New Jersey Senator Cory Booker wants to give everyone a federal job. Booker told the editorial board of the Star Ledger that the government should provide a federal job, with benefits, for anyone who needs it in 15 depressed areas. He says the problem is even with the high employment rate, some homeless people work,…
A portion of Third Avenue in Stone Harbor will be closed on Thursday. Borough officials announced that construction will force the closure of the roadway from 96th to 98th streets for two hours; alternate routes are suggested.
New Jersey Lottery officials are warning the public about a social media scam that suggests the recipient will receive a $100,000 lottery jackpot. Individuals are being asked not to respond to the social media solicitation. Officials say never provide any credit card information to the person asking for it.
It was a no-hitter for Ocean City junior pitcher Brandon Lashley during a 1-0 victory over Middle Township Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the Red Raiders’ ninth consecutive win and improved Lashley’s season record to 4-0. For more, see Tom Williams’ story on CoastSportsToday.com.
The head football coach at Camden Catholic High School contends he was fired from his job because he played too many black players on his team. Nick Strom made that startling accusation to the Courier Post after he was canned despite posting a 34-6 record. Students staged a walkout to support their coach.
New Jersey State Police are seeking the public’s help with catching a man who fired a shot near a juvenile in the Parvin State Park in Salem County on Sunday. Police say a boy told them the man threatened to fire a gun, and did, while the boy was riding his bike. There were no…
Congressional candidate Jeff Van Drew is in the crosshairs of a gun activist who’s school was the victim of a crazed gunman earlier this spring. David Hogg has called out Van Drew for earning an A rating from the NRA despite being a democrat. Van Drew told NJ.com that he is “uniquely the right we…
A new contract has been ratified by the State’s largest employees’ union. The Communications Workers of America have approved a new deal that will give them annual two percent pay increases and retroactive pay. They have been working without a deal for nearly three years.
One thing you will no longer find in Long Beach Township..plastic shopping bags. Long Beach Township has banned the use of plastic bags effective this month following a six month grace period. Reusable canvas bags were handed out to residents to help with the transition.
Five pounds of weed were found in a South Jersey greenhouse, and a New Jersey couple has been slapped with multiple drug offenses. Authorities charged Jason A. Bacon of Brick and 31 year old Kim Christopher of Toms River after the pot was found in a greenhouse in Clayton. Authorities also recovered a handgun.