Engine failure has been determined to have been the cause of the helicopter crash in Medford that killed country singer Troy Gentry. The National Transportation Safety Board ruled that the engine would not respond to throttle commands made by the pilot, James Robinson, who also died in the accident.
Governor Christie has ordered all flags fly at half staff on Saturday for a Cherry Hill sailor who lost his life last month when a Navy ship collided with another vessel. Kenneth Smith and nine others were killed in the accident off Singapore.
The winning streak for the Ocean City boys’ cross country team has reached 83, and counting. Tom Williams reports exclusively on www.CoastSportsToday.com that Ocean City won three more meets at the New Jersey Motorports Park in Millville Tuesday, pushing the team’s winning streak to 83 in a row.
The annual New Jersey Run for the Fallen event will pass through Cape May County communities on Thursday morning. The annual event remembers those in law enforcement who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It begins Thursday at 8am at the Cape May Lighthouse and proceeds north through the Wildwoods, Avalon and Stone Harbor, Sea Isle…
Larry White is the new Executive Director of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. The Association members unanimously selected White to serve as its eighth ever director; he has served as the assistant director for over a decade.
August was a very good month for Atlantic City casinos. New win figures show the casinos raked in 5.6 more revenue then they did one year ago. Casino gaming is up nearly nine percent over last year; online gaming numbers are helping to boost the numbers.
Republican Kim Guadagno has a ton of ground to make up in the New Jersey gubernatorial race. A new poll released by Quinnipiac gives democrat Phil Murphy a 25 point lead over Guadagno less than two months before the election. About 40 percent of the voters admit they don’t know much about either candidate.
Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall may be renamed in order to honor the late State Senator James Whelan. Legislation has been introduced in Trenton that would rename the building the Senator Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Whelan was set to retire this year; he died on August 22nd.
Senator Robert Menendez received an $8,000 private flight from a Florida doctor because the doctor’s jet was unavailable. That testimony was offered in court Wednesday during Menendez’ corruption trial. Authorities are trying to show that Menendez accepted expensive gifts for political influence.
Margate and federal officials have come to an agreement that will eliminate the water and other nuisances caused by a controversial dune project. The municipal, state, and federal governments have filed an agreement in court that will result in a new underground pipe system that will eliminate water between the dunes and a wooden bulkhead.