New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill that is supposed to enhance access to public beaches. The measure recognizes the Public Trust Doctrine and is intended to improve beach access in northern New Jersey where in some towns, access is limited. This new access law ties beach fill projects to adequate public access.
New Jersey senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker want some answers from the Consumer Safety Product Commission on beach umbrellas. Both lawmakers are concerned about the safety of the umbrellas after one woman on a New Jersey beach suffered an impaled ankle after an umbrella became airborne. Existing safety standards will be examined.
There were no winners in last night’s Powerball lottery drawing. The estimated jackpot for the drawing on Saturday night will be just shy of $200 million. There were no $2 million winners in the Match 5 portion of last night’s drawing.
The next time you fill up at the pump, chances are you will be paying three dollars per gallon for gasoline. Gas prices throughout New Jersey are climbing this week, and some local gas stations are reporting three dollar prices. Analysts say the good news is gas prices are not expected to remain much above…
There were no top prize jackpot tickets sold for the Mega Millions drawing last night, pushing the jackpot for the next drawing to $229 million. However, one ticket was sold worth $1 million somewhere in New Jersey. That ticket matched five numbers, but not the Mega Ball.
The central New Jersey beach town of Harvey Cedars issued a tsunami warning Monday afternoon. The alert was sent out inadvertently and was a big mistake. The National Weather Service was testing its system..and the word “test” was omitted from the alert.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new package of bills into law to address the foreclosure crisis in the Garden State. The new legislation contains nine new bills that will help families deal with the threat of foreclosure. Atlantic County has one of the highest rates due to the changes in the gaming industry.
If you need to drive to Delaware, do it today or tomorrow to save a buck. The Delaware River and Bay Authority will increase the fare to drive on the Delaware Memorial Bridge by 20 percent, starting Wednesday. A crossing on the bridge will now cost five dollars, instead of four.
Kids throughout New Jersey are rejoicing after a tractor trailer full of broccoli burned up over the weekend on the New Jersey Turnpike, rendering the load inside the truck useless. The trailer burned up on the Turnpike, and there were no injuries. Hundreds of pounds of broccoli, destroyed.
The Powerball jackpot has rolled over again. There were no winners Saturday night in the multi-state lottery jackpot, which pushes the top prize to approximately $181 million for Wednesday night’s drawing.