THREE STRUCK IN DUI ACCIDENT ON ROUTE 47

Three women were struck by a vehicle driven by an alleged drunk driver on Route 47 in Glassboro Sunday morning.  The Associated Press reports that a vehicle driven by 27 year old Kelli Hennessey of Franklin Township struck three women early Sunday morning in the community.  22 year old Jaclyn Halm of Denville was critically…

TWO MEN ARRESTED IN DAYTIME BURGLARIES

Two suspects have been arrested in daytime burglaries. Eddie Rosario, age 25 and Emmanuel Rosario, age 22 both of Wildwood, were arrested in the incidents that took place in Lower and Middle Township. A task force of detectives from the above agencies placed these two individuals under surveillance after information developed as a result of the…

MENENDEZ TALKS IN FAVOR OF PRESIDENT’S JOB BILL

US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor this week to call for support of legislation to help Americans get back to work and boost the nation’s competitiveness by investing in our country’s aging transportation infrastructure. The Rebuild America Jobs infrastructure bill  would provide $50 billion in immediate investments to improve roads, bridges,…

WHELAN SET TO INTRODUCE EMERGENCY INFORMATION BILL

Senator Jim Whelan announced plans to introduce legislation that would improve communication between utility providers, municipalities, the state and consumers during major catastrophic events including hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, heat waves and snow and ice storms that cause service interruptions. The “Emergency Information Access Act” is in response to customer outrage following extend utility service…

ACH MAY BE SAVED UNDER NEW AGREEMENT

A petition has been filed with the Division of Gaming Enforcement for approval of an agreement between ACH, formerly known as the Atlantic City Hilton, and its lenders which seeks to resolve matters related to its foreclosure and allow ACH to continue operation. Under the agreement, Colony Investors, a guarantor of the ACH loan, and…

NEW POLL: WHELAN LEADS, BARELY

Yet another pre-election poll shows 2nd District democratic State Senator Jim Whelan with a very small lead over his republican challenger, Assemblyman Vince Polistina.  A new poll released Thursday afternoon by the Hughes Center at Stockton College gives Whelan less than a three point lead over Polistina, making the race too close to call at…

MOST EXPENSIVE RACE? WHELAN VS. POLISTINA

The most expensive legislative race in New Jersey this month is not the battle in our First Legislative District featuring Jeff Van Drew and Dave DeWeese.  It’s one county north of here.  New election reports show the legislative race in the Second District featuring Senator Jim Whelan and challenger Vince Polistina is the most expensive…