NJ High School's New Backpack Policy Met With Some Complaints From StudentsThe superintendent said in a statement that the district feels "safety and security are priority areas that require continuous attention and effort on the part of our school district."
Unmarked Mass Burial Ground Found At Cemetery In New JerseyResidents have long believed it was there, and say it is linked to one of the worst epidemics in human history.
Old Bridge Residents Line South River To Catch Glimpse Of Visiting DolphinOnlookers spent hours huddled on a bridge, cell phones in hand, hoping to catch a glimpse of the dolphin who has made Old Bridge, New Jersey home.
N.J. College Student Killed In House Fire, 2 Others InjuredCollege officials identify the victim as 19-year-old Matt Rein of South River, N.J.
Gov. Christie Announces Buyout Successes At Sayreville Town HallChristie said the state has made offers to purchase 265 homes in Sayreville and neighboring South River from willing sellers. So far, 175 have accepted.
Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB ScandalGov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters - some shouting "New Jersey deserves better'' - were escorted out by police.
Superstorm Sandy-Related Home Buyouts Continue In N.J.So far, the state has funding for 424 buyouts statewide. The Department of Environmental Protection said 169 property owners have accepted buyout offers in South River and Sayreville.
More N.J. Homeowners In Flood-Prone South River Offered BuyoutsThe buyout offers homeowners the pre-storm market value for their home, through a $300 million program introduced by Gov. Christie in May.
Sayreville Residents Eager, But Nervous About BuyoutsOn Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced a plan to buy out homes in flood-prone areas of Sayreville and South River so no houses are built there in the future, and some residents are eager.
Christie Announces Buyout Plan For Homeowners Susceptible To FloodingThe governor announced the "willing seller" buyout plan Thursday, just before appearing in Sayreville, where about 270 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by a tidal surge during Sandy.
Report: Police Shot And Wounded Knife Wielding South River Man The man was hospitalized in serious but stable condition. Neither officer was injured in the confrontation, but authorities would not identify them or provide further details on the shooting.
One Dead, About 20 Homeless When Fire Destroys Central N.J. Boarding HouseSouth River Mayor John Krenzel said the three-alarm blaze at the Hotel Pershing started shortly before midnight Monday.
More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After SandyFor at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.