New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says Governor Phil Murphy sounds like Donald Trump, and that’s not a compliment. Sweeney made those remarks to NJ Advance Media regarding Murphy’s comments that Sweeney was holding up the confirmation of two appointments of individuals who are “African Americans PhD’s”.
47 year old Richard Wahl has been announced as the winner of this spring’s gigantic $533 million Mega Millions jackpot. Wahl bought the ticket at a northern New Jersey gas station. Wahl was a resident of Michigan and relocated to New Jersey to accept a new job.
The George Redding Bridge in Wildwood was closed Friday afternoon. Wildwood Police announced that the bridge was temporarily closed due to construction and testing. Traffic is temporarily being diverted away from the area for the time being. 2:18pm update: The bridge was reopened after being closed for about 15 minutes.
North Wildwood Police have announced the return of the “Coffee with a Cop” program. The program will return to the Star Diner in the city one week from today. Residents will have the chance to speak with police about public safety issues in a relaxed environment.
New Jersey lawmakers have given final approvals to a bill that would ban offshore drilling for fuel in state waters. The Assembly approved the measure with a 72-1 vote on Thursday; it now heads to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy who will sign the measure.
The New Jersey resident who hit on the huge $533 Mega Millions lottery jackpot earlier this spring will be revealed today. State lottery officials say the winner comes forward today to claim his or her jackpot. The winning ticket was sold at a gas station in Riverdale.
Avalon will be bringing one of the most popular recreational activities outside this summer. Avalon announced it will be placing ten new outdoor pickle ball courts at the 8th Street recreation complex starting next month. During the afternoon hours, the courts will be free to the public to use.
A 32 year old Pleasantville man has been indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted two children last year. Sherron Scott was indicted on multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and other offenses. Scott was arrested after a several months long investigation.
22 year old Charles A. Bland of the Villas has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a 22 year old woman on East Virginia Avenue Wednesday morning. Authorities say Bland shot and killed 22 year old Destiny Rollar, the mother of two young children. Rollar suffered a gunshot wound to the head…
The New Jersey Senate has approved a bill sponsored by State Senator Jeff Van Drew aimed at boosting economic activity at local airports. The new measure would extend the Grow New Jersey Assistance program to our local airports. Businesses would be able to earn a $5,000 tax credit annually for each job retained by the…