PRESCRIPTION DRUG CARD IN DEMAND

Freeholder Gerald Thornton announced today that since the county introduced the new discount prescription drug card at the Freeholder Meeting on July 13, 2010; nearly 10,000 cards have been distributed. Freeholder Thornton said, “I am thrilled that county residents are taking advantage of this discount program. Because of the interest from county residents, an additional…

AVALON POLICE CHARGE TWO WITH BIKE THEFTS

The Avalon Police Department has charged two Pennsylvania men with theft and other offenses following an incident that took place Sunday morning, July 25th, 2010. At approximately 4:00am on Sunday, July 25th, Avalon Special Police Officers Steven Bowers and Robert Morgano spotted two adult males riding bicycles at 33rd Street and First Avenue.  One of…

ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC CONTINUES POWER RESTORATION

The severe storm which swept through the region Sunday afternoon caused widespread damage and more than 68,000 customer outages throughout Atlantic City Electric’s eight-county service territory. “Our first priority is public health and safety. Our crews will continue to work around the clock until all customers are restored,” said Robert Revelle, Atlantic City Electric Region…

CHRISTIE VETOES THREE BILLS ON FRIDAY

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed three bills on Friday saying the state didn’t have the funds to support the bills. Senate Bills 2134 and 2139 and Assembly Bill 1678 have all been vetoed by Christie. Bill A-1678 would have created a  New Jersey Homebuyer Tax Credit program, which would have worked similarly to the federal program, but with…

CHRISTIE APPEARS ON "THIS WEEK" ON ABC

Gov. Chris Christie got his first Sunday political talk show interview on Sunday when he appeared on ABC’s “This Week.” Christie was called a “rising political star” in the promotion of the interview. He talked about what his win does for other Republicans in typical Democrat states, saying they now have road map for victory.…

CHRISTIE APPEARS ON “THIS WEEK” ON ABC

Gov. Chris Christie got his first Sunday political talk show interview on Sunday when he appeared on ABC’s “This Week.” Christie was called a “rising political star” in the promotion of the interview. He talked about what his win does for other Republicans in typical Democrat states, saying they now have road map for victory.…

OVER 10,000 WITHOUT POWER IN SOUTH JERSEY

The severe thunderstorms from Sunday have continued to leave many in the dark. Atlantic City Electric is reporting as of 4:45 a.m. that over 10,000 customers are without power in the tri-county area. Cumberland County has the largest outages reported, with over 8,000 customers alone reporting power issues. Around 1,200 customers remain without power as…