CHRISTIE CHANGES MIND ON KEY GUN CONTROL BILL

Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed two bills and completely vetoed a third bill, dealing with gun control. These three measures were the most controversial of a package passed by the legislature. The legislation that was completely vetoed, the banning of ownership of the Barrett .50 caliber rifle; Christie had previously proposed banning himself. Democrats, including…

MANUEL OUT AS PHILLIES MANAGER

The Philadelphia Phillies announced that Charlie Manuel is no longer the manager of their team. The team has announced Ryne Sandberg as the interim manager. Manuel had led the team since 2005 and won a World Series in 2008. The change is effective immediately. He finishes with a record of 780-636 in Philadelphia.

CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT IN BRIGANTINE

A national bus tour on climate change will stop in Brigantine this afternoon. The awareness event will include state Sen. Jim Whelan, along with Brigantine Council members, professors of biology from Stockton College, and the state director of the President’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force. The bus tour, called “I Will Act On Climate”,  continues…

JOURNALIST LOU RODIA, 88

If you’ve read an article about fishing in South Jersey during the past 60 years, it was probably written by Lou Rodia. The longtime Cape May Court House resident and fishing and outdoor writer passed away Wednesday at the age of 88. Rodia was a World War II veteran who started his writing career at…