Local News

April 27, 2017

TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER MAY COME TO PERMIT OFFSHORE DRILLING

Despite grave concerns from environmentalists and business leaders, President Trump may issue an executive order before the weekend that would permit the offshore drilling for fuel.  Many local groups and organizations have fought the plan, saying the risk to the environment and tourism is not worth it.  Senator Robert Menendez is opposed to the President’s [...]
April 27, 2017

NEW ARTIFICIAL REEFS COMING TO DELAWARE BAY VIA NJDEP

Some new artificial reefs are coming to the Delaware Bay courtesy of the New Jersey Environmental Protection.  DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says a new reef in the bay and another in Manasquan Inlet will expand fishing opportunities in the State of New Jersey.  Recreational fishing generates $1.5 billion in New Jersey each year. ##
April 27, 2017

REPORT: FORMULA ONE RACING MAY COME TO NORTH JERSEY

A proposal to bring Formula One racing to northern New Jersey has been dormant for years, but now it’s back on the table.  NJ.com reports that there are discussions among the new owners of the international racing circuit to bring Formula One racing to Weehawken during the evening hours. ##
April 27, 2017

AVALON COUNCIL DISCUSSES LIQUOR SERVICE HOURS

The Avalon Borough Council discussed adjusting the hours for which alcoholic beverages can be sold in the community.  Council is considering changing the proposed start of liquor sales on Sundays from 11:00am until either 10:00am, or 9:00am.  Council will consider the first reading of an ordinance addressing the issue next month. ##