FAMILY STEALS ELECTRICITY..FROM A CHURCH

A South Jersey family is in trouble with the law this week after they were caught stealing electricity from a nearby church.  The Daily Journal of Vineland reports that police discovered a house on North Eighth Street was stealing power from the nearby Trinity Episcopal Church.  Police found an orange electrical cord plugged into a…

UPDATE: CHRISTIE EVENT CANCELLED IN OCEAN CITY

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will not appear in Ocean City today as planned.  Christie was scheduled to speak at 4pm today to talk about various issues at the Jersey Shore.  However, republican leaders informed Coastal Broadcasting Systems about an hour before the event that Christie’s appearance was postponed due to the potential of a…

STORMS ROLL THROUGH PA; NEW JERSEY COULD BE NEXT

Some severe thunderstorms rolled through the greater Philadelphia area early this afternoon knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers.  A tornado warning was in effect near the city earlier today as a big thunderstorm cell moved across the region.  Some South Jersey communities were affected by the bad weather.  It’s possible some showers…

LOBIONDO WANTS BACK PAY FOR FAA WORKERS

New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo wants to secure some back pay for the Federal Aviation Administration workers who were furloughed by the federal government.  LoBiondo’s office issued a press release today announcing a new act that would provide back pay for the workers who were laid off just before the federal debt agreement.  LoBiondo says…

STATE SEEKS WAIVER ON FEDERAL SCHOOL LAW

New Jersey will consider asking the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law requirements. The Press of Atlantic City reports that New Jersey is responding to President Barack Obama’s announcement on Monday, that states can apply for waivers until Congress reworks the law. One provision that is causing concern is the…