New Jersey

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…

Visit NJ Wineries

https://www.app.com/story/entertainment/dining/happy-hour/2018/05/25/new-jersey-wineries-visit-summer-2018/506643002/Wine is positively booming across New Jersey. In fact, there are around 50 wineries currently operating throughout the state associated with the Garden State Wine Growers Association alone. That’s a lot of vino for local wine aficionados to familiarize themselves with — but this summer, we'd recommend starting with a…

Pork Roll Ice Cream

N.J. creamery concocts pork roll ice cream A New Jersey dairy farm says it hopes customers will like its new ice cream flavor incorporating another regional favorite food — pork roll. Windy Brow Farms, in Fredon Township, says it has introduced the state’s first “Taylor ham ice cream,” referring to…

Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce focus of Lettuce Festival

On May 4, the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market Lettuce Festival will feature Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce, a superfood lettuce with high polyphenol content and strong antioxidant properties. The Lettuce Festival will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, located at 112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ. https://www.morningagclips.com/rutgers-scarlet-lettuce-focus-of-lettuce-festival/

NJ sends Hurricane Sandy teams to Texas

In 2012, the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and southern New York were slammed with Sandy and received aid and rescue help from several states and the federal government. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was particularly appreciative of the help and announced that NJ Task Force 1, comprised of police,…

NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

Digging up $1.7 million to actually buy a 160-acre spread felt utterly out of reach for Ryan Kocsis and his wife, Kim. They worried a developer might buy the acres. But last year, the Kocsis family applied and qualified for New Jersey’s Farmland Preservation Program. Inspectors checked them out and…
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