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Girls Take No Cursing Pledge At NJ Catholic School

A New Jersey Catholic high school is under fire for asking girl students to take a no-swearing pledge for 30 days because it says, “We want ladies to act like…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

New Jersey Has A State Dinosaur — And I Am So, So Jealous

In addition to having a state bird, a state motto and a state garbage dump (I kid! NEW JERSEY!), New Jersey also has one very special thing: s state dinosaur.

Julie Gerstein | December 2, 2012 - 10:00 am

New York, New Jersey Forced To Evacuate Again

The Nor’easter threatening the already-battered Atlantic Coast is weakening, but New York and New Jersey are still ordering evacuations ahead of the storm, which is already pelting Washington with ice and…

Newser | November 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Our New Hero: Teen Madison Galluccio Asks NJ To Let Her Gay Dads Marry

Gay marriage is a hot-button issue, but its reach goes far beyond simply the same-sex couples who wish to be joined in matrimony. It also affects their kids. Like 15-year-old…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

NJ Bridal Salon Refuses To Sell Lesbian Bride A Gown

Every bride dreams about picking out her perfect wedding gown and then being told she is a sinner who will burn in the fire-y pits of hell. Oh, wait, she…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Miraculously, “Jersey Shore” Isn’t Hurting New Jersey’s Image

Relax, New Jersey-ites. Though they’ve tried their damnedest, the cast of “Jersey Shore” has not succeeded in making the Garden State look bad. When it comes to their opinions of…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Roommate Of Tyler Clementi, Rutgers Suicide Kid, Faces Hate Crime Charges

In September, the country was shocked when Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers freshman, committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge in NYC after he learned his roommate had…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2011 - 3:15 pm

School Superintendent Says “Our Worst Enemy Is The Young Ladies”

“Our worst enemy is the young ladies. The young girls are bad. I don’t know what they’re drinking today, but they’re bad.”

That’s Jersey City, New Jersey’s Schools Superintendent…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2011 - 11:20 am

Quickies: Tina Fey’s Memoir “Bossypants” Is Out & Will Kim Kardashian Become A Jersey Girl?

Tina Fey’s memoir Bossypants is out today! I love this explanation for how she chose the title: “Why is this book called Bossypants? One, because the name ‘Two and a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2011 - 7:00 pm

VH1’s “My Big Friggin’ Wedding” = “Jersey Shore” + “Bridezillas”

What happens when “Jersey Shore” meets “Bridezillas”? The best Worst TV Ever.

On VH1’s new show “My Big Friggin’ Wedding,” the producers of “Jersey Shore” follow…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Library Pressured To Remove Book About Gay Teens From Shelves

Do you know what is terrible for teenagers to read about? Homosexuality. They might get ideas! It’s a good thing Glenn Beck’s group, The 9.12 Project, (as in, after 9/11)…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Watch Snooki Fall Off A Bike Moments Before Her Disorderly Conduct Arrest

It’s been a rough weekend for ol’ Snooki. Not only was the “Jersey Shore” star arrested for disorderly conduct on Friday afternoon on a Seaside Heights beach, but she…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm