Learn who founded Earth Day and why we celebrate it April 22.
After Sandy batters Atlantic City, the state teachers' union cancels its annual gathering there.
"Postponing Halloween celebrations by five days is a commonsense and necessary step" during post-Sandy cleanup, the governor says.
Police & Fire
Many teens are raging online against the suspects accused of killing Autumn Pasquale.
Christopher Columbus sailed in the ocean blue in the year of 1492—schoolchildren everywhere know that ditty. But what do you really know about the man who inspired today’s holiday? Here are five Columbus facts.
Gloucester Township Patch's parent company wants to force Washington Township Police to turn over the footage of the assemblyman's July 31 arrest.
The national spotlight shines on Gov. Chris Christie for his Republican National Convention keynote address. The governor plans to use New Jersey as an "illustrative experience."
Volunteers in the News
Stamp Out Hunger, in its 20th year, will benefit the Community FoodBank of NJ in Hillside, NJ. Put your food donations out with your Saturday mail for your letter carrier to take.
The N.J. Senate President tells a town-hall meeting crowd that the governor's plan is "too complicated" and doesn't help middle-class taxpayers.
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