Local News

August 16, 2017

CHRISTIE: NO NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION OFF NJ COAST

Governor Christie has reaffirmed his opposition to any exploration of offshore drilling for fuel off the coast of the Garden State.  Christie says there are too many potential negative impacts for the New Jersey shoreline to support this proposal.  Christie says he’s opposed this measure for the past seven years. ##
August 16, 2017

NO APPEAL, BEACH WORK TO CONTINUE IN MARGATE

Margate has run out of legal options regarding a beach project that has created huge ponds on the beach.  An appeals court failed to stop the project during another court action on Wednesday, meaning the project will likely continue until it’s completed.  Residents and officials are incensed over some large ponds of water that have [...]
August 16, 2017

REPORT: LOCAL BRIDGE WAS OPENING WHILE DRIVER WAS ON IT

A South Jersey family was shaken up when they were driving over the movable span on the Middle Thorofare Bridge while the span was actually opening.  The Cape May County Herald reports that the family suffered minor injuries during the incident which occurred earlier this month; the span was four to six feet in the [...]
August 16, 2017

REPORT: STRAUB UNDER INVESTIGATION IN FLORIDA

The owner of the former Revel Casino in Atlantic City is under investigation for allegedly placing fraudulent liens against a property in Florida.  Glen Straub told the Press of Atlantic City that he’s innocent, and says the woman who owns the property where improvements were made was never his girlfriend. ##