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New Jersey Marks Day 3 Of Government Shutdown Over Budget Impasse

Monday, July 03, 2017

State offices were closed and employees were furloughed as New Jersey marked day three of its government shutdown. Gov. Chris Christie and state legislators are at an impasse over the state's $35 million budget. The governor remained defiant, despite taking heat for spending the weekend with his family at a state beach that was off-limits to the public.


New Jersey Starts Holiday Weekend With A Government Shutdown

Monday, July 03, 2017

Eleven states failed to pass a new fiscal year budget by last Friday's deadline. In New Jersey, that led to a government shutdown. The legislature will meet on Monday to try to work out a compromise.


A Look at New Jersey's Governor’s Race From the Blue-Collar Enclave of Paulsboro

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Paulsboro is paying attention, because whoever follows Christie could make a mark on the small town of 6,000 residents — for better or worse.


Former Chris Christie Aides Sentenced To Prison Over 'Bridgegate'

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Two former top allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have received prison sentences for their roles in closing lanes on a bridge in what became known as the "Bridgegate" scandal.


Philly Preps Blessed Beer And Other Edible Swag To Greet Pope Francis

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Enterprising businesses will mark the pope's visit to Philadelphia next month with irreverent tchotchkes — including beers brewed with holy water and toasters that etch the pontiff's face on bread.


Scuba Diving to Ship Wrecks

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York’s and New Jersey's waterways are home to dozens of shipwrecks.

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A-Rod's Background Points to Troubled Path

Monday, August 05, 2013

Judgment Day for Alex Rodriguez has arrived. Major League Baseball hit the Yankees slugger with a 211-game suspension that will keep him out the rest of this season and through 2014.  


Summer on Stage: What's New in Theater

Friday, July 19, 2013

A court battle between Hasidic Jews and hipsters. A comedy superstar playing bluegrass music. A trip to Buenos Aires for a taste of tango. Those are just a few of the stories you'll find on New York stages this summer.


Update: The Missing Child NYC Texted About at 4am Was Found Safe

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Did you get a cell-phone alert at 4 a.m. this morning? Here's why.


Mt. Sinai-Continuum to Create Largest Private Hospital System in NYC

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Two large health care providers in New York City are planning to merge into the largest private hospital system in the city.


Have Disgraced Candidates Turned NYC Into a Laughingstock?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

With ex-politicians Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer and Vito Lopez all eyeing spots on the ballot this fall, New York Times columnist Gail Collins wonders whether politics in New York C...

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Helicopter Safely Crash Lands Into the Hudson River

Monday, July 01, 2013


Federal authorities are investigating Sunday's helicopter water landing in the Hudson River off 79th Street. Five people in the chopper, four of them tourists from Sweden, all got off the helicopter safely.


Whitney Museum Downtown Puts Art on the Terrace

Thursday, June 27, 2013

After two years of construction, the Whitney Museum of American Art is showing off its new downtown home. The edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano sits on Gansevoort Street between West Street and the High Line and overlooks the Hudson River. But how does it measure up to the museum's previous digs?


New Healthcare Tech Causes Spike in Costs

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Many things make healthcare expensive in the United States, and close to the top of the list is technology. Several studies have challenged whether patients get better results from the latest high-tech equipment. Kaiser Health News reporter Jenny Gold has been looking at perhaps the costliest of these devices, proton-radiation ...


Tropical Storm Andrea to Bring Heavy Rain, Wind to Tri-State

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea is making its way toward the East Coast and is expected to drop heavy rain and bring strong, gusty winds to the tri-state area Friday and Saturday.


Summer on Stage: This Season's Notable Musicals

Friday, May 31, 2013

A young man grappling for meaning in life, surrounded by acrobats in hoops. A sung-through adaptation of the Russian novel "War and Peace." And a pop-star musical about the former first lady of the Philippines.


Nocera: Big Ten Regretting Rutgers Decision? Not for a Second

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Big Ten isn’t likely thinking twice about having Rutgers join the conference next year despite scandals that have dogged its athletic department, according to New York Times columnist Joe Nocera said.


Metro-North Track Inspected 2 Days Before Derailment, Official Says

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

An official at the Federal Railroad Administration says the agency inspected the area where a commuter train derailed and collided with another in Connecticut last week just two days before the accident.


Christie on His Weight: 'It's Not a Career Issue'

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his decision to undergo gastric band surgery to lose weight was not a career move — and that he has no interest in becoming a role model. 


Reclusive Lauryn Hill Gets Jail Time for Tax Evasion

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

"She has said that she wanted to drop out of the music industry for the safety of her family, of her children, to raise them outside of that spotlight of celebrity." — Eric Danton, ...