OPERATION FIRESIDE READIES FOR CHRISTMAS

The Coast Guard and the American Red Cross will place approximately 240 Coast Guard recruits with 79 local-host families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Sunday at 11:45 a.m. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. The training center may have more than 600 recruits training to become…

GAS PRICES SET NEW WINTER RECORD

These certainly aren’t the records you look to break. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average gas prices for this winter have set a new record high. The price of gas in 2011 averaged $3.52 nationally for the entire year, ($3.43 for the year in New Jersey), the highest annual average ever. AAA says it expects prices…

NJ VOTERS: LIKE ROMNEY, SUPPORT OBAMA

A new survey shows New Jersey voters prefer Mitt Romney to be their republican candidate for president..but they still support President Barack Obama.  A new Rutgers Eagleton poll shows Romney leading former house speaker Newt Gingrich among likely republican voters in the Garden State.  But if the election were held today in New Jersey, President…