POLL: CHRISTIE COMES IN 7TH AMONG GOP FIELD

New polling shows Gov. Chris Christie needs to make up some ground to become a presidential contender. CNN’s newest poll puts Christie in 7th nationally among prospective Republican candidates with only 4 percent of the vote. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush came in first during this latest polling. At Christie’s height, he was 2nd in…

POOREST CHILDREN IN NEW JERSEY LIVE IN CUMBERLAND AND ATLANTIC COUNTIES

The 2015 New Jersey Kids Count report released on Monday, showed that Cumberland and Atlantic Counties ranked 21st and 20th among the state’s 21 counties for child well-being. The report said that the number of children living in poverty in Atlantic County increased by 60 percent between 2009 and 2013. Atlantic County had the lowest average median…

VEHICLE RAN OFF ROADWAY AND HIT TREES IN HAMILTON TOWNSHIP

A motor vehicle accident took place early Saturday morning involving a vehicle hitting trees. Responding officers found the vehicle ran off the roadway, struck several trees, and trapped the driver inside. Crews from the Laureldale and Cologne volunteer fire departments responded, as well as the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad and AtlantiCare Paramedics. The incident…