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Two Philly Chefs Join Forces Over a Wood-Fired Grill

A few months ago, Greg Vernick’s sous chef Dominic Piperno announced that he and his wife Lindsay would be opening their own restaurant in Collingswood, N.J. At the […]

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Get This: The Mob Is Involved in the Waste Business in Jersey

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The mob is involved in the waste business in New Jersey. The mob and the garbage industry are […]

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Joe Piscopo May Actually Run for N.J. Governor

Donald Trump is just a celebrity. Or, rather, he was just a celebrity before he ran for president and actually won, making him the 45th […]

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N.J. Pols Can’t Stop Sharing Offensive Jokes on Facebook

What’s the biggest trend among New Jersey politicians? Offending their constituents with Facebook memes. Okay, that’s overstating it. But there have been two incidents of […]

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PATCO Cancels Multiple Rush-Hour Trains Out of Philly

Citing the snow and equipment issues, PATCO has canceled four rush-hour trains out of Philadelphia. PLEASE NOTE: The 4:45p, 5:06p, 5:10p and 5:39p EBs out […]

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Report: New Jersey’s Homeless Population Down 50 Percent Since 2007

Homelessness in New Jersey has dropped by almost 50 percent over the last nine years, according to a report by the federal government.

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Tens of Thousands of Fish Wash Up in Multiple N.J. Fish Kills

Another day, another fish kill at the Jersey Shore. This Sunday, thousands of dead fish washed up at the Atlantic Highlands marina in Monmouth County. […]

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Smart Guns Aren’t for Sale in America Because of a New Jersey Law

Chris Christie yesterday vetoed a bill that would have required New Jersey gun dealers to carry at least one “smart gun” for sale. Christie used […]

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So, Is Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali From Philly or Jersey?

Last night, Nia Ali took the silver medal in an all-American sweep of the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Brianna Rollins won gold, and Kristi Castlin took […]

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Christie Says He’ll Vote to Expand Casinos to Northern New Jersey

New Jersey governor Chris Christie said he plans to cast his ballot in favor of expanding casinos outside of Atlantic City and into parts of northern […]

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Report: New Jersey, Pennsylvania Aren’t Doing Enough to Prevent Cancer

A new study from the American Cancer Society found that New Jersey is the only state in the country that spends zero dollars on tobacco prevention […]

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N.J. Education Board: Students Must Pass PARCC Before Graduating

The New Jersey Board of Education (NJBOE) voted today to require that all public school students pass the PARCC Exam in order to receive their […]

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North Wildwood Considers Changing Name to Anglesea

North Wildwood may not be North Wildwood for much longer. Residents yesterday submitted a petition with more than 100 signatures on it asking for the […]

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You Could Now Go to Prison For Feeding Seagulls in Ocean City

Feed any seagulls in Ocean City this summer, and your nice beach trip could end with a three-month jail sentence. In a letter released last week, […]

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Reports: Chris Christie Being Vetted for Trump VP Slot

A big loudmouth with ties to New Jersey could be on the Republican presidential ticket. Well, two of them. Both The New York Times and […]