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NJ Marine Killed in Black Hawk Helicopter Crash

NJ Marine Killed in Black Hawk Helicopter Crash
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A 31-year old Marine captain from Basking Ridge was among 11 people killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash last week.

Seven marines and four soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard were killed in the accident.

An Associated Press story on WPIX reports that Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006, and served two tours in Iraq in 2007 and 2009. Shaw has been decorated with numerous medals, including the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Sea Service Deployment ribbon with two stars.

 

Dansereau Sworn in as First Female Mayor of Roselle

Dansereau Sworn in as First Female Mayor of Roselle
BY MATTHEW HERSH
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

ROSELLE - Christine Dansereau was sworn in to Roselle’s highest office Wednesday night (March 11), becoming the first female mayor in the Borough’s 132-...

Coast Guard Responds to Oil Spill in Delaware River near Pennsville, NJ

Coast Guard Responds to Oil Spill in Delaware River near Pennsville, NJ
BY CYNTHIA S. OLDHAM
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that happened near Wilmington, Delaware, Monday, and a report of ...

What Do New Jersey Crocodiles and Drugs Have in Common?

What Do New Jersey Crocodiles and Drugs Have in Common?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey is not like your state. An investigation into five residences gave authorities more than they expected this week.

Drug raids into the Trenton homes also uncov...

NJ PARCC Costs Go Up if States Keep Opting Out

NJ PARCC Costs Go Up if States Keep Opting Out
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey’s controversial Partnership of Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has been hotly debated between parents and educators across the state.

Many par...

Gov. Christie On Exxon Settlement: This Is $225 Million On Top Of Paying To Fix What They Polluted

Gov. Christie On Exxon Settlement: This Is $225 Million On Top Of Paying To Fix What They Polluted
BY KEVIN ROBERTS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Governor Christie made clear today that the largest National Resource Damages (NRD) payment by a single corporate defendant every in New Jersey history ...

N.J. Trying to Put the Billions in Food that Go to Waste Each Year to Good Use

N.J. Trying to Put the Billions in Food that Go to Waste Each Year to Good Use
BY JENNIFER SCIORTINO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – The full Assembly on Monday (March 9) unanimously approved a three-bill package sponsored by Assemblymen Tim Eustace, Bob Andrzejczak, Ad...

What is Crowdfunding and How Can it Assist Small Businesses?

What is Crowdfunding and How Can it Assist Small Businesses?
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – The General Assembly today (March 9) approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Republicans Parker Space and Alison Littell McHose to help start-up and emergi...

Unpleasant Surprise for Christie in Iowa: Sandy Survivors Protest, say, "Finish the Job, Get our Families Home'

Unpleasant Surprise for Christie in Iowa: Sandy Survivors Protest, say,
BY AMANDA DEVECKA-RINEAR
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Governor Christie attended the 2015 Iowa AG summit to 'highlight and promote agriculture', with other presidential hopefuls. Yet with the two a...

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