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6 hrs ago | NJ.com

N.J. woman swindled out of $4,500 in grandson bail scam, police say

BURLINGTON COUNTY - A Burlington County woman tricked into believing her grandson had been arrested was duped out of more than $4,500, according to a a published report.

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Related Topix: Medford Lakes, NJ

11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Delran Mayor Ken Paris employed by PAC that contributed to his campaign

DELRAN - Delran Mayor Ken Paris has been paid more than $4,000 this year as an employee of a political action committee that contributed to his campaign in 2012, according to reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Burlington County

MOUNT HOLLY Burlington County College's board of trustees swore in two new voting members Tuesday, bringing the board to full capacity for the first time in more than a year.

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Related Topix: Maple Shade, NJ, Montclair State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFMZ

New Jersey requires high school students to get CPR lessons

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a law Wednesday requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth through 12th grades.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NJ.com

Florence liquor store robbers fire a shot but leave empty handed

FLORENCE - A gunshot was fired during a holdup Sunday night of a liquor store on Route 130, according to the Burlington County Times .

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Related Topix: Florence, NJ

Philly.com

Struggle for 3d District victory

But as the political winds have shifted, their focus has narrowed onto one South Jersey district, the Third, that Democratic leaders have cited as one of their best opportunities nationally to pick up a GOP-held seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, US House of Representatives, Freehold, NJ, Democrat, Steve Israel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Philly.com

Landmark now a center of contention

Errin Thomas works at Willingboro's Kennedy Plaza, on John F. Kennedy Way, across from what has long been known as the Kennedy Center.

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Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Ex-Florence band teacher is charged with sexual contact with student at school, on band bus

Christian W. Reynolds, 30, of Edgewater Park was charged with third-degree exhibiting obscene material to a minor and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact.

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Related Topix: Florence, NJ

NJ.com

Dump truck driver charged in fatal crash near Lawrence lake also accused of impersonating a cop

LAWRENCE -- The man charged in a fatal dump truck collision last month was arrested in June and charged with falsely claiming to be a police officer, authorities said today.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Lumberton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Burlington County native helps bring Cirque du Soleil's...

Cirque du Soleil production stage manager Crystal Marano of Burlington County took this selfie outside the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, while on tour with Cirque du Soleil.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, North Carolina School of the Arts

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Philly.com

LARPers immersed in an alchemy of fantasy, reality

From left: Jamie Metzger, Kristen Hoffman, and Aaron Cervasio of the live action role playing group Oblivion based in Tabernacle, Burlington County.

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Related Topix: Punk, Tabernacle, NJ, Mount Holly, NJ

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Christie vetoes changes to teacher retirementsChristie vetoes changes ...

Christie vetoes changes to teacher retirements Gov. Chris Christie has rejected changes to the Urban Hope Act Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VnOK1Z Gov. Chris Christie signs the Urban Hope bill into law in 2012.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Education Etc., Trenton, NJ

Fox News

Town moves to rename JFK center for Obama

Some residents of a New Jersey town are unhappy about a decision to rename the local "John F. Kennedy Center" to the "Barack Obama Center."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

N.J. man's medical condition may have played role in PA Turnpike toll booth crash, report...

The approach to the Delaware River toll booth on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in a Google Street View image.

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Related Topix: Mount Laurel, NJ

NJ.com

Cherry Hill man enters not guilty plea in Florence fraud case

MOUNT HOLLY - A suspected bigamist who is accused of stealing $5,000 from a woman pleaded not guilty to the theft and to impersonating a government official Monday, according to the Burlington County Times .

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Related Topix: Cherry Hill, NJ, Florence, NJ, Prison

Philly.com

Burlington County

CHATSWORTH A first-of-its kind event on Saturday in Chatsworth will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the wreck of the storied Blue Comet train with speeches, dulcimers, a walking tour, fresh apple pie with cheese, and a film depicting the steam train's history and Atlantic City, its destination, in its heyday in the '20s and '30s.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Chatsworth, NJ, Weather, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Former Chesterfield mayor pleads not guilty in $2.3M official misconduct case, report says

Former Chesterfield Township mayor, committeeman and planning board member Lawrence Durr has been indicted on charges he used his official positions to profit on proposed mixed use development in the township.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

N.J. school district's iPads, worth $64K, go missing from warehouse, report says

More than 160 iPads bought by the Willingboro school district vanished from a warehouse months ago, according to a published report.

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Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Philly.com

A ride in history on Blue Comet

Too bad a sparkling blue train with a mighty engine isn't around to deliver thousands of tourists to Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Chatsworth, NJ

Sat Aug 09, 2014

NJ.com

NOFA-NJ to offer cranberry harvest tour in late October

This year, the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey is partnering with Pine Barrens Native Fruits and fifth generation cranberry growers, Joe Darlington and Brenda Conner, to offer an exclusive "up close and personal" Cranberry Harvest Tour on Monday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Life, Fruits, Food

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