NJ JETTISONS COMMON CORE: Potential GOP presidential contender New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced yesterday that NJ will pull out of Common Core.
Joe Giudice’s recent date with a strip club vixen stunned fans of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But his betrayal of wife Teresa wasn’t the most shocking aspect… READ ON
Bacon had beef over sausage. You can't make this stuff up: A New Jersey man named named Thomas Bacon attacked a friend for eating the last slice of sausage. According to NBC New York, Mr. Bacon, a 19-year-old Madison, N.J. resident was so angry when a friend took the last piece of sausage that he went into attack mode. Show More Summary
Christie Calls for End to Common Core Standards in NJ WNYC: Left untouched in the Governor's reform is the controversial PARCC exam, which is aligned to Common Core's standards. Gov. Christie says New Jersey will continue to administer the test, which saw its debut this year. Show More Summary
After several lengthy delays, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday took a major step towards replacing the Central Terminal Building (CTB) at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The Port Authority selected LaGuardia Gateway Partners, a consortium of various major construction and management firms, to develop and manage the new LaGuardia [...]
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Common Core was dealt a serious blow today when one of the nation's most visible governors announced his desire to abandon the national education standards. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie - who is rumored to be a Republican presidential...Show More Summary
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced t […]
At least a half dozen emergency calls reporting shootings or bombs at schools, a hospital and a mall across New Jersey in the past two days are suspected cases of swatting, law enforcement agencies said Thursday. Two major incidents, at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro and the...
Golden State Warriors general manager Larry Riley was demoted by new owner Joe Lacob in April of 2012. Two months before, Lacob was loudly booed by his own fans at a jersey retirement ceremony after Riley traded Monta Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks for the oft-injured Andrew Bogut at the deadline. Show More Summary
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey picked a winner Thursday to take on a $4 billion overhaul of the Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport. The selection finally sets in motion one... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Audio: 05-28hhs-christie The Transcript: HH: Right now, I’m pleased to welcome back the Governor of the Garden State, Chris Christie. Governor Christie, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show. CC: Hugh, happy to be back. HH: Good to have you. Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who brought the Common Core State Standards to his state and loudly defended them as recently as 2013, said Thursday that “it simply is not working” and that he wants new academic standards. Read full article >>
The governor said he did not think the Common Core education plan was working in New Jersey, even though he expressed support for it in 2013.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's position on the Common Core education standards has shifted as he has positioned himself for an expected presidential run. Here's a look at how the Republican's statements on theShow More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Thursday he wants his state to dump the Common Core State Standards, nearly five years after its board of education adopted them. Speaking at Burlington County College in Pemberton, New Jersey,...Show More Summary
He can blow despite having a horse throat. When J.D. the horse recently turned four years old, his trainers at Ithilien Stables in Whitehouse, New Jersey decided to surprise him with a birthday cake, complete with flaming candles. J.D., in turn, decided to surprise them by blowing out the candles all on his own. Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is widely believed to be considering a run for the presidency, proposed Thursday abandoning the Common Core education standards that are a sticking point… Click to Continue »
It goes without saying that New York City's airports are not one of our strong points. JFK is a bloated mismanaged mess, LaGuardia is literally falling apart, and Newark is in New Jersey. Our delays and cancellations are abundant, and the turkey sandwiches at Cibo Express are very disappointing. Show More Summary