No charges are being filed by the New Jersey State Trooper who fatally shot a New York man in May, 2020 in Bass River Township. The individual who was shot was pulled over after travelling at 100 mph; he had a struggle with the trooper before he was shot, and had multiple contacts with police…
Beach erosion has devastated some beaches in the Garden State before Memorial Day weekend; in fact, some will be closed through the weekend. NJ.com reports that towns including North Wildwood, Stone Harbor, and Ortley Beach have experienced significant sand lost from the Mother’s Day storm that produced a northeasterly wind for a week. Avalon is…
New Jersey reported over 5,300 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours. State health officials say eight additional deaths have been confirmed. This is the highest single day new caseload total since January.
Environmental groups are attempting to block a major project that would widen the New Jersey Turnpike in northern New Jersey. NJ.com reports that the groups say the project violates the Governor’s “environmental justice” executive order. The project would bring much needed congestion relief to the area.
Coronavirus cases are increasing throughout New Jersey, although this strain appears to be less severe as previous strains. The state announced that there are over 4,500 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest total since January. 12 deaths have been reported.
The Senate Education Committee approved a new bill Tuesday that would require free menstrual products to be placed in both girls and boys bathrooms in some public schools in the Garden State. Republican Senator Michael Doherty asked for the products to only be placed in girls’ bathrooms, and he was rejected; he calls this “the…
The man who has been imprisoned for the murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster has been ordered to be released by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The Court ruled 3-2 that Sundiata Acoli presents no threat to the public and should be released. He was denied parole on eight separate occasions.
Another Catholic high school will close in New Jersey at the conclusion of the current school year. NJ.com reports that Mater Dei High School in Monmouth County will close for good next month. A drop in enrollment and a lack of money are the reasons why the school is closing.
it is not your imagination, gasoline prices are going through the roof, again. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that Garden State drivers are paying 20 cents more per gallon for gas than they did one week ago. It now costs you over $20 more to pay to fill up than at this time last year.
You may want to put some reusable bags in your vehicle. Starting Wednesday, single use plastic bags are a thing of the past in the Garden State. Styrofoam containers are also gone too. The State took this action as a way to reduce solid waste and threats to the environment.