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November 1, 2017

LATEST POLL: MURPHY’S LEAD OVER GUADAGNO SHRINKS

The latest pre-election poll has the New Jersey gubernatorial race tightening up to a small degree.  Democrat Phil Murphy now leads republican Kim Guadagno in the latest Monmouth University poll by 14 percentage points; other recent polls put Murphy&#8...
November 1, 2017

SPORTS: OAKCREST BEATS MIDDLE TWP. IN BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFF

A tough loss for the Middle Township boys’ soccer team in a playoff game Tuesday.  Middle Township fell to Oakcrest, 3-2 in the game and has been eliminated from the Group II tournament.  The game winning goal came less than a minute into the ove...
November 1, 2017

CHRISTIE: TEACHERS ARE TO BLAME FOR ESCALATING HEALTH CARE COSTS

Governor Christie blames teachers and their union for escalating heath care costs in the Garden State.  Christie blistered the New Jersey Education Association after the union refused to changes in the health insurance coverage that have been agreed to by other public employees unions.  Health insurance costs could skyrocket by 13 percent next year as [...]

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November 1, 2017

NOW YOU HAVE TO BE 21 TO LEGALLY SMOKE IN New Jersey

The legal age to purchase and use cigarettes in the Garden State has increased back to 21 years of age.  A new state law takes effect today that increases the smoking age to 21; it used to be 19.  The restriction applies to all tobacco products and ele...