FLYERS SEND GAGNE TO TAMPA BAY

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded their longest tenured player. The team has announced that Simon Gagne has been traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning.  In return, the Flyers are going to received Matt Walker and a 4th Round draft pick. Gagne has been with the Flyers since 1999. He had 40 points last season in 58…

COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE IN MONMOUTH COUNTY

The Coast Guard along with local agencies rescued 36 children, ranging in ages from 7 to 16,  from the water after approximately 25 to 30 small sailing boats capsized in the back bay of Shark River, N.J., during a two-week sailing camp Monday. The Coast Guard received a call at 10:36 a.m. from the Monmouth County Dispatch reporting all sailing vessels capsized due…

POLL: NEW JERSEY NOT HAPPY WITH WASHINGTON

New Jersey’s opinions of the president, its senators and congressmen are basically positive, although Barack Obama’s ratings have dipped.  The latest Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media Poll also finds that the Garden State has grown increasingly dissatisfied with the national government, but doubt a change in congressional leadership would make any difference. Only 24%…