MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS ENDING THIS WEEK

Beginning next week, vehicles will no longer need mechanical inspections. New Jersey is ending the practice, by saying it costs too much money to keep the operation going. Emissions testing will be the only kind of testing down. New vehicles won’t need an emissions test for five years. All subsequent testing will be done every…

AC ELECTRIC COMPLETES POWER RESTORATION

Atlantic City Electric worked around the clock for four days restoring power to 70,000 customers. Following the heavy rains and high winds that hit the area on Sunday, the company, utilizing internal and contractor crews, initiated an around-the-clock restoration effort throughout its region which delivers electricity to more than 547,000 customers. Cumberland County was the…

REPORT: OSWALT AGREES TO GO TO PHILLIES

The Philadelphia Phillies are making a big trade with the Houston Astros.  Veteran starting pitcher Roy Oswalt has reportedly agreed to be traded to the Philadelphia Phillies.  Jayson Stark of ESPN reports that Oswalt has agreed to the trade, and he will be shipped to Philadelphia for pitcher J.A. Happ and prospects.  Oswalt is 32…