STATE SENATOR MAY MOVE TO STAY IN POLITICS

One New Jersey state senator wants to remain in office so badly, he may move.  Democratic State Senator John Girgenti says he considering moving from Hawthorne to Paterson in order to run for re-election.  Girgenti’s legislative district was expected to be moved on Sunday, which means he would likely lose his senate seat.  Another democratic…

STATE UNVEILS NEW FLYERS LICENSE PLATES

If you are a Flyers fan, you can now show your team pride on license plates.  The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission unveiled new Flyers-themed license plates over the weekend.  A portion of the proceeds from the Flyers license plates will go to various Flyers-supported charities.  The agency began selling sports-themed license plates in New…

MAN SENTENCED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

An Atlantic City man will spend 18 years in jail for armed robbery. Louis Urgent will have to serve 85 percent of that sentence before parole becomes an option. On July 13, 2010 at 6:20 p.m., Urgent held Thelbert Nicholson, 25, of Ventnor, at knifepoint in a foyer area of the 2501 Pacific Avenue building. Urgent demanded…

TWO INJURED IN NORTH JERSEY PLANE CRASH

Two people were injured during the crash of a single engine plane in North Jersey Saturday afternoon.  It happened in the community of Franklin where a plane crashed during an emergency landing on a local roadway.  Two people inside the plane suffered injuries, but they are expected to survive.  The Piper PA-38 Tomahawk hit several…

LOWER TOWNSHIP TO ADDRESS BUDGET MONDAY NIGHT

Lower Township’s mayor and council will be addressing its municipal budget during a meeting on Monday night.  Council may hold a public hearing and possible vote to approve the new spending plan during Monday evening’s meeting.  This year’s budget process drew some attention in the community when the township’s municipal utilities authority refused to give…