Sadly, Jeter the pit bull puppy is missing. While dogs go missing all the time, there are two specific things that distinguish this story from others. First, several witnesses say Jeter didn't wonder off and that they saw Jeter get taken. Second, the community has rallied in a huge way to help find the loveable pup. More>>
Empty spaces are popping up all over Atlantic City with the closing of three major casinos: Revel, Trump Plaza, and Showboat. Even with all of this going on, the city is still trying to use eminent domain to take away the home of an Atlantic City local legend, Piano Man Charlie Birnbaum. Birnbaum has tuned pianos for icons like: Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, and John Legend. He's been a resident of Atlantic City in the same home for over 50 years. More>>
It's now been five days since 23-year-old American yeshiva student Aaron Sofer went missing in the Jerusalem Forest. Less than 48 hours after his disappearance, helicopters, canines and hundreds of police officers and volunteers were out scouring the area to search for Sofer. More>>
Yesterday, Margo Pellegrino set out to complete her nine-day kayaking journey around the Garden State as she made her way into the Newark Harbor. The stay-at-home mother of two began her journey in her outrigger canoe from Trenton's public boat launch on August 14th with the intention of raising awareness about the state's waterways.
California based Oaksterdam University believes marijuana is the next big industry and this weekend they brought their classes to the Bally's Casino in Atlantic City to teach people the techniques and laws behind growing marijuana. Since 2007 Oaksterdam has taught over 20,000 students how to grow marijuana and their dean, Dr. Aseem Sappal, believes that legalization is inevitable so it makes sense to be prepared. More>>
New Jersey Transit bus commuters have consistently been complaining about late buses, and only recently NJT has really begun working to fix the problem. NJT has been using new data that shows that buses only show up on-schedule 68% of the time. In June, the transit system said that buses were on-schedule 86% of the time, but their previous method for measurement wasn't quite up-to-par.
It's back to school season and with that comes both anxiety and excitement for kids and parents. Anxiety especially for those parents less fortunate and unable to keep up with the social pressures to buy their kids the latest trends and gear for school. That's where the Ocean County Hunger Relief organization in Toms River comes in. The organization's warehouse and thrift store has recently been stocked with new fashions from top brands at affordable prices!
A Montclair man was recently swindled out of $5,500 dollars after a scammer called his phone impersonating the police. While phone scams are an age-old con, modern technology gives these scammers a leg-up. Many thieves are now using technology that allows them to disguise their phone number so it looks like they are calling from your utilities company, local police station and more. More>>
Hundreds of people from all over Jersey City turned up for a massive water balloon fight hosted by the local Boys Girls Club. This event was sponsored by the Keystone Club who is working to raise money to help children with mental health problems. They hope the money raised will pay for them to attend a leadership conference and promote their proposed bill that would allow students to get the mental health help they need without parents' consent. More>>
Von Thun Farm in Monmouth Junction has erected a massive Derek Jeter commemoration maze to recognize the Yankee captain's final year in Major League Baseball. Owner Bobby Von Thun discussed the reason behind the maze. “Well we're Jeter fans. Jeter's just a huge role model, he's done everything right his whole career and baseball's gonna miss him,” he said. More>>
Ana Gutierrez was just looking for some summer fun for her five-year-old son Jake Berardinelli when she decided to enroll him in the Nutley Recreation Center Day Camp. Unfortunately now after a disagreement, Gutierrez feels insulted and discriminated against. She said she made a complaint to recreation director Frank DeMaio when Jake came home from camp with scratches and blood on his shirt that he said came from kids twice his age.
One of the most popular souvenirs to take away from the Jersey Shore is the hermit crab! Walking down the boardwalk you see hundreds of colorful shells just hanging out in cages and they seem like the best choice for a first time pet. The local shops seem to sell everything you would need to keep the little crab happy and healthy, but that isn't always the case. More>>
When you drive down the streets of Ridgewood, New Jersey you usually see beautiful homes and manicured lawns. However, recently the town has received complaints about eyesores and abandoned homes, some of which are so dilapidated that neighbors are extremely concerned. In order to help combat these issues, the town adopted an ordinance regarding abandon properties.
The age old question for many homeowners is whether or not the sidewalk in front of their home is considered their property. Well what happens if that sidewalk gets damaged? Who is responsible for fixing it? Two years ago a local ordinance in Highland Park, New Jersey was passed allowing the borough to request homeowners to fix the sidewalks in front of their houses.