Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie says he’s not through with public service just yet. The 56 year old Christie told NJ Advanced Media that the idea his public service career is over is laughable to him. Christie released a new book this week that details his life in government.
Governor Phil Murphy shut down many offices in state government early Tuesday afternoon due to a snow storm that is expected to dump a half foot of snow on northern New Jersey. Many school districts in the northern part of the state either closed for the day, or had early dismissals.
Bill Baroni will be sentenced for his participation in “Bridgegate” next month. Some of the charges against Baroni were tossed by a judge, so his sentence is expected to be more lenient. Baroni was one of the fall guys for a political plan to create traffic congestion near the George Washington Bridge.
The Wildwood Fire Department has received a grant totaling over $14,000 to be used for self rescue bailout systems. Firemen received the bailout systems and the training for the systems during an event in Neptune, NJ.
Motor vehicles will be banned from the Atlantic City boardwalk. The Press of Atlantic City reports that city officials say repairs to the boardwalk are going to be very costly, and even though the walkway is safe for pedestrians, it no longer will be used for motor vehicles outside of emergency vehicles.
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Lower Township Police will hold its monthly Cop Stop this Saturday at Dunkin Donuts in North Cape May. Officer Mike Nuscis will be there for three hours starting at 10am to answer questions regarding public safety practices in the Township, and to get feedback from residents.
Thursday is the day when the increase in the minimum wage comes up for a full vote in the New Jersey Assembly. Lawmakers approved legislation Monday in Trenton that would hike the wage to $15 an hour within five years.
A New Jersey man has been accused of making child pornography with victims who appear to be less than one year of age. 34 year old Sebastien Attar had the pornography inside his home in Brick. Attar appears in the images, naked with the children.
Authorities in Cumberland County are searching for the person who shot a cat with an arrow at close range. The arrow was surgically removed from the cat, named Audrey, and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is trying to determine who is responsible. The cat will have stitches removed later in the week.