New Jersey Task Force One is being deployed to help with hurricane relief in Florida. Governor Christie on Friday ordered the task force to deploy to the Elgin Air Force Base in Florida to help residents get through Hurricane Irma.
Two people are dead as a result of a helicopter crash at a South Jersey airport on Friday. Authorities say the chopper crashed at the Flying W Airport in Medford, Burlington County. The occupants of the helicopter were two adult males; their identities have not yet been released.
Governor Christie has ordered that all American flags should fly at half staff on Monday to remember the victims of the September 11th, 2001 attack on America. Monday will mark the 16th anniversary of the attack; various memorial services will be held throughout the county.
President Trump and Governor Christie are slated to meet over a proposed Gateway project that will improve mass transit between New Jersey and New York City. The House has already nixed a proposed $900 million in spending for the project, but Trump considers it a priority.
Prosecutors allege that United States Senator Robert Menendez sold his office and could not afford a lifestyle that he wanted. They made those scathing remarks Wednesday during opening arguments in Menendez’ corruption trial, which resumes on Thursday.
Opening arguments have been delivered in connection with the federal corruption trial involving United States Senator Robert Menendez. His attorney argued in court that Menendez did take trips with a Florida doctor, but did not do so in order to exchange political influence.
A central New Jersey beach town has now prohibited so-called “beach spreading”. The Belmar council voted three to two Tuesday night to prohibit large, elaborate tents being set up on the beaches. A few Cape May County communities dealt with beach spreading this past summer season.
There’s a new online advertising campaign launched by republicans to oust democratic United States Senator Robert Menendez, if he’s convicted of federal bribery charges. The campaign suggests that republican Chris Christie should hold the Senate seat if Menendez is convicted; his trial begins on Wednesday.
35 year old Barnegat man lost his life during a single vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway Saturday night. State Police said Daniel Forrest lost control of his vehicle near milepost 69.9 and struck several trees. A passenger in the vehicle was seriously injured and sent to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.…
There will be no delay in the corruption trial involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, even for key voting sessions in Washington. A judge tossed out Menendez’s request to have the trial stalled so he could head to Washington for important votes. Menendez’ trial is expected to begin September 6th. ##