ACCIDENT LEADS TO DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE

An accident in Hamilton Township took place because of drunk driving, according to Hamilton Township police. Authorities say Juan Matta, age 46 of Mays Landing disregarded a red light and crashed into another vehicle. The three victims in the other vehicle were treated at area hospitals for minor to moderate injuries. Matta suffered minor lacerations to his…

WEDNESDAY MORNING CRASH CLOSES ROADWAY IN HAMILTON TOWNSHIP

A major accident closed Route 50 in Hamilton Township in both directions. A preliminary investigation revealed that the dump truck operated by Lionell Powell age 28 of Millville collided in the middle of the intersection with the dump truck operated by Shawn Virgillo age 35 of Bridgeton. Both drivers sustained moderate injury and were transported to an…

NJDEP ALLOWING FOR MORE CONSTRUCTION AT THE SHORE

State regulators will soon make it easier for development to occur at the Jersey Shore following Hurricane Sandy.  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Martin announced on Tuesday that coastal protection rules are being relaxed in order to speed up development along the shore.  Various regulations are being streamlined, and red tape will…

NJ TOWNS GETTING PLENTY OF SANDY AID

Some New Jersey communities who have suffered financial problems following Hurricane Sandy  will receive about $40 million in various relief funding.  The Star Ledger reports that the state has set aside the funding for the towns who have struggled since the storm hit, and most of those communities are in Ocean County.  Toms River will…