New Jersey

January 4, 2018

PRESIDENT TRUMP MAY DRILL FOR OIL OFF THE JERSEY SHORE

Offshore drilling for oil is a real possibility off the New Jersey shore.  President Trump has proposed opening up the Jersey Shore and other areas to drilling for oil during a five year plan that would begin in 2019.  Nine areas off the Atlantic Coast could be prime locations for drilling.  Local tourism experts cringe [...]

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January 4, 2018

NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT SWELLS TO $550 MILLION

When the roads are clear of snow, you may want to grab a Powerball ticket.  There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing, which pushes the estimated jackpot to $550 million.  Two tickets sold in New Jersey for last night’s drawing are...
January 4, 2018

STATES OFFICES OPERATING UNDER TWO HOUR DELAYED OPENING

Governor Christie ordered all state offices to open two hours late during an announcement Wednesday night.  Christie says the delayed opening was to allow for road crews to plow streets during the morning rush hour.  No word if that late opening will be extended in our region, which is feeling the worst effects of today’s [...]

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January 3, 2018

MURPHY FILLS OUT MORE KEY POSITIONS IN HIS CABINET

Governor-elect Phil Murphy continues to make key appointments to his cabinet, which will assume duties later in the month.  Murphy announced Wednesday that Carole Johnson will head up the New Jersey Department of Human Services, and Christine Beyer wil...