Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Snow to continue through most of tonight, up to 6 inches predicted

Snow will continue to fall in New Jersey through the night as an uncommon greeting to spring's official start. Road conditions will only get worse this afternoon, especially on untreated roads, as temperatures drop into the 20s making for a slippery evening commute, the...

Cyber attack hits Rutgers network, causes service interruptions

NEW BRUNSWICK - An attack against the Rutgers University computer network was responsible for weekend interruptions in internet service, the school said Sunday. Rutgers University Chief Information Officer Don Smith wrote in an email to students that the interruptions were due to a distributed...

Rutgers University bans fraternity and sorority parties

NEW BRUNSWICK — Rutgers University is banning all fraternity and sorority house parties for the remainder of the spring semester after several alcohol-related incidents on campus, university officials said Monday. The ban, which students are calling an informal "social probation," applies to all 86...

Christie political fallout: How does Bridgegate play in New Hampshire and Iowa?

TRENTON — You can add Gov. Chris Christie's name to the top of the list of thousands inconvenienced by Bridgegate's traffic delays. Even though Christie was not named in the Bridgegate indictment, delaying his presidential campaign until after he was cleared of wrongdoing means...

Activist sues over access to $88M solar project settlement

NEWTON — A citizen activist from Sparta has filed three lawsuits seeking to expand public access to the legal settlement of an $88 million, three-county solar project that stalled amid litigation between the contractor and developer. In the suits filed against Sussex County in...

Uber Tries to Steer Clear of New Rules and Regulations in Garden State

Echoing similar fights around the country, the upstart cab-hailing service Uber is locked in a contentious battle with legislators and taxi operators. They argue that the company's freelance drivers are dangerously unregulated and must be forced to meet standards for insurance coverage, commercial licensing,...

LISTEN: Attorney claims Morris prosecutor is ‘in my pocket’

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MORRISTOWN -- NJ Advance Media has obtained a recording of a conversation in which a Morristown attorney claimed that Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp is "in my pocket." William Laufer made that comment to his opposing counsel, Angelo Sarno, in a Morristown family courtroom...

Democratic Leaders from Across the State Denounces Congressman Lance’s Comments on Dr. Ford

TRENTON —  Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie join Democratic leaders from across the state including Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, First Lady Tammy Murphy and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg in denouncing disparaging comments made by Rep. Leonard Lance...

Federal prosecutors subpoena Port Authority over claims Christie retaliated against Fulop, report says

TRENTON — Federal prosecutors have issued a new subpoena to the Port Authority seeking records related to claims that Gov. Chris Christie's administration retaliated against Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The subpoenas call for records...

Benefit Concert to Support Brain Tumor Awareness

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and on Sunday, May 3, TEAMSean will hold the third annual BANDs Together Against Brain Tumors benefit concert at Pure Restaurant & Lounge in Parsippany from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). This event is...

Wall Street Journal donating $10k to David Bird’s family

LONG HILL -- Former colleagues plan to make donations to help the family of David Bird, a veteran Wall Street Journal reporter whose body was discovered last week in the Passaic River, more than a year after his disappearance. As reported by JimRomensko.com, Wall...

Groups sue Christie, say N.J. taxpayers shouldn’t pay for 2016 security costs

TRENTON -- Three citizens groups on Friday sued Gov. Chris Christie and his presidential campaign in an attempt to spare New Jersey taxpayers from picking up the the tab for the governor's security expenses while he is on the 2016 campaign trail. The lawsuit,...

Christie’s 2016 Super PAC to hold first fundraiser in Short Hills

TRENTON — America Leads, the Super PAC aimed at helping Gov. Chris Christie raise the tens of millions required to run for president, is holding its first New Jersey fundraiser later this month. The event will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Short...

The 2015 Morris County 4-H Fair is scheduled for July

MORRIS COUNTY — Just a few days to go until all the summer fun kicks into full gear at the annual 2015 Morris County 4-H Fair at Chubb Park, Wednesday, July 15 through Sunday, July 19. The Fair will be open Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Thursday...

Christie is least conservative 2016 Republican hopeful, analysis says

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie likes to label himself as a conservative in a largely Democratic state. But of all the Republicans eyeing the presidency in 2016, the New Jersey governor is the least conservative, according to an analysis by the Huffington Post. The...

Pet Valu Holds Fundraiser for The United States War Dogs Association

PARSIPPANY —  Pet Valu, Morris Hills Shopping Center, a specialty retailer of premium pet food, treats, toys and accessories will hold a fundraiser from July 4 to September 11, 2015 for The United States War Dogs Association, a national nonprofit that promotes the long history...

PARCC’s tie to teacher evaluations drives controversy

The use of PARCC data may be a small factor in New Jersey's teacher evaluations, but it is playing a large role in the controversy surrounding the new tests. Student growth data from the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers...

Public records not always easy to access in New Jersey

TRENTON — More than a decade after lawmakers passed what they promised would be stronger open records policies, New Jersey residents and journalists complain about a lack of transparency from Gov. Chris Christie's administration, slow responses from state agencies and an even longer appeals...

N.J. Health Department takes step toward allowing edible medical marijuana for kids

TRENTON — Eighteen months after Gov. Chris Christie signed a law allowing children to consume marijuana-infused edible products, the state Health Department has released long-awaited standards for the medical marijuana growers who will manufacture the oils, syrups and lozenges. The guidelines do not describe...

Judge sets $800K bail for Hopatcong dad accused of kidnapping sons

NEWTON -- The Hopatcong father who allegedly abducted his two sons and fled to Florida with an accused sex offender had his first appearance in Sussex County Superior Court Thursday afternoon. After Kristopher Dohm was located by authorities on March 18 at a motel...