All Over Jersey

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Men have moved in for the first time in a New Jersey college’s 105-year history. Georgian Court University became fully coeducational with the arrival of 70 men in a residence hall on the Lakewood campus Thursday. Many are athletes. The school …

Published: August 23, 2013 5:36 AMBy The Associated Press Photo credit: News 12 News Jersey | Flood damage results in suspension of service on NJ Transit’s Gladstone branch. NEWARK, N.J. – (AP) — Commuters who ride trains on New Jersey Transit’s Gladstone Branch will need …

TEWKSBURY, N.J. (AP) — Rescuers in central New Jersey used a front-end loader to save a woman trapped in her car by a flash flood. The woman called 911 when the rain-swollen Black River overflowed its banks in Tewksbury Thursday. Whitehouse Rescue Squad deputy chief …

BRADLEY BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Lifeguards had to rescue one of their own after he was hit by a wave at the Jersey shore. The 24-year-old was on a paddle board at Second Avenue beach in Bradley Beach when the wave hit Thursday. Police Chief …

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 80-year-old Pulaski Skyway will be closed throughout the weekend because of construction work and all Route 1 and 9 traffic will be detoured. Workers will install a new floor beam that supports the travel lanes over the Tonnelle Circle …

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Pollster Scott Rasmussen has left the New Jersey-based polling company that he founded 10 years ago. The Rasmussen Reports’ majority investor, New York-based Noson Lawen Partners, says the 57-year-old Neptune resident left, in part, because of disagreements over business strategies. …

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials ordered the firing from New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery program of a woman who pleaded guilty to making illegal campaign contributions. Eileen Spears of Bradley Beach was working as a temporary employee for a company that the state had …

MITSU YASUKAWA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Vince Rovito of Mahwah with his mother, Angelica, 92, who lives on the lower floor of his split-level home. MITSU YASUKAWA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Buy or license this photo “I’m starting to worry about her being home by herself when I’m at work,” Vince …

MARKO GEORGIEV/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Buy or license this photo Local tomatoes abound, but old-time Jersey tomato varieties are scarce. Here, beefsteaks at the Teaneck Farmers’ Market. Will the real Jersey tomatoes please stand up? That Garden State staple you’re slicing, dicing, salting and serving may have …

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