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New Jersey to Become First State That Bans Declawing

Animal welfare organizations have already opposed the practice for years – so now, New Jersey is stepping up for felines everywhere.

New Jersey Police Officer Surprises Homeless Man With New Boots -Watch

A shoeless gentleman was escorted off of a public bus for not having footwear – thankfully, the police officer on duty was kind enough to give a boot.

Mama Black Bear And Her Cubs Frolic In Backyard New Jersey Pool (WATCH)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIxhC2aHSxg] "There's BEARS in the pool!" squeals one of the little owners of a New Jersey family's backyard pool that's just been invaded by...

New Oyster Colony Takes Hold to Help Clean New Jersey Water (WATCH)

Environmentalists are re-establishing an oyster colony at Barnegat Bay in New Jersey. “The goal of the colony is to help improve water quality in the...
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New Jersey Letter Carrier Returns Wallet with $4,800 in Cash

A Jersey City letter carrier found $4,800 in crisp $100 bills inside a wallet on the sidewalk while delivering mail on Jan. 22, the...
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New Jersey High School Hero Club Making Wishes Come True

A South Jersey high school sophomore Taylor Kane entered this school year with the goal of simply granting wishes. Kane founded the Lenape...
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Trucker Helps Injured Swan on New Jersey Turnpike (Video)

An animal-loving truck driver pulled his trailer off the road so he could help  an injured swan and her mate facing down traffic on...
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New Jersey Girls Write Letter, Get Instant Response From Obama

Two New Jersey sisters were squealing with delight Thursday after hearing back from President Obama who immediately responded to their heart-tugging letter for help....
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Newest National Park is in New Jersey City

A waterfall in one of New Jersey's largest cities that inspired generations of newcomers to America, fueled the Industrial Revolution and was featured in...
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Jon Bon Jovi Opens Charity Restaurant in New Jersey

Jon Bon Jovi opened his long-awaited Soul Kitchen yesterday, a pay-what-you-want restaurant in Red Bank, NJ with no prices on the menu. The  establishment...
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Jon Bon Jovi Opens Charity Restaurant in New Jersey

Jon Bon Jovi opened his long-awaited Soul Kitchen yesterday, a pay-what-you-want restaurant in Red Bank, NJ with no prices on the menu. The  establishment...
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New Jersey: An Unlikely Leader In U.S. Solar Energy

The combination of a strong energy mandate passed by the former Governor Jon Corzine, and a generous carbon offset program has made New Jersey...
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Cleanup of Toxic Superfund Site Completed in New Jersey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has successfully completed cleanup work at the Asbestos Dump Superfund site in Morris County, New Jersey, which is adjacent...
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200,000 Solar Panels Mounted on Utility Poles in New Jersey

AT&T announced Wednesday an agreement that will provide the communication network for 200,000 solar panels being installed on utility poles throughout New Jersey for...
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200,000 Solar Panels Mounted on Utility Poles in New Jersey

AT&T announced Wednesday an agreement that will provide the communication network for 200,000 solar panels being installed on utility poles throughout New Jersey for...

Activists Win: New Jersey Scraps Plan to Buy Amazon Rainforest Timber

A Victory for those working to end ancient rainforest logging: The city council of Ocean City in New Jersey voted 6-0 last Thursday to...

Mystery Santa Decking New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway with Ornaments

"Someone is hanging Christmas ornaments with care, not by the chimney but on trees along New Jersey's Garden State Parkway." (Fox)

Good News in History, February 6

The Polish government began Round Table Talks in Warsaw with a banned trade union and its leader, Lech Wałęsa—the future president of Poland. The...

Good News in History, February 3

25 years ago today, retired Air Force Col. Eileen Collins became the first woman astronaut to pilot a Space Shuttle when the NASA Discovery shuttle blasted...

Good News in History, February 1

Today is the first day of Black History Month in the United States. It marks the day four black college students began to stage their...