• Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

    2013 NJ Senator Election

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Booker and Lonegan during a debate PHOTO/northjersey.com

    By JESSICA WRIXON On Oct. 16, Democrat Cory Booker, ex-mayor of Newark, was elected the new senator of New Jersey, winning by a mere 10 percent against Steve Lonegan, the Republican mayor of small town Bogota. After votes were tallied on Monday evening, the results showed that Booker won the election, gaining 55 percent of votes when Lonegan...

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    Cresskill Fire Department Ranked Class 3

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Members of Cresskill FD PHOTO/cresskillfire.org

    By JESSICA WRIXON Cresskill Fire Department, a department that is both paid and volunteer, were informed in mid September that they will be moving a step closer to being a prestigiously recognized fire department in Bergen County through their hard work and dedication to the community. On Sept. 18, the Cresskill Fire Department, as well as...

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    Aftermath of Naval Yard Shooting Introduces New Questions

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News

    A police responders on the scene during the shooting rampage that took place at the Washington Naval Yard on September 16, 2013. (Photo by Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post).

    By RYAN MCGRATH In the aftermath of the tragic shootings that took place at the Washington Naval Yard on Sept. 16, there are still many questions left unanswered in regards to the reasoning as to why Aaron Alexis to went through with the shootings. The events occurred on early Monday morning when Alexis entered the Naval...

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    Faulty Wiring Caused Seaside Heights Boardwalk Fire

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Governor Chris Christie holds a press conference and tours the fire area with senior staff and Office of Emergency Management personell at the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. on Sept. 13, 2013. PHOTO/Governor's Office

    By RYAN MCGRATH Faulty electrical wires caused the blaze that leveled businesses across four blocks of the Seaside Heights boardwalk, officials said. Less than a year after Super Storm Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore, the  fire that broke out at a Kohr’s Frozen Custard in Seaside Heights Sept. 12 immediately spread to dozens of  local...

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    Change in Cuba Affects New Jersey

    by  • March 7, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    New president elect of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canal Bermudez.
Photograph: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images

    By BRIAN NAZZARO Cuba’s Castro brothers are preparing to make way for a new generation of leadership.  The move comes amid the deteriorating health of Fidel and the aging of both him and his brother, current president, Raúl Castro. There is a new National Assembly in place and they have appointed Miguel Díaz-Canel to the vice-presidency....

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    Hurricane Sandy Destroys Sea Bright’s Favorite Bar

    by  • December 20, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The tiki bar that was taken off of the beach before the storm was saved

    By KATIE BRUNO The sun is going down, the band is starting, drinks are pouring, and crowds are piling in. This is a typical summer Sunday at Donovan’s Reef in Sea Bright, New Jersey. Donovan’s is the only beach bar in all of Monmouth County, and one of the only bars located on the actual...

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    New Jersey on TV, Take Two

    by  • September 26, 2012 • Features • 2 Comments

    The Garretti Family. PHOTO/cbs.com

    By ELINA TARKAZIKIS New Jersey is more than the state of fist-pumping and guidos. Actually, much of New Jersey is not that way at all, and most of its citizens are not fans of that association. Some viewers are hoping a new show will change the state’s image. Oct. 4 marks the date of the infamous...

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