CHRISTIE AT THE BEACH WHEN EARTHQUAKE HIT

Where was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie when Tuesday’s earthquake shook the Garden State?  He was at Island Beach State Park on vacation with his family.  The governor’s office says that Christie responded right away when the earthquake shook New Jersey and received immediate briefings from his staff.  The state’s Office of Emergency Management largely…

STATE WILL RECEIVE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANTS

$158 million..that’s how much money New Jersey is getting from the federal government in Homeland Security grants.  Senator Frank Lautnberg announced that the grant money will help protect lives and infrastructure in North Jersey.  Among the beneficiaries of the funding:  New Jersey Transit, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the Delaware…

THOMAS REPLACES MAGAZZU IN CUMBERLAND

The Cumberland County Freeholder Board has a replacement for Lou Magazzu.  77 year old Charles Thomas is the newest member of that county’s board of freeholders.  Thomas was sworn in to the post by Senator Jeff Van Drew Tuesday night.  Magazzu resigned from the freeholder board after a political blogger posted sexually suggestive photos that…