SENATE PRESIDENTS PUTS OUT RELEASE FOR NEW WEBSITE

Senate President Steve Sweeney today unveiled a new website – www.njbenefitreform.com – to cut through the politically charged rhetoric and confusion to provide fact-based information on potential reforms to public employee pension and health benefits. “Public employees are being bombarded with conflicting and oftentimes flat-out wrong information about the pension and health benefit reform proposals…

GAS RISES 11 CENTS IN PAST WEEK

New gas prices figures show that it once again cost significantly more to fill up at the pump this week compared to last. The new price survey by AAA Mid-Atlantic puts the price at $3.38, which is an 11 cent increase week-to-week in Cape May County. AAA says they believe prices will peak out at…

DEATH TOLL BELIEVED OVER 1,000 IN JAPAN

Authorities continue to try and sort through the devastation in Japan from a Tsunami and earthquake. New numbers say over 1,000 are believed to have died. The damage is too big to begin to estimate. Water rolled through the countryside, taking cars, homes, and personal possessions with them. The earthquake was measured at a magnitude…

ROUTE 47 REPORTED CLOSED IN DENNIS TOWNSHIP

An accident has been reported in Dennis Township. All lanes are reportedly closed at the accident site this morning, which is north of Petersberg Rd. State Department of Transportation officials say all lanes are closed due to a downed power line and pole. The accident involved a tractor trailer according to witness reports this morning.…

TSUNAMI WARNINGS IN HAWAII, WESTERN U.S.

Many are watching the potential for a Tsunami to hit Hawaii, and potentially the western continental United States. Warnings have been posted in Hawaii and in western states, with mandatory evacuations taking place in Hawaii. Dozens have been confirmed dead in Japan were a deadly earthquake and Tsunami hit early this morning. Hourly ABC news…