Democrat Phil Murphy becomes your governor on Tuesday. Murphy will be sworn in as the next governor of the Garden State, and then hold his inaugural ball on the field at MetLife Stadium in northern New Jersey.
Governor Christie has joined the chorus of New Jersey lawmakers who want President Trump to reconsider his position on offshore drilling. Christie, along with New Jersey Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, are all asking Trump not to permit offshore drilling for fuel as it risks both the environment, and tourism economy.
About 50,000 customers of two separate power companies in the State have been without power for hours on Friday due to various mechanical and technical issues that turned the lights out before sunup. Customers of PSE&G and JCP&L lost power in northern and central New Jersey; however, those outages did not extend to our region.
A popular South Jersey diner that was hit by an overnight fire Thursday morning is now a total loss. The Country Town Diner located on the White Horse Pike in Berlin was destroyed by the fire Thursday. There was massive fire and water damage inside the diner; the cause has not been determined.
One of Chris Christie’s last acts as governor is an attempt to lure Amazon to New Jersey. Christie signed a bill on Thursday that would provide Amazon with up to $5 billion in tax breaks if they open their next corporate headquarters in Newark. If Amazon does come, it would be the largest tax incentive…
The armed standoff in Gloucester County has ended. Police there say an overnight standoff with a man armed with a gun ended peacefully this morning. The standoff resulted in schools being closed in Gloucester Township, and residents told to stay inside their homes.
An overnight fire has caused significant damage to a popular South Jersey diner. The Country Town Diner on the White Horse Pike in Berlin suffered heavy fire and smoke damage this morning. The White Horse Pike in that area was closed down overnight, but reopened around 3:00am. No word yet on what caused the fire.
A man has fired shots at police officers and remains barricaded in a home in Gloucester County. The situation developed Thursday morning and all schools in Gloucester Township are closed, and residents who live near the shooting are being told to shelter in place. Police have established a staging area at Timber Creek High School.
Mass resignations are coming to New Jersey Transit thanks to the incoming administration of Governor-elect Phil Murphy. NJ.com reports that over 100 resignations from top officials are being asked for days after Murphy called New Jersey Transit “a national disgrace”.
Lawmakers from New Jersey and other states are now collectively asking the Department of the Interior not to permit offshore drilling for fuel near New Jersey. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez have been joined by other officials in a joint request not to follow through with the President’s plan to drill for oil near…