Four Modell’s Sporting Goods locations in New Jersey are scheduled to close due to downsizing. NJ Advance Media reports that the stores are located in Englishtown, Rockaway, West Berlin, and Woodbridge. The Modell’s chain lost $50 million during 2019.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says he has a tumor on his kidney that is likely cancerous. Murphy announced the illness on social media over the weekend and he will undergo surgery on his left kidney. Murphy is expected to run for re-election next year, and deliver a budget address this week.
One New Jersey beach community has handed out over 40 tickets to people who’s dogs defecating on the town’s boardwalk. Point Pleasant Beach has had enough of this sanitary issue and is handing out fines worth $150 apiece, according to NJ Advance Media. Dogs have been banned from the boardwalk under a longstanding ordinance.
A 70 year old school bus driver from northern New Jersey has been charged with sexually assaulting two female students, both minors. Authorities say Thomas Thomasevich of Oakland is accused of assaulting two girls under the age of 13 in front of other students. He works for a school bus company based in Butler.
There are new rules in effect for striper fishing in New Jersey. The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council approved new regulations for stripers. You can keep one fish between 28 and 38 inches long. The bonus permit program also remains in effect.
State Senator Mike Testa believes Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan for the State will be too expensive and wind up being a “boondoggle”. Testa issued a press release saying the plan calls for an 80 percent reduction in New Jersey’s use of natural gas within 30 years, despite the fact that natural gas heats 75…
If you ever decide to change your gender, you can now have that move reflected on your New Jersey driver’s license. The Motor Vehicle Commission announced that customers may now change their gender designation without a doctor’s note. A duplicate license will be needed, and that costs $11.
A woman testified at a state hearing today that Senate President Steve Sweeney intimidated her and verbally threatening her in public several years ago. The state is holding a hearing where women can come and testify about various threats and harassment by men in the workforce, according to NJ.com. The alleged victim testified that Sweeney…
Time to check your tickets. A winning ticket for last night’s $202 million Mega Millions lottery was sold in New Jersey. No word just yet on where the ticket was sold. The winning numbers were 4, 6, 32, 52, and 64 with the Mega Ball being 6.
A new Monmouth University poll shows that 42 percent of Americans believe Donald Trump will be re-elected to a second term as President later this year. The new poll also shows that support for Joe Biden among democrats has plummeted to 16 percent, largely due to his awful showing in Iowa. Biden has already given…