There was one winning ticket sold for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot, and that person bought the ticket in Florida. The total jackpot is $450 million, with a cash out number of $281 million. The numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, and 70, with the Mega Ball of 10.
More Sears and KMart department stores are closing nationwide, and one of them is in New Jersey. A Sears located in Toms River on Hooper Avenue will be among the cuts, and liquidation sales will start shortly. Sears now has fewer than 1,300 stores nationwide.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy and other federal and state lawmakers held a press conference Friday to denounce the Trump Administration’s plan to conduct offshore drilling off the coast of New Jersey. Senator Robert Menendez says he’s “hot as hell” over the plan. Lawmakers believe the plan creates an unnecessary environmental risk, and an accident could devastate…
New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen. Former Governor Brendan Byrne died on Thursday at the age of 93. Byrne served two terms as governor, and also served in World War II and an inductee into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Governor Christie called Byrne a “mentor and friend”.
Offshore drilling for oil is a real possibility off the New Jersey shore. President Trump has proposed opening up the Jersey Shore and other areas to drilling for oil during a five year plan that would begin in 2019. Nine areas off the Atlantic Coast could be prime locations for drilling. Local tourism experts cringe…
When the roads are clear of snow, you may want to grab a Powerball ticket. There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing, which pushes the estimated jackpot to $550 million. Two tickets sold in New Jersey for last night’s drawing are worth $50,000 apiece.
Governor Christie ordered all state offices to open two hours late during an announcement Wednesday night. Christie says the delayed opening was to allow for road crews to plow streets during the morning rush hour. No word if that late opening will be extended in our region, which is feeling the worst effects of today’s…
Governor-elect Phil Murphy continues to make key appointments to his cabinet, which will assume duties later in the month. Murphy announced Wednesday that Carole Johnson will head up the New Jersey Department of Human Services, and Christine Beyer will be in charge of the Department of Children and Families.
Once again, there were no winners in a huge lottery jackpot last night. The Mega Millions drawing went off with no one matching all six numbers. That means the next drawing on Friday night will be worth $418 million. The Powerball drawing is Wednesday night with a top prize of $440 million.
A New Jersey soldier has been killed while fighting in Afghanistan. The solider has been identified as Mihail Golin of Fort Lee, according to Senator Cory Booker. Four other soldiers were wounded in the fighting.