PARKWAY EXPANSION TO HAPPEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

The widening of the Garden State Parkway in South Jersey is happening ahead of schedule. The work does not include Cape May County. Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson made the announcement during the Senate Budget Committee meeting. The work is expected to begin in early 2012, according to the new testimony. Many of the…

GRANT MADE AVAILABLE TO OCEAN VIEW FIRE COMPANY

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today announced that the Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company in Cape May County will receive $15,700 in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to recruit, train and retain firefighters. The funding was awarded from DHS’ Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. Similar to…

JURY CONVICTS ATLANTIC COUNTY KILLER

A 26 year old Atlantic County man has been convicted by a jury of killing his girlfriend, and his girlfriend’s mother, back in 2009.  Nicholas Nigro III was in court Tuesday and received the bad news from the jury who convicted Nigro on charges that he killed 21 year old Paula Mulder and her mother,…

MENENDEZ WELL HEALED FOR ELECTION RUN IN ’12

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is ready for a re-election bid in 2012.  Menendez confirmed that he will file paperwork this week that shows he raised $1.6 million for his possible re-election campaign next year; that brings his total warchest to about $4 million.  Republicans are expected to front a formible candidate to challenge Menendez in…