New Jersey

June 8, 2017

STATE CRACKING DOWN ON OFFICIAL STATE BIRD: MOSQUITOES

The State wants to do all it can to combat the mosquito problem that will be coming this summer.  State health officials say this could be a very bad for mosquitoes due to the wet, cool spring that we enjoyed this year.  It will be stepping up its education and testing efforts. ##
June 8, 2017

NO WINNER IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT SOARS TO $435 MILLION

The Powerball lottery jackpot keeps climbing.  There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing which puts Saturday’s jackpot at an estimated $435 million.  There were four million dollar ticket winners last night; none were from New Jersey. ##
June 7, 2017

MURPHY ALREADY ON THE ATTACK AGAINST GUADAGNO

Democrat Phil Murphy has come out swinging against republican Kim Guadagno.  Murphy says when he is elected governor he will find money for planned parenthood; he has criticized Guadagno for taking money away from family planning clinics for seven years. ##
June 7, 2017

FIRE NEAR DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE FORCES IT TO CLOSE

A fire near the Delaware Memorial Bridge forced the bridge to shut down in both directions Wednesday morning.  Police say a construction related fire under the bridge forced heavy black smoke into the sky, forcing the span to shut down. ##