Florida gets a federal exemption from offshore drilling, but New Jersey does not, and that has angered state officials. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that a lawsuit will be coming to the federal government unless plans to drill for oil off the Garden State’s coastline are not dropped.
A woman who worked as a detective in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has been handed an 18 month prison term for her role in a mortgage fraud scam. 38 year old Betsy Borges was handed the term by Judge Jerome Simandle regarding a property she used to own in Mays Landing.
Governor Phil Murphy wants to make a community college education free for some New Jersey residents. Murphy spoke in North Jersey on Thursday and outlined a plan that would pump $50 million into the budget to make college free for some New Jersey families. $45 million would be allocated towards a grant program.
The building that was the home of the East Lynne Theater Company went up in flames and smoke earlier this week. Fire officials say the building appears to be a total loss following the fire, which started Wednesday afternoon. There were no injuries; so far, the cause of the fire has not been determined.
It looks like Stockton University is ready to sell its Seaview Hotel and Golf Club. The Press of Atlantic City reports that a matter will be before the Board of Trustees on Monday, and a sale could be imminent. The Board approved a motion to negotiate for the sale of the property in closed session…
The home office of the East Lynne Theater Company on Fourth Avenue in West Cape May was destroyed by fire on Wednesday. Officials said several fire stations responded. There was nobody home at the time of the fire and the cause is under investigation. The non-profit theater company is now in need of office space…
The Millville City Commission met this week and approved a resolution that asks the courts to order a demolition of a dangerous building that sits adjacent to the popular Jim’s Lunch restaurant. The city may knock down the building itself, and then hand the bill over to the owner of the property. The 100 block…
The Tacony Palmyra Bridge was closed to traffic for nearly four hours Wednesday night after being struck by a boat. The vessel ran into a fender on the bridge late Wednesday night; the bridge re-opened to traffic around 3:30am.
Governor Phil Murphy says he wants to have only clean energy in New Jersey by the year 2050. Murphy announced Wednesday that an offshore wind company is going to set up shop in Atlantic City. Murphy says wind energy will help combat climate change.
The New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced that the Virtua Medical Group has agreed to pay $418,000 to tighten up security practices after patients’ medical records were accidentally leaked online. Virtua is affiliated with 50 South Jersey medical practices and facilities.