Sea Isle City native Nolan Stevens is now under contract with the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Stevens completed his senior season at Northeastern University and was a fifth round pick of the Blues in 2016. Stevens is the son of former Flyers head coach John Stevens.
A bill that would require and promote equal pay for women in the Garden State has cleared the Senate and Assembly, and now heads to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy. The measure strengthens protections against employment discrimination and promotes equal pay for equal women. Murphy will sign the bill.
A circus that is scheduled to appear at the Wildwoods Convention Center will reportedly be the subject of a protest on Tuesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that an organized protest is coming against the Garden Brothers Circus. Various speeches and leaflets are expected to be part of the protest.
A 42 year old Ocean City man is the latest individual to plead guilty in connection with a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has infiltrated in the public sector. Richard McCallister was in court Monday and pleaded guilty for his role in the scheme. McCallister teaches in the Pleasantville school district. He now must…
A 17 year old high school student from Salem County was killed in a motor vehicle crash over the weekend. State Police say high school student Timothy Crim of Upper Pittsgrove Township was killed during the accident. Crim was a junior firefighter and beloved in his community.
A slew of new gun laws were approved Monday by the New Jersey Assembly. Lawmakers approved a package of six new gun bills despite vehement protests in Trenton by gun supporters. A prohibition on armor-piercing bullets is part of the legislative package; Governor Phil Murphy has vowed to sign it.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says Urban Enterprise Zones in the Garden State will likely remain. NJ.com reports that Murphy announced he is a big fan of the zones, which charge reduced sales taxes in certain areas including the Wildwoods, Millville and Vineland, and Pleasantville.
New Jersey Transit announced that rail serve between Atlantic City and Lindenwold has been suspended until June. The transit agency announced that track work and other repairs are needed, so the service will be shut down from April 9th through June 22nd. Busses will be added to replace the train service.
A rookie police officer from Jersey City has died of a gunshot wound, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear. Police confirmed that the officer was killed Sunday night inside a home on Woodlawn Avenue. The officer graduated from the police academy about a year ago; he was 33 years old.
Lawmakers will be meeting in Trenton Monday to make the State’s tough gun laws even tougher. The New Jersey Assembly will consider six different bills that include new laws to make it more difficult to obtain a permit to buy a gun, and two other bills designed to keep guns out of the hands of…