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Questions on $16B plan to ease back bay flooding at NJ shore

Sep. 20, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A proposed $16 billion billion plan to address back bay flooding, one of the major sources of storm damage at the Jersey Shore, is raising concerns about where water would go during storms, whether barriers proposed as part of it would hinder navigation and the...

Giants' Golladay said he was yelling at Garrett, not Jones

Sep. 20, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Quarterback Daniel Jones wasn’t the target of wide receiver Kenny Golladay’s ire in the New York Giants' loss to Washington last week. The big free agent signing said Monday the guy who was getting an earful late in the Giants’ 30-29...

NJ day care workers will have to get vaccine or be tested

Sep. 20, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Workers at New Jersey child care centers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo regular weekly testing, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. Murphy, a Democrat running for reelection this year, said he was signing an executive order Monday. ...

Murphy says NJ to help resettle about 500 Afghans

Sep. 20, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will host about 500 Afghan evacuees, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst served as an arrival point for “many thousands" of Afghans who left their homeland as the United States withdrew its...

Travis Zajac signs 1-day deal to retire a New Jersey Devil

Sep. 20, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longtime New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac has retired. Zajac signed a one-day contract with the Devils on Monday so he could retire as a member of the organization where he spent all but 27 games of his 15-year career. The...

Wilson doesn't blame booing Jets fans after 4 INTs vs. Pats

Sep. 19, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson's first pass ended up in the other team's hands. So did his second. By the time it was all over — a nightmarish four quarters — the New York Jets quarterback had tossed four interceptions, leading to an...

Jones, Patriots breeze past Jets as Wilson throws 4 INTs

Sep. 19, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones kept his mistakes to a minimum, moved the ball down the field and did enough to earn his first NFL victory with the New England Patriots. Thanks, also, in large part to a nightmarish outing by Zach Wilson for the New York Jets. ...

Officials: NJ officer caught child dropped from balcony

Sep. 19, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer safely caught a one-month-old baby dropped off a second-floor balcony over the weekend, authorities said. The Hudson County prosecutor's office said Officer Eduardo Matute was among those called to the Jersey City...

Rutgers 3-0 for first time since 2012, beats Delaware 45-13

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Three games into the season, Rutgers found its big-play offense. Noah Vedral threw for two touchdowns and Isaih Pacheco ran for two more as the Scarlet Knights defeated Delaware 45-13 Saturday for its first 3-0 start since 2012. ...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Audubon 35, Haddon Heights 25 Bergen Catholic 28, Delbarton 19 Bergenfield 33, Paramus 23 Bristol, Pa. 21, Pennington 15 Cherry Hill East 28, Princeton 21 ...