Governor Christie was in Belmar yesterday for his latest stop on his “No Pain, No Gain summer conversation tour” and rather than talking exclusively about pension reform, the governor instead opened up talking about bail reform. More>>
Atlantic City has been struggling. The Showboat and Trump Plaza Casinos are both scheduled to close next month and Mayor Don Guardian says that the city needs to figure out a way to change things if it wants to survive, but he said it’s not dead yet! “So Atlantic City may be 15 years after Vegas and I realized that it’s not all about casinos, it’s about the overall experience of coming to resorts,” he said. More>>
A new development company iStar in Asbury Park, New Jersey, is using a surfboard to market their redevelopment project in the town. Surfers are up in arms about the use of their passion being castoff for marketing reasons. More>>
Governor Christie recently held a press conference in Trenton about a special legislative session that he called for regarding bail reform in New Jersey. Right now judges in New Jersey are required to offer bail. This often lets violent offenders be released on bail where they can commit other crimes while they are awaiting trial, and nonviolent offenders often have to sit in jail while they await their trials. More>>
Some residents of West New York, New Jersey are happy with their beautiful views of Manhattan, but aren’t too happy about the noise that is coming over from the city. Residents who live at the Hudson Club apartment complex at Port Imperial say that the music that reportedly comes from a new concert hall at Pier 97 across the Hudson River in New York City is affecting their quality of life. More>>
A group of residents from Roxbury, New Jersey, who have been dealing with the Fenimore Landfill and toxic fumes coming off the landfill went down to Trenton yesterday in front of the New Jersey DEP office where they rioted in front of a new billboard the residents had just purchased.The billboard reads “The new ‘common sense’ solution to environmental protection”. More>>
The Belmar boardwalk, which was completely destroyed during Superstorm Sandy, is now newly rebuilt and beautiful.
The Belmar boardwalk, which was completely destroyed during Superstorm Sandy, is now newly rebuilt and beautiful.?? More>>
In June, Governor Christie announced a statewide expansion of the Narcan pilot in response to the heroin epidemic across New Jersey. Narcan can be used in the case of a heroin overdose to save someone’s life. Danny LaPointe is a former heroin addict who now describes himself as a person in long-term recovery from a substance abuse disorder. He says that heroin doesn’t discriminate and while some may be surprised by his story, it is not unique.
Randolph High School students Jack Timmerman and Calvin Verduga were well liked, fun loving teens and that may be why their tragic death in a car accident has left hundreds in their community grieving and wondering why they're gone so soon. The teens have inspired viral video tributes on YouTube, roadside memorials and hundreds to show up at a memorial service. More>>
The East Orange Veterans Administration Hospital is huge, dark and foreboding. It looks haunted and there have been reports by a VA cop that that is in fact true.
The East Orange Veterans Administration Hospital is huge, dark and foreboding. It looks haunted and there have been reports by a VA cop that that is in fact true.More>>
For many, the conflict between Israel and Palestine hits close to home. Yesterday a rally took place outside of the United Nations building in New York City and people from both sides were on hand to voice their concerns about the ongoing airstrikes. New Jersey’s Rabbi Gross discussed the fact that many of his former students, after graduation, decided to join the Israeli Defense Force and are now immersed in the fighting. More>>
The Bergen County Sheriff's Department is proposing to militarize their police force! This involves them wanting an MRAP, which is a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle. This vehicle is actually used by the military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the military this isn't unheard of. Recently, the US government has given these vehicles away to law enforcement departments all over the country. More>>
Bergen County Community College athlete, Brittany Meyer, received an injury on the court while playing for the women's basketball team. What she didn't realize was that this injury left her with a $100,000 medical bill in her name!As Meyer was going up for a routine lay-up she fell down the wrong way, which caused her to tear her ACL. More>>
Taking a “selfie” has been a popular way of posting pictures for a while now. The term was even added to the dictionary because of its popularity. However, has the selfie gone too far?There has been a lot of outrage lately on Facebook and Twitter over people taking selfies at the 9/11 Museum and memorial in New York City. More>>
There is a new wave of adventure sports hitting the Jersey Shore called "Superfly". "Superfly NJ" co-founders Brittany and Justin Chiusolo, are the duo responsible for this new technology in Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Island. More>>
New Jersey isn't called the Garden State for nothing! We have excellent produce and it doesn't go unnoticed. Summertime also means an abundance of freshly caught seafood which makes New Jersey one of the best places to eat! Summit, New Jersey Chef Wierzbicki makes a famous tasty scallop dish. In fact, he won the Governors Cup on behalf of New Jersey and Governor Chris Christie for his well known seafood dishes. More>>
Some New Jersey residents who work in New York City call jitney buses their "dirty little secret". However, this work-around the New Jersey Transit system is causing some controversy in the Big Apple and now the New York City Police Department is cracking down on this alternate form of transportation. Riders say that jitney buses are very efficient, faster than other buses and the train, and most importantly are cost efficient. More>>
Magnises is the newest and coolest credit card strictly geared towards living the good life!Billy McFarland grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey he briefly attended Bucknell University before dropping out to pursue his dream of a life with no limits. The 22 year-old budding mogul discussed the need for a VIP credit card experience.
The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey is an organization whose mission is to support and advocate for individuals affected by brain injury and raise public awareness through education and prevention. The association has recently had an issue with a lack of money in their budget from the state. However, Senate President, Stephen Sweeney is adamant about keeping $140,000 in the state budget to support the organization. More>>
The Belmar boardwalk, which was completely destroyed during Superstorm Sandy, is now newly rebuilt and beautiful.??
A Bridgewater man has been charged with the death of a 22-year-old Hillsborough resident who overdosed on Heroin Christmas Eve morning, according to nj.com.