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VAN DREW: PARKWAY LIGHT REMOVAL REMAINS ON TARGET

The work to get the lights off the Garden State Parkway continues to be on schedule to be completed by 2012. State Senator Jeff Van Drew told Coastal Broadcasting that the state is telling him that work will begin next year and will be wrapped up in 2012. The project …

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POLICE SAY MAN SMASHES DOOR AT POLICE STATION

A man was arrested for drunk driving on Friday night and damaged a police door while he was at it. Vineland police say Hunberto Garcia was arrested for driving drunk on Friday night. While at the police station, Garcia scream profanities and smashed a glass door with a trash car. …

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STATE STOPS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR SOLAR REBATE PROGRAM

The state is taking a break on receiving applications for a solar rebate program for homeowners. A surge in applications has taken place and the state will not take new applications until September. The state’s Board of Public Utilities made the announcement on Tuesday. As of a few years ago, …

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VAN PELT TAKES STAND IN OWN CORRUPTION HEARING

A former Ocean County assemblyman came to his own defense on Tuesday when he testified on his own behalf. Daniel Van Pelt said in court the $10,000 bribe he was alleged to have taken, was money he believed was for consulting fees. The defense in the case is saying that …

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MAN ATTACKED IN WILDWOOD WITH BASEBALL BAT

Wildwood Police have arrested a 28 year old man on charges that he assaulted someone with a baseball bat Monday night.  Police announced the arrest of Alberto Martinez, who’s last known address was in Wildwood, for assaulting a teenager from Edison, New Jersey with a baseball bat.  The alleged assault …

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