New Jersey is the fifth-happiest state in the country, report shows. Believe it or not

WalletHub ranked the states’ happiness levels. New Jersey placed fifth, thanks to a high rating in emotional and physical well-being.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bergen judge tosses thousands of drug charges in NJ after probe into evidence tests

A judge has dismissed more than 2,000 drug charges after a probe by state authorities called into question the work of a former forensic scientist.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Outside the statehouse annex public employees protest health benefits increase

Outside the statehouse annex public employees protest health benefits increase        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NJ Public employees protest raise in the costs of health benefits

NJ Public employees protest raise in the costs of health benefits        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fundraiser for late MLB pitcher turned Port Authority cop raises thousands

A GoFundMe campaign for the family of Anthony Varvaro, the former Braves pitcher who became a Port Authority police officer, has raised over $117,000.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Two authors, in two 9/11 books, search for meaning in the twin towers

Unbeknownst to each other, former neighbors in Franklin Lakes wrote books about 9/11, and their personal quest to understand it.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hudson tunnel project will be delayed by three years and cost $2B more, commission says

The Gateway transit commuter tunnel linking New Jersey to New York under the Hudson River will be further delayed and cost more to construct.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bed Bath & Beyond closing 150 stores, cutting staff by 20%

The retailer, based in Union, NJ, also said that it would go back to its original strategy of focusing on national brands.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New York is ‘mistaken’: US attorneys side with NJ on Waterfront Commission withdrawal

Gov. Phil Murphy is “thrilled” about the brief and is confident it will bolster the state’s case that it can withdraw from the bistate commission.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Run for Ukraine

The non-profit organization, Ukrainian Jersey City, held a 5k in Liberty State Park for runners and walkers. They raised money for those in Ukraine. Saturday, August 27, 2022.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Run for Ukraine in Jersey City

Ukrainian Jersey City held their second annual Vyshyvanka Run, at Liberty State Park, Saturday, August 27, 2022. This year the reason was to raise money to send to Ukraine to help in the war effort. They raised approximately $2,000 plus they were awarded a $5,000 grant.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release…

White House Twitter thread trolling Republicans features a New Jersey flair

If you noticed the official Twitter account of the White House was a little sassier than usual Thursday, it might be because of someone from NJ.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New Jersey is ranked second best state to live in. Do residents agree?

A survey by WalletHub ranked New Jersey the second best state to live in. Locals react to the finding.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Escalating emergency’: NJ traffic deaths outpace the two-decade high national rate

New Jersey State Police are reporting more fatal car accidents again in 2022, continuing a trend of outsized increases amid the pandemic.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Car thefts in NJ are up 23% in 2022. Here’s what you need to know

Vehicle thefts are up 23% this year in New Jersey, continuing a record-setting pace that has reached “crisis” proportions.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New bus garage coming to Union City after years without, thanks to $44.6M FTA grant

The FTA said the agency received 530 eligible project proposals that outlined about $7.72 billion in needs from the two grant programs.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Where is the second best state to live? Report says New Jersey

In its annual report 2022’s Best States to Live in, WalletHub factored in cost of living with job opportunities, quality of education and safety.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New bus garage returning to Union City after years without thanks to $44.6M FTA grant

The FTA said the agency received 530 eligible project proposals that outlined about $7.72 billion in needs from the two grant programs.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

These are the hottest real estate zip codes in North Jersey. Is your town in one of them?

Where are the hottest areas for home sales in New Jersey? The hot spots have the best of both world of commute and walkable areas.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sussex Fair helps those with sensory processing difficulties have a better fair experience.

Sussex Fair helps those with sensory processing difficulties have a more enjoyable fair experience.        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Stomping out spotted lanternflies

Milan Zhu, 13, of Jersey City, has learned the best way to stomp out spotted lanternflies. Tuesday, August 9, 2022        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Jersey City teen helps stomp out lanternflies

Milan Zhu, of Jersey City, looked at hairs from spotted lanternflies to learn it is easier to kill them by attempting to stomp on them head on, as opposed to from their side. Tuesday, August 9, 2022        Top Featured Tags: – New Jersey NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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