New Jersey

June 20, 2017

CHRISTIE: DON’T WORRY, DEMOCRATS WON’T SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says democrats in Trenton will not shut down state government in an election year over school funding issues. Christie told reporters he doesn’t think democrats would be that “irresponsible” in a year where all 120 seats, and Christie’s own job, will be filled by voters. ##
June 20, 2017

STATE ARGUES AGAINST VERY STRICT FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

New Jersey regulators pled their case before federal officials regarding severe restrictions on the summer flounder catch in New Jersey. The State argued Tuesday that its restrictions will preserve more of the summer flounder stock than the onerous federal regulations. A NJDEP official called the meeting a “good discussion”. ##
June 19, 2017

SEWAGE SPILL CAUSES SWIMMING, FISHING BAN IN SOME SJ COMMUNITIES

A swimming and fishing ban has been enacted in several South Jersey communities away from the Jersey Shore following a sewage spill. Sewage spilled into the Big Timber Creek in Gloucester Township, and authorities are telling the public to stay away f...
June 19, 2017

10 YEAR OLD GIRL ACCIDENTALLY ELECTROCUTED IN Toms River

A 10 year old girl is dead after being electrocuted while swimming in a lagoon Saturday night in Toms River. Kayla Matos and two friends were using a raft and swimming in the lagoon behind a home. She was wearing a life jacket and in the presence of ...