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I want nothing to do with the NJEA, so stop taking my money, teacher's lawsuit says

The suit claims that the educators should not be forced to pay the NJEA any fees if they don't want to.

New Jersey

Agency created to fight organized crime on New York, New Jersey docks may be pushed out

Marlon Brando starred in the 1954 movie "On the Waterfront" as a dockworker who turned against corruption. Sixty-four years later, the agency created …

New Jersey

Everything you need to know about CFB's new redshirt rule

The Division I council recently approved a proposal that will allow student-athletes to participate in up to four games without burning their …

College Football

A tablespoon of olive oil a day could add years to your life by slashing stroke and cancer risk

How to live longer: One tablespoon of olive oil a day is all you need to slash stroke and cancer risk, reveal experts<p><b>Consultant Dr Sarah Brewer and</b> …

Holistic Medicine

Gardening 101: Arborvitae

Arborvitae, <i>Thuja</i>: “Tree of Life”<p>Arborvitae trees are North American natives that earned their appreciative nickname (<i>arbor vitae</i> translates to “tree …

Plants

Qualities of Effective Teachers: An Introduction

If finding or becoming an effective teacher were simple, this book would not be necessary. If a single method for developing an effective teacher …

Pedagogy

A mom's fairytale draft spoiled by employer _ the 76ers

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyneeha Rivers walked into Barclays Center for the NBA draft with her son, Mikal Bridges.<p>Like any parent, she was full of emotions: pride, excitement — just a bundle of nerves.<p>But Rivers had somewhat of a parental advantage, she works for an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers. So when …

Basketball

Two Harvard alums built a payment app so people can pay for rent, tuition, and even taxes with a credit card

Move over Venmo and Apple Pay— there's a new payment app in town and it's called Plastiq.<p>"Plastiq is bill pay with benefits," cofounder Eliot Buchanan told Business Insider. "Our service makes it possible for business owners and savvy consumers to use a credit card for virtually any expense that …

Personal Finance

Merging 191 N.J. towns won't fix crushing taxes, these experts say. Tell us what you think (POLL)

Did we touch a nerve?<p>Social media and our comments section have been ablaze after we took a look at a panel's proposal to merge the 191 New Jersey …

New Jersey

How to Find a Lost Smartphone

Smartphones contain a lot of personal information, and they're not cheap. If you've misplaced your iPhone or Android phone, these tools can help you …

Android Phones

AMC is launching a MoviePass-like subscription service

It’ll be twice as expensive, but it boasts fewer restrictions than MoviePass<p>The largest theater chain in America has announced that it will now offer a subscription service that allows patrons to watch up to three movies a week for $19.95 a month. Called AMC Stubs A-List, the subscription will …

Animation

Over 100 tools can be replaced with these two gadgets on Amazon, and they’re under $15 each

Whether you’re starting a new tool collection or paring down your rusty old gear and modernizing your setup, we’ve got two tools that you absolutely …

Woodworking

The Fascinating Reason Why There Are No Mosquitoes at Disney World

There are no mosquitoes in The Most Magical Place on Earth. That's right, Disney World is so dedicated to making sure you have the time of your life …

Language

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

It's easy when you know what you're doing!<p>Pull the spark plug wire from the spark plug to prevent the motor from accidentally starting. Tape or tie …

Lawn Mowing

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

Andy Cohen on those John Mayer dating rumors

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hard to believe the perpetually youthful Andy Cohen recently turned 50.<p>In interview with CNN, Cohen spoke about the milestone, his work, and his life away from "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." Despite a birthday serenade from John Mayer that sparked speculation the two friends …

New Jersey

6 Reasons You Should Binge Watch Schitt's Creek — Like, Right Now

Since 2015, <b>Schitt's Creek</b> has quietly been building a following. The hilarious show, cocreated by and staring Eugene and Dan Levy, is <b>The Americans</b> of the comedy world: an excellent, critically acclaimed series that fans rave about, but doesn't get nearly the amount of love it deserves.<p>The Pop TV …

TV

What To Do With Your Dog When You Go To Work To Make Sure It's Happy

Our co-workers can't all be dogs, and so, if you have a pup, he or she typically has to hang back at home while you hustle at your 9-to-5. This is a …

Pets

It's Time to Rethink School Schedules, Report Says

Much of a teacher's day is devoted to instruction, with precious little time set aside for collaborating with colleagues, planning lessons or …

Education Technology

Teresa Giudice Wishes Dad A Happy Father’s Day But Ignores Husband Joe, As Does Daughter Gia

Teresa Giudice and daughter Gia failed to mention Joe on Sunday.<p>Teresa Giudice wished her father, Giacinto Gorga, a Happy Father’s Day but didn’t …

New Jersey

Handy Home Products for Quick-Fix Repairs

Our professional carpenters, plumbers, painters and electricians tell you which products are their favorites for fixing small problems around the …

Home Improvement

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

19 Common Dog Gestures and What They're Trying to Tell You

As dog owners, we think we know a lot about our furry friends — but there's more to dog speak than just tail wags and woofs. Researchers studying …

Pets

This Nifty Trick Will Clean Up Your Air Conditioner

Not sure how to clean the sticky grime off of your air conditioner? No sweat! This trick to cleaning your air conditioner is so easy, you really …

Cleaning

Penn State’s Mike Watkins arrested for third time in two years

Penn State forward Mike Watkins has found himself in trouble with the law for the third time in his career as a Nittany Lion.<p>On Monday, Watkins, a …

Penn State

5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects

It’s your yard — yours to do with as you wish. And while that’s great, that doesn’t mean you have to be one of those people who spends every spare …

Landscaping

Charles Barkley gave the most awkward answer on 'Family Feud'

Oh, Chuck.<p>Charles Barkley and the stars of <i>Inside the NBA</i> were a team on a recent episode of <i>Celebrity Family Feud</i>, and the Hall of Famer was asked “If a man’s zipper breaks at church, what might he use to cover it up?”<p>Barkley’s answer: “A child.”<p>Whaaatt?<p>That answer sent teammate Ernie Johnson across …

Charles Barkley

Bruce Springsteen Plays Smoldering Blues Set at New Jersey Bowling Alley

Walking onstage at an Asbury Park, New Jersey, bowling alley and concert venue crammed with Bruce Springsteen fanatics desperately waiting for a …

Music

Penn State Football Morning News: New freshmen arrive, recruiting updates

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 21: Penn State students cheer against the Michigan Wolverines on October 21, 2017 at Beaver Stadium in State College, …

College Sports

What Happens If You Don’t Walk Your Dog? No Pet Should Be Left Alone For Too Long

Owning a dog comes with a lot of responsibility. Dogs are high-maintenance pets who require a lot of time, effort, attention, and patience. They love …

Pets