NJ High School Sweethearts Finally Get Marriage License After 40 Years

Look, it’s not always easy to be proud of New Jersey. Until Monday, the state had two undisputedly awesome things, really: blueberries and saltwater taffy (and saltwater taffy isn’t really that awesome). Maybe Bruce Springsteen, depending on your tolerance for another generation’s music icon. Thanks to Superior Court… » 10/25/13 10:00am 10/25/13 10:00am

Your BFF Cory Booker Easily Won the New Jersey Senate Primary

Cory Booker just locked down the Democratic nomination for one of New Jersey's United States Senate seats. With the vote still being counted, the AP projected a win by Booker, who had a wide lead over his nearest challenger, Representative Frank Pallone. Come October, it's most likely buh-bye Newark, and hello Mr.… » 8/13/13 9:30pm 8/13/13 9:30pm

It's a Day, and So Cory Booker Rescued an Abused Dog

I know, I know, we've already determined that Cory Booker is a shitty imaginary boyfriend, but then he keeps doing things that are really fucking great and we can't help but thinking — should we try one more time to make it work?? » 6/30/13 10:30pm 6/30/13 10:30pm

Sentimental Couple Gets Married at a New Jersey IKEA

If Wal-Mart just isn't your thing, rest assured that you can officially get married at an IKEA, right between your favorite EXPEDIT bookcase and that pair of FÖRTJUST candlesticks you've been coveting, which will definitely find a home on top of your TORSBY dining room table. Better yet, you can get married at the IKEA… » 6/10/13 12:20pm 6/10/13 12:20pm

White Girls Club Just "Got Out Of Hand," Says Oblivious Mom of Racist

On March 14th, a number of students came into Franklin High School in Somerset County, New Jersey, wearing a T-shirt that read "White Girls Club celebrates Pi Day.” The club, allegedly started by eight friends and having exponentially grown since (including students from nearby schools) thanks to social media, has been… » 5/11/13 5:30pm 5/11/13 5:30pm

New Jersey Mayor Wrote Hilariously Unromantic Poetry to Mistress

East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser is currently the subject of a discrimination suit that stems from a long-term extramarital affair he was having with his research assistant. But things weren't always so bleak for the high-minded Bowser. During the affair, he would write the assistant, Corletta Hicks, romantic poetry… » 5/05/13 1:50pm 5/05/13 1:50pm

NJ Middle School Makes Straps on Semi-Formal Dresses Mandatory

In Readington, New Jersey, there's been a kerfuffle over the 8th grade dinner dance. Not a fun "Oh my God, Brian asked you?! But he's a total stoner, Marissa!" kind of kerfuffle, but the kind that requires girls to have at least one strap on their formal dresses so as "not to distract the boys." (That was the initial… » 5/04/13 12:30pm 5/04/13 12:30pm

Minors Banned from Using Tanning Beds in New Jersey, and It's All Tan…

Bad news for tweens and high-school kids hoping to be dark like Snooki and The Gang: Yesterday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill banning those under the age of 17 from using commercial tanning beds. » 4/02/13 4:20pm 4/02/13 4:20pm

New Jersey May Become the Latest State to Ban ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy

New Jersey may soon follow (but hopefully not too far) in California's footsteps by passing a bill outlawing so-called "gay conversion therapy" for those under the age of 18. After being disowned by former proponent Dr. Robert Spitzer, such conversion therapies are coming under scrutiny in New Jersey, where lawmakers are … » 3/31/13 3:00pm 3/31/13 3:00pm