‘The best day of the summer:’ Beach Day unites Wildwood lifeguards and children with Down syndrome

“You come here and everyone has that one thing in common: We all have a kid with Down syndrome," said Pam Ginet, a mother of a child with Down syndrome and member of 21 Down. “We just share that and enjoy the day.”

New Jersey now accepting more applications to grow and sell marijuana

The Garden State is expanding its medical marijuana program and plans to award 24 more licenses to aspiring growers and sellers.

New Jersey now accepting more applications to grow and sell marijuana

The Garden State is expanding its medical marijuana program and plans to award 24 more licenses to aspiring growers and sellers.

Is a Margate Boardwalk now a ‘no-brainer’?

Quoting Margaret Mead, the Drifters, T.S. Eliot, and Nelson Mandela, the report described three different versions of plans to build a 1.6-mile Boardwalk that has been missing in Margate since the Hurricane of 1944.

Is a Margate Boardwalk now a ‘no-brainer’?

Quoting Margaret Mead, the Drifters, T.S. Eliot, and Nelson Mandela, the report described three different versions of plans to build a 1.6-mile Boardwalk that has been missing in Margate since the Hurricane of 1944.

‘Listen, we got your son,' kidnappers told father of Curtis Jenkins III, he said in 911 call

The father of Curtis Jenkins III, who was abducted and killed, initially said his kidnappers demanded cash for ransom, according to a 911 call. "They want something from me for my son," he told a dispatcher.

‘Listen, we got your son,' kidnappers told father of Curtis Jenkins III, he said in 911 call

The father of Curtis Jenkins III, who was abducted and killed, initially said his kidnappers demanded cash for ransom, according to a 911 call. "They want something from me for my son," he told a dispatcher.
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An old firehouse, not tax breaks, brought this company to Camden | Inga Saffron

An international architecture firm is now the steward of a historic firehouse in the city's Cooper Grant neighborhood.

Crash injures Vermont driver, family of 5 from New Jersey

Vermont State Police say they expect to bring criminal charges after a crash sent six people to the hospital, including a family of five from New Jersey

How a glass of beer at TGI Fridays in South Jersey turned into a class-action lawsuit

A Burlington County man said he never would have paid $5 for a beer and $3 for a soda if the restaurant disclosed the drink prices.

Woman accused of DUI, assaulting officers; 1 bitten on leg

Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman faces charges of speeding and driving under the influence in New Jersey and assaulting several arresting officers, biting one on the leg.

Atlantic City woman dies after being hit by car

The woman was struck on July 6 as she walked into the street in the middle of the 1200 block of Atlantic Avenue, police said.

Camden’s Walter Rand transportation hub will receive $7 million grant. A walkway will be built over MLK Blvd.

Since efforts for updates to the Camden transit hub began two years ago, funds have gone towards planning. But $7 million from NJTransit will be the first investment to finance construction: a pedestrian bridge over busy Martin Luther King Boulevard in 2021.

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In a town that welcomes people who are different, they have found jobs and homes of their own

In Collingswood, 10 young adults with autism or other disabilities live and work on their own as members of the Independence Network program operated by JEVS Human Services.

New Jersey passes ‘student borrower bill of rights’ in a bid to crack down on loan servicers

Maine, New York, Maryland, Colorado, and New Jersey have passed "student borrow bill of rights" legislation this year as the student debt continues to soar -- about $1.6 trillion

Man charged with abduction and murder of Camden City Council president’s grandson ordered jailed until trial

A Woodbury man was ordered Thursday to remain in jail until his trial in the abduction and murder of Curtis Jenkins III.

Camden has a ‘severe’ revenue problem, and N.J. tax-break projects aren’t helping, internal report says

Between 2020 and 2024, the report says, Camden will rack up a $139 million cumulative deficit. The report also says the city experienced a “substantial cybersecurity breach and theft” last year.

Barry’s remnants could affect Philadelphia area next week

Generating "life threatening" conditions on the Gulf Coast, Barry has become the second named tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, and its remnants could affect the Philadelphia region next week.

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Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s old boss says he knows where the mystery millions came from

From his prison cell at Fort Dix, convicted fraudster Steven Hoffenberg began a campaign to expose his former assistant, Presidential friend and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, of keeping stolen millions. Epstein's lawyers deny it all.

After wettest year on record for Pa., N.J., flood watch in effect and ‘Hurricane Barry’ may be a factor

A flash flood watch has been issued for much of the Philadelphia area starting at 2 p.m.

Politics
Special counsel Mueller’s testimony delayed until July 24

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