CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL TO PROMOTE OPEN SPACE

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed bills into law on Monday that promotes some open space initiatives in the Garden State while sending some state funding to Cape May County.  Christie signed a package of bills designed to protect open space, improve recreation, and protect some wetlands along with Barnegat Bay.  The measure provides funding for…

EAGLES’ PATTERSON COLLAPSES DURING PRACTICE

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson collapsed today during a morning practice at Lehigh University.  Players saw Patterson fall to the ground and have a seizure during practice.  Patterson was taken via ambulance to a local hospital where he was reportedly being treated for dehydration.  Patterson is 28 years old and was drafted in 2005…

PARKWAY INFORMATION SESSIONS SET

The next two weeks will provide people with a chance to learn more about projects involving the Garden State Parkway. As Coastal Broadcasting previously reported, an information session is being held on Aug. 18 at the Cape May County Administration Building from 4 to 7 p.m. regarding the removal of lights on the Parkway. There…

LOBIONDO RIPS SENATE OVER FAA JOBS

Congressman Frank  LoBiondo  lambasted the Senate for failing to pass an extension of the FAA authorization to end the current partial shutdown that took effect at midnight on Friday, July 22nd. Specifically, LoBiondo singled out Republican Senators for blocking earlier efforts to pass an extension and Democratic Senator John Rockefeller (D-WV) for failing to compromise…

TRAILER TOPPLES, SLOWS PARKWAY TRAFFIC

The cause of a major backup on the Garden State Parkway Tuesday evening?  An overturned trailer.  The State Department of Transportation reported that a trailer overturned on the southbound lanes of the Parkway near the Cape May and Atlantic County border around 6:30pm Tuesday.  The incident result in traffic being backed up for miles until…