MAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER JELLYFISH STING

A man swimming in the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth Beach was hospitalized after he was stung by a clinging jellyfish. The species is native to the Pacific Ocean and was apparently transported to New Jersey by clinging to ships sailing from that area. Clinging jellyfish stings can cause serious medical problems, including kidney failure.

JUDGE RULES BRIDGEGATE TRIAL WILL PROCEED

Two defendants with close political ties to Gov. Christie in the Bridgegate scandal will go on trial this fall. On Tuesday U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton denied the motions to dismiss the cases against ex-Christie Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, ex-deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York…