MIDDLE TOWNSHIP HOOPS STAR HEADS TO GEORGIA

One of the best basketball players in South Jersey will continue her career in Georgia.  Middle Township senior guard Lauryn Fields announced that she will play collegiate basketball at Savannah State University in Georgia.  Fields committed to attend the university on Thursday; Savannah State is a Division I program.  She led the Lady Panthers to…

CHRISTIE STABILIZES POLL NUMBERS

Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating remains just over the majority mark. The new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows that 51 percent of the state approves of the job done by the governor. Christie has a majority of support with Republicans and independents. The numbers are 14 percent down from Dec., but one percent better…

STATE CONSIDERS INCREASING TAX ON E-CIGARETTE

The taxes on e-cigarettes could be going up. The Christie administration is attempting to put the tax similar to that of regular cigarettes. The state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff said that they aren’t proven to be a “safe alternative to regular cigarettes.” New Jersey is ranked as the worst state in the country on anti-smoking programs, according…