursday.
“Nobody paid as much attention to it as they should have — from me on down,” Bloomberg said after a graduation ceremony at Gracie Mansion.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called the fraud “epic in duration, magnitude and scope.” Prosecutors previously had put the figure at about $85 million.