NOAA DECLARES DOLPHIN DEATHS “UNUSUAL”

The investigation continues into the deaths of more than 125 dolphins along the east coast since early July. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has declared the deaths as an “unusual mortality event”. The federal declaration opens up funding to help local stranding centers continue their work. More than 100 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded…

BOOKER CRITICIZED AT SENATE DEBATE

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who leads in the polls to become the Democratic Senate candidate in next week’s election, was the target of criticism by his three opponents in Thursday night’s debate. Congressman Frank Pallone said Booker spends too much time outside Newark giving speeches and is closely tied to Wall Street donors. State Assemble…

VICK TO START FIRST PRESEASON GAME

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has named Michael Vick to start at quarterback in Friday night’s first preseason game against the New England Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field. Nick Foles will play in alternating series throughout the first quarter. Next week Foles will get the start against the Carolina Panthers, with Vick alternating with…

STONE HARBOR HIRES NEW OFFICER

The Stone Harbor Police Department welcomes Officer Richard J. Boyle III to the department as a full-time police officer. Officer Boyle’s hiring was unanimously approved by the Stone Harbor Borough Council during a meeting held on Tuesday. Boyle was hired by the Stone Harbor Police Department in December, 2010 as a Special Law Enforcement Officer…