Former New Jersey Governor Donald DiFrancesco says he will resign his position as the chairman of University of Hospital in Newark at the end of the month. DiFrancesco has come under fire for creating a low show job for an attorney friend at the hospital. Jill Cooperman was paid $94,000 a year for the position.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has received death threats, and U.S. Capitol Police are increasing security. The City of Newark released a statement saying that the city alerted law enforcement about the threat. Two police agencies are joining the feds with providing Booker more security.
Two men stole $1,400 worth of baby formula from a South Jersey Walmart, and State Police are looking for the public’s help with making the arrest. The theft occurred at the Walmart in Deerfield on Route 77 back on November 20th. The suspects filled a tote with the formula and left the store without paying…
New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy is in Puerto Rico today to discuss hurricane relief efforts. Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria in September and recovery has been slow. More than 20 individuals are part of Murphy’s delegation, including his wife.
Rowan University’s sports complex is about to get a whole lot bigger. University officials will be leasing approximately 300 acres to developers who plan to build an arena and dozens of sports fields. The move was approved by the university’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy has picked New Jersey Assemblywoman Elizabeth Muoio as the next State Treasurer. NJ Advance Media reports that Muoio will be introduced by Murphy today at a press conference at 12 Noon. She will need to get approval from the democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate.
With a stroke of the pen, President Trump on Tuesday provided large federal protections for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The new National Defense Authorization Act will protect the base from closing anytime in the near future. New refueling tankers are part of the legislation. Photo by Associated Press.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy is prepared to name Bergen County Prosecutor Girbir Grewal as the new Attorney General for the State of New Jersey. NJ.com reports that Murphy is planned to make the announcement. Grewal would replace current Attorney General Christopher Porrino.
Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a car that was located in the Mullica River Monday morning with a body inside. Police were called the river and believe the Honda Civic went through an intersection and straight into the river. The name of the deceased has not yet been released.
Former New Jersey governor Donald DiFrancesco is now accused of providing a high pay, low or no show job to a friend at a hospital where DiFrancesco serves as Chairman of the Board. NJ.com reports that Jill Cooperman got the job at University Hospital in Newark at the urging of DiFrancesco; she also received a…