Jennifer Connic

Story-driven journalist adept at developing articles and investigating issues with unwavering dedication. Offering 20 years of experience in print and online media. Versed in viral trends, breaking news response and able to capitalize on social media platforms to identify stories and to drive engagement.

Mistaken Twitter identity: Colorado library getting JCP&L's Hurricane Sandy tweets

Jersey Central Power & Light customers have been sending messages on Twitter to @JCPL seeking information. Only problem is the account isn't for JCP&L. The Twitter accounts for Jefferson County Public Library in Colorado and JCP&L are one character off from each other. The library is at @JCPL while JCP&L is at @JCP_L. "It didn't take long at all for us to figure it out because we had a similar thing happen last fall when New Jersey was hit with that major snow storm," said Bethany Frisbie, pro

Car Owner Details How Exxon Fire Started

The smell of gasoline mixed with burned materials filled the area on Friday as the Exxon Gas Station building was torn down and investigators looked through the remains after Thursday's destructive fire. Fire investigators, police, firefighters and Occupational Safety and Health Administration representatives were on hand at the corner of Millburn Avenue and Vauxhall Road. A crane ripped down a portion of the building as they worked to determine the official cause of the fire. An official cause

10 things you didn't know about the American Revolution in N.J.

The Boston area is where the fighting started during the American Revolution in 1775. The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia 238 years ago today. But New Jersey also had its share of contributions to the fight for liberty. Washington crossing the Delaware River for the Battle of Trenton in 1776 and the legend of Molly Pitcher taking up her husband's cannon post are stories we know well. But here are 10 things you may not know about the American Revolution in New Jersey.

National Pizza Month: Your favorite N.J. pizzerias plus your photos

Today is the last day of National Pizza Month, and we've been asking you about your favorite New Jersey pizzerias to celebrate. After two weeks of voting on the finalists for your favorite, we have our winners. We collected thousands of votes to help determine our winners. Star Tavern received 2,035 votes for 33.4 percent of the total. In South Jersey, Manco & Manco received 1,479 votes for 52.3 percent of the total. The closest and most interesting race was in Central Jersey. De Lorenzo's Tom

More Residents Seeking Historic Property Designation - - Westport, Connecticut

More Westporters, including the owners of 88 Roseville Road, are seeking to designate their homes as historical to protect them from the wrecking crews. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for By .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Bulldozers have become a familiar site throughout Westport over the last decade, but some residents are hoping to keep them away from their homes. The Representative Town Meeting is considering adding 113 Cross Highway to the town’

9 things about Buzz Aldrin and the 1st moon landing 45 years later

It was 45 years ago today when Apollo 11 reached the moon, and an estimated 600 million people tuned in when Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on another world. The second person to step on the moon was a New Jersey native -- Buzz Aldrin. Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. was born on Jan. 20, 1930 in Glen Ridge. He grew up in nearby Montclair and still visits the Garden State. He was a 2008 inductee into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, the first class to be inducted. Below are some things

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