Rutgers University football coach Greg Schiano is now the highest paid state employee in New Jersey’s history. Schiano has a $32 million contract spread out over eight years. He will also get paid $5,000 annually for clothing, receive a $15,000 annual car stipend, and for good measure…gets a golf membership at a country club.
Democrats spent three times more money in the November elections than did republicans, but they still lost ground in Trenton. $25 million was spent on legislative elections this year, the lowest figure in a decade. The GOP wound up gaining seats in Trenton for the first time in ten years, including three seats in our…
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced new federal legislation designed to lower out of pocket health care costs. Van Drew’s measure attempts to turn back a Trump administration proposal that makes fewer people eligible for various tax credits. Van Drew says his legislation is simple, and makes sense.
The Burlington Bristol Bridge is closed until further notice. The bridge closed early this morning after a vehicle struck a guardrail and severely damaged it. Repairs will have to be made to the bridge before it is allowed to re-open.
A 34 year old man who killed his pregnant girlfriend in her Vineland home will serve at least 17 years behind bars. Daniel J. Brennan received the prison sentence for killing 24 year old Courtney Allen. Brennan also copped a plea in another case where he murdered another woman.
A 55 year old Cumberland County man was shot to death last week, and police continue to search for a suspect. Authorities say Frank Najee-Ullah was shot to death early Thursday morning in Fairfield Township. Anyone with information regarding the slaying is asked to contact State Police.
New Jersey State Police reported 275 accidents and about 200 motorists’ aid requests…all before lunchtime Monday. A winter storm that is bringing snowfall to more than half of the state has been responsible for the spin outs and wrecks. It’s expected to get worse in the evening hours.
Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood will be closed for three overnights next week due to construction. Cape May County Engineer Bob Church announced that Rio Grande Avenue will be closed for three evenings, starting December 9th, fro 8pm until 6am. The contractor for the road project needs to install drainage pipes and concrete at the…
New Jersey state government offices will be closing at 12 Noon today. Governor Murphy declared that the offices will close at Noon so employees can get home before the second round of the winter storm hits. Essential employees will remain on the job until the close of business today.
Up to a foot of snow will fall in northern New Jersey today. Accu Weather reports that far northern New Jersey, including Sussex County, will get up to a foot of snow, while here at the shore, we are expected to see snow later in the day. No major accumulation is expected in our region.