Amazon will get a tax break of $100,000 per employee if it constructs its second headquarters in Newark. Lawmakers approved the bill on Monday. The idea was drafted by Governor Christie who wants Amazon to come to the Garden State and create thousands of new jobs.
Tuesday is swearing in day in Trenton for state lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate. In Atlantic County, republican Chris Brown will be sworn in to be the new State Senator for the County, replacing the late Jim Whelan who passed away in 2017. John Armato will also be sworn in to be an Assemblyman…
A new measure approved by lawmakers in Trenton would authorize a property tax exemption for totally disabled veterans in New Jersey. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Christie for his consideration. To qualify, a veteran would have to be 100 percent disabled as a result of their service.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie closed all state offices at 3pm Monday for non-essential personnel. Christie was citing snowy and icy roads that may be further compromised by a wintry mix that will impact the Garden State. Most, if not all of the precipitation for Cape May County is expected to be rain.
Memorial services were held at the Papermill Playhouse in Millburn Monday for former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne. Byrne passed away last week at the age of 93. Bryne was credited with bringing casino gaming to Atlantic City.
The winning Powerball ticket worth $570 million was sold in New Hampshire, but there’s still hope: Two $1 million tickets were sold in the Garden State. The tickets matched all five winning numbers, but not the Powerball. The winning numbers were 12, 29, 30, 33, and 61 with the Powerball at 26.
This weekend was a record-setter in New Jersey with the mercury going down as far as -16 in Walpack, Sussex County. Negative readings were all around the region overnight Saturday night into Sunday morning. locally, the temperature tumbled to -6 in both Millville and Vineland, while Cape May County’s record low was set in Woodbine,…
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…