New Jersey

September 16, 2017

REPORT: OVER 15,000 DOGS AND CATS EUTHANIZED LAST YEAR IN NJ

15,340 dogs and cats were euthanized in New Jersey last year. NJ.com reports that the numbers are down slightly from the previous year. In Cape May County, 17 dogs and 50 cats were put to sleep, according to the report. The post REPORT: OVER 15,000 D...
September 14, 2017

NJ AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO HELP VICTIMS OF HURRICANE IRMA

The New Jersey Air National Guard is being deployed to the Virgin Islands to help with the recovery from Hurricane Irma. Citizen airmen from the 108th Wing are being deployed to assist. Earlier, more than 120 citizens who serve the local 253rd Transp...
September 14, 2017

NJ UNEMPLOYMENT RATE EDGES UP SLIGHTLY

New Jersey’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.5 percent in August, representing a three tenths of a percentage point increase in one month. New statistics show the state got rid of 700 private sector jobs but added 900 public positions.

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September 14, 2017

DRUNK MAN SAVED FROM THE SURF, TURNS ON RESCUERS

Asbury Park Police report that a 32 year-old intoxicated man who was rescued from the ocean on Wednesday night became aggressive and threatening toward the emergency personnel who saved him. Joshua H. O’Donnell of Metuchen was pulled from the water around 9:30pm and was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. O’Donnell was taken to [...]

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