Governor-elect Phil Murphy has picked New Jersey Assemblywoman Elizabeth Muoio as the next State Treasurer. NJ Advance Media reports that Muoio will be introduced by Murphy today at a press conference at 12 Noon. She will need to get approval from the democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate.
About 1,000 students at Vineland High School stayed home on Tuesday, fearing a violent act. The Daily Journal reports that the fear of a violence act stemmed from a threatening graffiti message and subsequent activity on social media. About half of the students who attend the school stayed home as a precaution.
A 91 year old man who came up missing in Egg Harbor Township on Tuesday was found dead by police near his home. Police confirmed that they found the body of William Froehner who lived in Farmington. Froehner had battled dementia and had walked away from his home before.
With a stroke of the pen, President Trump on Tuesday provided large federal protections for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The new National Defense Authorization Act will protect the base from closing anytime in the near future. New refueling tankers are part of the legislation. Photo by Associated Press.
A union representing firefighters in Atlantic City says the Christie Administration hired a private investigator to track firefighters who were out on leave, at their homes. Philly.com reports that the allegation has been made before Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez, who may decide if large pay cuts for firefighters will go ahead as authorized on…
Middle Township Police are investigating the circumstances regarding the discovery of a deceased male at a makeshift campsite on Satt Boulevard on Sunday. Police say the body of 50 year old Richard Mutumba, a homeless man originally from Kenya, was found. The investigation into the death continues, and toxicology tests are pending.
The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a Code Blue advisory. The advisory goes into effect Tuesday night and will last through Thursday morning. Overnight low temperatures are expected to fall into the low 20s.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy is prepared to name Bergen County Prosecutor Girbir Grewal as the new Attorney General for the State of New Jersey. NJ.com reports that Murphy is planned to make the announcement. Grewal would replace current Attorney General Christopher Porrino.
The Cumberland County SPCA Animal Shelter will stay open. The organization is working with governments in Cumberland and Salem counties on a financial arrangement to avoid closing at the end of the year. The shelter announced it would close at the end of the month because it ran out of money.
A 55 year old woman was killed Monday afternoon during a traffic accident on Route 40 in Hamilton Township. Police say the woman was driving westbound on Route 40 when her vehicle crossed the center line of the road, hit another vehicle, then plowed into several trees. The woman was pronounced dead at a local…