State Police are providing more details about a shooting incident in Buena on Wednesday. Police say a trooper fired at 28 year old Luis Figueroa who led police on a chase off Route 40 into a wooded area. Figueroa was armed with a weapon; neither he or the trooper were injured. Figueroa has been charged…
Temperature records were smashed in New Jersey on Thursday as the mercury climbed above 90 degrees in many parts of the State. The Atlantic City International Airport reached a high of 91 degrees Thursday afternoon; 92 degrees was reported in Elizabeth. Temperatures fall back to the 60s to near 70 for the weekend.
New Jersey taxpayers will be footing the bill for a new union contract for state workers to the tune of $150 million. The Murphy administration rolled out the total cost of the new labor agreement on Thursday. About half of the amount will be used to reimburse workers who had no contract for nearly three…
The New Jersey Agriculture Committee met in Cape May Court House Thursday and passed some bills that will help the winery industry in the Garden State. The Committee held its meeting at the Jessie Creek Winery. Bills addressed the acreage needed for a winery and other issues.
70 years and counting for the tram cars on the Wildwood Boardwalk. The tram cars started to roll for the 2018 season on Thursday, marking 70 years of moving visitors to the famous walkway. The tram cars were originally built for the World’s Fair in New York.
Middle Township standout athlete Gary Nagle has broken the school’s long standing pole vaulting record. Nagle jumped 12 feet, 9 3/4 inches during a meet at Buena Regional High School. The previous record stood for nearly a half century. For more, including a video, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
A central New Jersey school superintendent has been arrested and charged with constantly defecating on the school’s track and football field. 42 year old Thomas Tramaglini earns over $140,000 annually as superintendent of the Kenilworth School District. He was arrested by police after individuals complained of constantly finding the remnants of Tramaglini’s actions on the…
No, New Jersey communities cannot prohibit non-residents from driving on their roadways. New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal told state lawmakers proposed local ordinances in some northern New Jersey communities do not pass legal muster. The towns say they are the victims of phone map applications that divert congested traffic into their neighborhoods.
The Philadelphia Eagles will sign former Holy Spirit football star Joe Callahan. Callahan played quarterback for Holy Spirit, and had a few stints with the Green Bay Packers. He was released by the Packers earlier this week.
New Jersey State Police say shots were fired near a motel off Route 40 Wednesday afternoon, and the suspect is in custody. Police say the shooting occurred near the intersection of Routes 40 and 54; the suspect ran into the woods and was eventually apprehended. A local school was placed on lockdown as a precaution.