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27

Mar

New Jersey ranked dead last for zombie apocalypse survivalEstately.com tallied the results using 11 metrics that ranked fighting ability, knowledge of zombies, physical fitness, and access to weapons.

New Jersey ranked dead last for zombie apocalypse survival
Estately.com tallied the results using 11 metrics that ranked fighting ability, knowledge of zombies, physical fitness, and access to weapons.

24

Jul

The best place for solar power is … New Jersey?A new study says it’s not about the best light, but where solar and wind can do the most good.

The best place for solar power is … New Jersey?
A new study says it’s not about the best light, but where solar and wind can do the most good.

26

Jan


 Newark Mayor Cory Booker saves freezing dog 



Would someone get this man a superhero costume already?
Would someone get this man a superhero costume already?

06

Jan


 N.J. has proposed plastic and paper bag surcharge 



Proposed legislation would require a five-cent fee for each single-use plastic or paper bag and a five-cent refund for each consumer-provided bag.
Proposed legislation would require a five-cent fee for each single-use plastic or paper bag and a five-cent refund for each consumer-provided bag.

27

Nov

Photo of the day: Seaside Heights picks up the pieces nearly a month after SandyDamaged homes, asphalt and other debris are strewn along the shore of Ortley Beach, N.J. on Nov. 24 — nearly a month after Sandy led a rampage through the region. Properties remain off limits to owners and residents.See more Hurricane Sandy photos.

Photo of the day: Seaside Heights picks up the pieces nearly a month after Sandy
Damaged homes, asphalt and other debris are strewn along the shore of Ortley Beach, N.J. on Nov. 24 — nearly a month after Sandy led a rampage through the region. Properties remain off limits to owners and residents.

See more Hurricane Sandy photos.

23

Oct

Why is counterfeit ketchup exploding in New Jersey?A group in New Jersey was going to sell counterfeited Heinz ketchup before the operation literally blew up in their faces; a chemist explains why the ketchup exploded.

Why is counterfeit ketchup exploding in New Jersey?
A group in New Jersey was going to sell counterfeited Heinz ketchup before the operation literally blew up in their faces; a chemist explains why the ketchup exploded.

21

Aug

Six Flags to close the gates on drive-through Wild SafariThe 350-acre park in New Jersey, home to 1,200 exotic animals and more than 75 species, says it will continue to care for the animals.

Six Flags to close the gates on drive-through Wild Safari
The 350-acre park in New Jersey, home to 1,200 exotic animals and more than 75 species, says it will continue to care for the animals.

17

Jul

This expansive park offers a peek at the wilder side of New York and New Jersey — from the plush woodlands, hundreds of animal species and even a nude beach.

This expansive park offers a peek at the wilder side of New York and New Jersey — from the plush woodlands, hundreds of animal species and even a nude beach.

12

Apr

Photo of the day: Garden state aflameFirefighters hose down vegetation on April 11 during a battle with a brush fire that broke out in the Meadowlands near MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Although the investigation is underway to determine if the 100-acre brush fire was the result of arson, extremely dry air and strong winds are known to have contributed to the blaze.

Photo of the day: Garden state aflame
Firefighters hose down vegetation on April 11 during a battle with a brush fire that broke out in the Meadowlands near MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Although the investigation is underway to determine if the 100-acre brush fire was the result of arson, extremely dry air and strong winds are known to have contributed to the blaze.

21

Nov

Charging electric cars in New Jersey about to get easierNew Jersey signed a pledge with 9 other states and D.C. to create a network of charging stations so drivers can travel the eastern seaboard.

Charging electric cars in New Jersey about to get easier
New Jersey signed a pledge with 9 other states and D.C. to create a network of charging stations so drivers can travel the eastern seaboard.