New Jersey

AC Rail Line to resume service

Beginning on Sunday, May 12, Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and Princeton Branch (Dinky) services will resume. For printable Atlantic City Rail Line and Dinky schedules, click HERE. NJ TRANSIT has accelerated the restoration of services, and the new date is nearly two weeks ahead of the agency’s target date…

New PATCO schedule 4/15

PATCO shifts to a new weekday schedule beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019. The highlights of the schedule include increased early A.M. service including increased westbound service to every 10 minutes between 5:00 a.m. – 5:40 a.m., increased westbound service to every 8-9 minutes between 5:40 a.m. – 6:56 a.m.…

Aid in dying law

Gov. Phil Murphy is soon expected to sign the “Aid in Dying” law, making New Jersey the eighth state to permit people with a terminal diagnosis to end their own lives using a prescription from a doctor. On March 25, when the bill won final passage, Murphy said, “Allowing terminally…

Is NJ next?

The outbreak affecting ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn has gotten so bad that New York City officials on Tuesday declared it a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations. Though New Jersey hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as New York City, cases have continued to crop up, which is…

Blue crab invades Spain

The blue crab is one of the Mid-Atlantic's seafood hallmarks, a staple of Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and a prominent fixture in New Jersey. Identified by its distinctive blue claws, the crab has now become entrenched along the coast of Spain — and not in a good way, according to a…

State House Tours

Located in the heart of Trenton, the New Jersey State House is history come alive. Our State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.) For more than 200 years, New Jersey Senators, Assemblymen, and Governors have been making the laws of the state in this…

N.J. close to legalizing weed

Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders have reached a deal in principle on how to tax and regulate marijuana in New Jersey after months of negotiations, paving the way to bringing legal weed to the Garden State. Multiple legislative and industry sources confirmed an agreement was in place on…

Winter weather advisory 2.10.19

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10:00 PM EST until Monday, 12:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service. Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations up to two inches expected and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Precipitation is expected to be mainly snow north of Delmarva but may…

As NJ gas tax hike takes effect, many drivers 'think it's unfair'

If you get your gas in the Garden State, you're going to have shell out a little extra cash beginning Monday. That's when a 4.3 cent hike in the state's gas tax takes effect, which will make New Jersey the fifth highest gas tax in the country. "We were just…

It's National Voter Registration Day!

Here are the NJ guidelines: Pre-Registration: 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the next general election can pre-register to vote. On your 18th birthday, your voter registration application will be fully processed. Same Day Registration: New Jersey does not offer the opportunity to register to vote on Election Day. Automatic…

FBI Urges Internet Users to Reboot Home Routers

The FBI on Monday went public with a warning, urging people to reboot the internet routers in their homes because Russian hackers have targeted hundreds of thousands of the devices. The FBI said malware capable of shutting down web traffic and collecting private information can come through internet routers. But…
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