Rob Jennings,

Rob Jennings

Jersey City, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Rob:

After ski season with little snow, N.J. resort relies on ‘snow guns.’ Here’s how they work. (VIDEO)

Mountain Creek uses 180 million gallons of water per season to make snow. → Read More

Longtime St. Patrick’s Day parade coming back to N.J. boardwalk, but it’ll be smaller

Organizers said Atlantic City will have a scaled-down version of its St. Patrick's Day parade when it resumes for the first time since 2019. → Read More

St. Patrick’s Day parade on iconic Jersey Shore boardwalk to return this year

The state and time of the parade on the Atlantic City boardwalk will be announced during an event on Tuesday. → Read More

Another N.J. high school starting classes later so teens get more sleep

Classes at Ridgewood High School will begin at 8:20 a.m. starting in September. → Read More

Professors file complaint against N.J. college preparing to merge with larger university

Bloomfield College has “failed to negotiate in good faith” with employees facing termination when the school merges with Montclair State University, the complaint says. → Read More

Part of Atlantic City’s boardwalk still closed. This is what the fire damage looks like.

The cause of the fire that damaged the Atlantic City boardwalk remains under investigation, authorities said. → Read More

Atlantic City to miss St. Patrick’s Day parade for a 4th year. Blame the boardwalk.

Atlantic City is leaving open the possibility of the parade returning in 2024. → Read More

School district offering $7,500 signing bonuses hired 149 N.J. teachers in 4 months

Some public school districts are offering bonuses for new or returning public school teachers amid staffing shortages. → Read More

Teachers in one of N.J.’s largest districts reach new deal after months without a contract

Negotiators signed off on the deal at 2:30 a.m. Thursday following a long mediation session. → Read More

N.J. native among the 1st to volunteer for Peace Corps comeback after COVID stalled program

Peace Corps volunteers are heading overseas for the first time since all were recalled from their host countries in 2020 due to the pandemic. → Read More

One of N.J.’s largest school districts says students no longer need to wear masks

Paterson was one of a small number of school districts that brought back mask requirements amid concerns about rising COVID cases before and after the holiday break. → Read More

Jersey Shore residents report loud, sustained rumbling

From Cape May to Manahawkin and as far west as Gloucester County, residents reported feeling tremors around 2 p.m. Friday. → Read More

Mystery lingers over ‘loud boom’ reported in northern New Jersey

The source of the noise remains a mystery. → Read More

Professors brace for job losses as N.J. college prepares to merge with Montclair State

The college's professors must submit their resumes by Jan. 20 to apply to keep their jobs after the two schools merge later this year. → Read More

Rutgers students will not need to wear masks in class this semester after union loses appeal

Several Rutgers faculty unions argued professors should be able to require masks in their classrooms. → Read More

State troopers rescue missing man lost deep in N.J. woods

A man who went missing deep in the Sussex County woods for 24 hours, a week before Christmas, is lucky to be alive. → Read More

Some N.J. schools went back to class Jan. 2, even though it was a federal holiday

Some confused parents didn't send their kids to school, wrongly assuming they had off for the state and federal New Year's Day holiday. → Read More

Netflix unveils huge $903M plan for N.J. production studios at ex-military base

The Netflix proposal includes $55 million to buy 289 acres at Fort Monmouth and $848 million to construct the massive new studios, which would anchor its East Coast productions. → Read More

How many COVID cases are in N.J. schools? It’s hard to tell as districts split on how to track illnesses.

Only about half of New Jersey’s schools have been reporting their weekly COVID case numbers to the state in time to be posted on the statewide dashboard, which tracks student and teacher cases by county. → Read More

N.J. school district reinstates mask mandate as COVID-19 cases rise

New Jersey on Tuesday reported the largest number of COVID-19 deaths reported on a single day since Feb. 16. → Read More