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AVALON TO APPLY FOR GRANT TO HELP DISPOSE OF PLASTIC BAGS

Avalon officials will apply for a grant through the Sustainable Jersey program to properly dispose of single use plastic bags.  The bags will be banned from being distributed in the Borough as of June 1st.  The town have distribution points in the community where the bags will be taken to be recycled; currently, the County …

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LOCAL NAMES APPEAR ON LIST OF PRIESTS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE

The Catholic Church released a list of 188 priests and deacons accused of sexual abuse of children, and some with local ties are on the list.  Among the names appearing on the list with local connections include Claude Bender, Henry Blaszczynski, Norman Connelly, Michael D’Amico, Vincent Doyle, Richard Gerbino, William Johnson, Chrles Kuhl, Dermott Lyons, …

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BEAR DOWN! COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF BEAR HUNT IN GARDEN STATE

An organized bear hunt in New Jersey is legal, and will be allowed to continue.  A state appeals court struck down a request by an animal protection group who tried to stop future bear hunts in New Jersey.  The hunt has been held annually for the past eight years to thin out the herd of …

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LIST OF ALLEGED ABUSIVE NJ PRIESTS COMING OUT WEDNESDAY

A list containing the names of priests who allegedly were abusive in New Jersey is expected to be released by the Archdiocese of Newark on Wednesday.  Some priests showed up in Newark Tuesday expecting the list to be revealed, but it never was.  State ...

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KELLY TO TAKE HER BRIDGEGATE STORY TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

A staffer for former Governor Chris Christie is trying to stay out of prison via the United States Supreme Court.  Bridget Anne Kelly was denied a request for a rehearing on the case by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.  The 46 year old Kelly and another official caused a traffic jam in …

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