One student and one adult are confirmed dead as a result of a horrific accident involving a school bus and a truck in northern New Jersey. Officials say fifth graders on the bus were sent to an area hospital for treatment. Governor Murphy arrived at the scene of the accident early Thursday afternoon.
Business owners in Ocean City will keep their clothes on and walk into the Atlantic Ocean next Friday to begin the tourism season. The city is looking for business owners to keep their business attire on and get wet to help open the first big holiday weekend of the year. The event will take place…
Middle Township is seeking low and moderate income participants in a new Community Development Block Grant program. The program is designed to help property owners make necessary repairs to their homes; recipients can receive zero percent interest loans for the work.
ABC News reports that the world champion Philadelphia Eagles have been invited by President Trump to visit the White House on June 5th. There’s no word if the team has accepted the invitation since the team will be in the middle of voluntary workouts and practice during that time.
Avalon officials say they have entered the final stage of a beach back passing project that results in sand being transported from one portion of the beach to the north end. Mayor Marty Pagliughi says the Borough will have completed six back passing projects when this work concludes, which saves the Borough plenty of tax…
The front end of a school bus was sheared off during a violent crash involving the bus and a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, New Jersey. Officials say early reports suggest several individuals were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The emergency response to the accident came from throughout Mercer County.
The Flood Watch for Cape May County remains, and the heaviest rain may still be to come. The National Weather Service is calling for periods of heavy rain Thursday night into Friday. Rain will remain in the region through Saturday morning with the best weather day on Sunday.
Atlantic City Electric announced that it will be inspecting 28,000 wood utility poles in its service area this year. The utility says the annual inspection of the wooden poles helps maintain reliability and averts problems before they occur. The company has 284,000 wood utility poles in its service area.
The Powerball lottery jackpot for Saturday night will be worth an estimated $306 million. There were no winners in Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, which makes it even larger for the next drawing. No one matched all five numbers to claim a $1 million prize in Wednesday night’s drawing.
A new poll gives Governor Phil Murphy a 46 percent approval rating, and a 29 percent disapproval rating. The new Rutgers Eagleton Poll released Thursday also shows that 40 percent of state residents have no opinion, or haven’t even heard anything about the new governor.