UEZ ZONES BEING DISCUSSED IN ASSEMBLY ON MONDAY

Assembly committees on Monday will consider legislation to reform and make stronger the state’s Urban Enterprise Zone program, and require online transparency from local authorities and commissions. The days agenda will include: – legislation to reform and improve the job-creating Urban Enterprise Zone program. – a measure to require more online transparency from local authorities…

REPORT: NEWARK AIRPORT SCREENERS DISCRIMINATED

A new report says that Mexicans were racially profiled at Newark Airport. The Star-Ledger cites an internal federal report saying that they were referred to as “Mexican Hunters,” by their co-workers. According to the report, the managers for the workers told them to look for Mexican or Dominican looking people, instead of the usual signs…

COAST GUARD RESCUES MAN NEAR BARNEGAT LIGHT

The Coast Guard medevaced a 32-­year-­old man from the 78-­foot fishing boat he was aboard 60 miles east of Barnegat Light on Saturday. Medevaced was Jeremy Rochelle, 32. The Coast Guard received a call at 2:23 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Tamara Alane, homeported in North Carolina, reporting Rochelle was possibly suffering from a…

TEENAGE GIRL DROWNS IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

On Friday June 11th at approximately 2:20 PM, the Middle Township Police Department Communication Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a possible drowning at the Hideaway Beach Campground in the Dias Creek section of the Township.  Rescue and police responded to the scene.  Upon arrival, CPR was being performed on a 17 year old female…