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Earth Day is celebrated at Liberty State Park festival

Finally feeling like spring is in the air, hundreds of people flocked to Liberty State Park to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday.

JERSEY CITY -- Finally feeling like spring is in the air, hundreds of people flocked to Liberty State Park to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday. 

The day began with a 5K race followed by a festival at

Cirque du Soleil cancels show in N.J. after ’emotional’ return following death of performer

The show, originally scheduled to open in New Jersey on March 29, had been postponed after the death of a performer. After the show's delayed debut on April 20, one of two Sunday shows was canceled to give performers a better footing after their emotional return.

Just a day after its big debut in New Jersey, Cirque du Soleil's

Gov. Murphy’s first 100 Days delivers . . . normalcy | Editorial

The new governor has grabbed the low-hanging fruit - on health, environment, gun control, etc. But the heavy lifting is still to come. Watch video

New Jerseyans pretty much agree that tens of thousands of women who cannot afford mammograms and cancer screenings should have access to them.

By a considerable majority, we think that medical marijuana should be

10-year-old robbed of book bag in Bayonne: cops

The incident occurred on Avenue C about about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Bayonne Police Department said in a statement.

 

BAYONNE -- A 10-year-old boy was robbed of his book bag while walking down the street last week, authorities. 

The incident occurred on Avenue C about about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Bayonne Police Department said in a statement.

Paterson police officer killed in car crash

The officer was in his patrol car when the crash occurred, officials said.

A Paterson police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday, officials said. 

The officer was in a patrol car when the crash happened, said the city's council president, Ruby Cotton.

Cotton said the information was relayed to her by Mayor Jane E. Williams-Warren, who could

Students host prom for seniors in this North Jersey town

With prom season right around the corner in Hudson County, high school students organized a special night of dinner and dancing for local senior citizens.

SECAUCUS -- With prom season right around the corner in Hudson County, high school students organized a special night of dinner and dancing for local senior citizens. 

On Thursday night, Secaucus High School's Service

Family sleepover turns tragic after house fire critically injures 2 men

A family sleepover ended in tragedy after a Middlesex County home caught fire Saturday morning, sending two men to a burn center with serious injuries. Thirteen people were sleeping in the Vernon Way home in Port Reading after a get together on Friday night, authorities say.   A fire broke out in the basement of the home around 10 a.m....

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One person dead in early morning Cape May crash

It happened off the Garden State Parkway in Middle Township.

One person is confirmed dead after an early morning crash on the Garden State Parkway in Middle Township, state police said. 

Police arrived on the scene in the southbound lanes of the parkway near exit 4A just before 6 a.m. Sunday. 

The right lane of the parkway remains closed near the

Trespasser fatally struck by NJ Transit train

The North Jersey coastline train #7201 was traveling from New York to Long Branch when it hit the unidentified victim near Bridgewaters Drive in Oceanport at about 1:45 a.m., according to NJ Transit spokesperson Jim Smith.

A person was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train early Sunday morning after trespassing onto the terminal, authorities said.

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Going to the barber? Here’s a book with your bowl cut.

The program aims to improve childhood literacy and strengthen father-son bonds. Watch video

On weekends in Plainfield, the city's barber shops are the place to be. 

Razors buzz as barbers cut hair, men mill around to chat with old friends and young boys squish onto couches to wait for their dads. 

A new initiative from the school district adds a fresh element to

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