Contact Us
New Jersey News

New Jersey News - Page 10

[

The PARCC debate rages on with round two underway

The second round of the controversial Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers testing is underway this week in New Jersey classrooms. There remains a fair amount of parental and legislative opposition to the exams, but the state's education commissioner has defended the tests in hearings before Senate and the Assembly committees.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News, News Tags: ,
East Brunswick's Jax performs Kelly Clarkson's "Beautiful Disaster" on "American Idol"
East Brunswick's Jax performs Kelly Clarkson's "Beautiful Disaster" on "American Idol" (YouTube)
[

Jersey girl Jax returns home after latest ‘American Idol’ triumph

Jersey Girl Jax will be honored by her hometown Friday when she returns to the Garden State. She took one step closer to the American Idol finals this week, becoming the only woman in the competition's top 4.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News, News Tags:
school lockers
Townsquare Media photo
[

Preventing school violence: NJ event teams educators with officers

School violence cannot be avoided entirely, but through a conscious effort from school staff and law enforcement, today's students can be safer than in the past.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News, News Tags:
Damage from Superstorm Sandy in Point Pleasant
Damage from Superstorm Sandy in Point Pleasant (Dennis Malloy, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Letters will soon be sent to Sandy victims about reopening claims

Beginning next month, thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims will begin receiving letters asking whether they want to reopen damage claims if they feel their initial claim was wrongfully denied or they don't believe they received a fair settlement.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News Tags:
Operation Sin City suspects
Operation Sin City suspects (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
[

Two heroin networks smashed in twin probes, say authorities

Two networks suspected of moving tens of thousands of hits of heroin each week through Ocean, Monmouth, Atlantic, and Union Counties and Philadelphia are simultaneously shut down and 34 suspects are identified in a two-pronged probe centered in Ocean County.

Read More

PARCC
Gilles Glod, ThinkStock
[

Education commissioner repeats warning regarding state aid, PARCC

Instead of backing away from threats to withhold school aid for districts that fail to have 95 percent of their students take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests, New Jersey Education commissioner David Hespe doubled down Tuesday and repeated a warning to the State Senate Budget Committee.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News Tags: ,
sun-with-clouds-4
[

A beautiful spring day today, big changes tomorrow

Thermometers will climb into the 70s across most of New Jersey today, but tomorrow will feature clouds, showers, and cooler temperatures.

Read More

Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
[

Gas leak triggers evacuation in Howell

The odor of natural gas at a home in a Howell neighborhood spurred the evacuations of people in six homes on Ivy Ridge Road earlier this afternoon.

Read More

sun-with-clouds-4
[

Mild finish to April, showery start to May

New Jersey will experience beautiful spring weather for the next two days before the forecast becomes muddled with clouds and showers as April becomes May.

Read More

RS4888_115816052-scr-300x198
[

Vehicle Careens through Stewart’s Root Beer in Howell

A three-car accident sent one of the vehicles smashing through the front of the Stewart's Root Beer on Route 9 in Howell as people were eating lunch inside Monday afternoon.  

Read More

Category: New Jersey News, News Tags:
(Photo By: Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
(Photo By: Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Gov. Christie says he feels ‘successful’ but not ‘wealthy’

Gov. Chris Christie has gone on record as saying he doesn't consider himself to be a wealthy man, even though he and his wife have earned about $700,000 annually for the past several years.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News Tags:
Chris Christie responds to a question from Townsquare Media's Eric Scott. (Photo By: Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
Chris Christie responds to a question from Townsquare Media's Eric Scott. (Photo By: Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Christie strategist – Running for president is ‘deeply personal’

Mike DuHaime, Gov. Chris Christie's longtime advisor and top political strategist said the decision of whether or not to run for president in 2016 is tougher to make than most people might think.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wobmam.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.