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STATE OFFICES OPERATING ON TWO-HOUR DELAY

Governor Chris Christie and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, have authorized a delayed opening for all State Offices due to the winter weather on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. As such, the Governor has determined that …

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REST STOP EXPANSION COMING ON PARKWAY

A food mart will be available at the Garden State Parkway Ocean View rest stop. Assemblyman Matt Milam tells Coastal Broadcasting that the state has approved an expansion of the rest stop. The new construction will have a quick mart type store that will be run by the gas station. …

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AVALON GETS MAJOR STATE GRANT FOR STREET PROJECT

The Borough of Avalon will receive $195,000 in state funding to reconstruct 34th Street between Ocean Drive and Dune Drive.  Borough officials received confirmation of the funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation on Tuesday, February 1, 2011. “This grant is good news for Avalon”, said Avalon Mayor Martin …

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SEA ISLE MAYOR’S NIECE, NEPHEW SURVIVE BRIDGE ACCIDENT

Two teenagers identified as the niece and nephew of Sea Isle Mayor Len Desiderio escaped a scary one-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday afternoon with minor injuries.  State Police say 18 year olds Michael and Nicole Crudele, a brother and sister from Sea Isle City, were inside an SUV when it went …

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CHRISTIE SIGNS NEW A.C. TOURISM DISTRICT INTO LAW

New Jersey Governor Chris Chrisite put pen to paper on Tuesday and signed a new bill into law that creates a new Atlantic City Tourism District.  Christie arrived in Atlantic City Tuesday morning and signed the bill during a public event.  During his comments, Christie announced that the Reval casino …

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THREE ADMINISTRATORS ARRESTED ON MISCONDUCT CHARGES

Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that three high-level officials at the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission were arrested today on charges that they directed subordinate employees to complete repairs or improvements at their private homes or the homes of people close to them …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP POLICE LOOK FOR RUNAWAY, DAUGHTER

The Middle Township Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating a juvenile mother and her 18 month old daughter, who were reporting missing by family members on January 28, 2011.  It was reported to police that Cynthia Torres, 15 years old, from Vineland, NJ met an unknown …

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COUNTY TOURISM HAS NEW FREEHOLDER HEAD

There is a new Freeholder overseeing tourism in Cape May County. During the reorganization, Susan Sheppard took over tourism. Freeholder Len Desiderio was the previous liaison, but took over the county’s library system. Coastal Broadcasting spoke with Sheppard and Tourism Director Diane Wieland. Sheppard said she is arranging meetings to …

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PLANE MUST MAKE EMERGENCY LANDING IN NORTH JERSEY

A small plane ended up on an Interstate 80 on Monday. State Police say that the plane made an emergency landing on the roadway. The single engine plane was headed for Teterboro Airport, but was dealing with mechanic failures. No injuries were reported in the incident.

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