New Jersey

May 23, 2017

NJDEP COMMISSIONER TO DISCUSS BEACH PROJECTS

New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin will discuss the various beach projects and water quality along the Jersey Shore on Wednesday.  Martin will attend a press conference in advance of Memorial Day weekend to discuss many of the active projects in the State, and to reaffirm the State’s high water quality levels. ##
May 22, 2017

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN POWERBOAT RACE ACCIDENT

No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a fatal boat race accident near Point Pleasant Sunday afternoon.  Police say they want to speak with a survivor of the accident that killed veteran power boat racer David Raabe of Forked River. ##
May 21, 2017

SPEED BOAT ACCIDENT IN POINT PLEASANT KILLS ONE, INJURES ANOTHER

A horrific boat accident during a speed boat competition in Point Pleasant Sunday afternoon.  One man was killed, another injured when a speed boat went airborne and landed on top of another boat during a race.  The accident occurred in the ocean in Bay Head. ##
May 21, 2017

FOREST FIRE IN PINELANDS HAS BEEN CONTAINED

A weekend forest fire in the Pinelands has been contained.  The New Jersey Forest Fire Service says about 300 acres of woods in Wharton State Forest was reported on Saturday morning and it took about a day to contain the fire.  No word yet on what sparked the fire. ##