New Jersey

August 8, 2017

POWERBALL JACKPOT SWELLS TO OVER $300 MILLION FOR WEDNESDAY DRAWING

The Powerball jackpot will be worth over $300 million when the drawing is held on Wednesday night. The cash option for the big jackpot will be in excess of $193 million; there have been no Powerball winners in about two months. ##
August 7, 2017

CHRISTIE SIGNS LAW MAKING NEW JERSEY “GARDEN STATE”

The Garden State is now officially the Garden State. Governor Christie signed a new bill into law Monday that officially designates New Jersey as the “Garden State” with the official slogan now on the books. A girl scout troop noticed that New Jersey hadn’t put the slogan officially on the books even though it’s been [...]
August 6, 2017

COAST GUARD ENDS SEARCH FOR MISSING KITE SURFER

A 44 year old North Jersey man is missing and presumed drowned after the Coast Guard called off the search for him on Saturday. Sinisa Bjelajac of Hoboken went kite surfing in Sandy Hook and was last seen unconscious in the water on Friday evening. M...
August 6, 2017

GAS PRICES SOAR BY SEVEN CENTS IN ONE WEEK

Gas prices in the Garden State have soared by seven cents in one week. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that the average price of a gallon of gas statewide is $2.43; motorists were paying $1.92 per gallon one year ago. ##