New Jersey’s beaches are going smoke-free. Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday morning in Long Branch that eliminates smoking at public beaches and parks in the Garden State. Towns may reserve up to 15 percent of their beaches for smoking, if they choose to.
It hasn’t happened here, but some Jersey Shore beaches were closed as a precaution due to trash and needles coming ashore. The debris came up 13 different beaches in Monmouth County, which is more than an hour north of Cape May County. On Friday the beaches are reported in good shape with some trash floating…
President Trump returns to his golf club in Bedminster on Friday. This will be the President’s third weekend trip to the Garden State in the past four weeks. There will be flight restrictions around the northern New Jersey region for the President’s visit.
Better drink half a glass…New Jersey democratic Senator Bob Smith wants to tax your tap water in order to replace the state’s aging pipelines. Smith’s bill intends to tax you ten cents for every 1,000 gallons of tap water consumed. The bill still has to meander through the State Legislature.
Governor Murphy will sign a bill Friday that will ban smoking from all public beaches and parks in New Jersey. Local beach towns will be allowed to reserve up to 15 percent of their beaches, but few are expected to do so. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection must provide some sort of assistance…
If you have a very old parking ticket issued in New Jersey, chances are it will be extinguished. Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner is taking steps to toss over 700,000 parking tickets that are more than 15 years old in New Jersey. The cases may be dismissed because they were not prosecuted.
Various fees will be going up at Rutgers University in the fall. The state’s university announced that there will be a 2.3 percent increase in various fees and tuition during the upcoming school year. The average in-state students will pay just under $15,000 to attend Rutgers.
Weather permitting, the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control will be treating areas of Cape May County as part of its effort to control adult mosquitoes. Spraying by truck may take place July 19 between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight, and/or July 20 between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. Portions…
It’s getting close to a half billion dollars. There were no winners Tuesday night in the Mega Millions lottery drawing. That means the top prize for Friday night’s drawing an estimated $422 million, which is the tenth largest in this game’s history.
A 67 year old woman from London had her right ankle impaled by part of an umbrella that broke apart due to wind on a New Jersey beach. Authorities say it happened in Seaside Heights Monday afternoon. A bolt cutter was used to free the woman from the umbrella before transport to a local hospital.