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SWEENEY: HEY GOVERNOR, FORGET ABOUT TAX HIKES

Senate President Steve Sweeney has told Governor Murphy that democrats in Trenton will consider no tax increases next year and he should abandon the idea now.  Murphy told reporters earlier this week that it was too early to know if tax hikes were coming next year.  Sweeney says the state needs structural reform to government …

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KLINE REJECTS PLEA DEAL IN OCEAN CITY KILLING, GOES TO TRIAL

The man accused in the strangulation death of a woman in Ocean City last summer has declined a plea agreement and will go on trial for the crime.  Paul Kline was in court Thursday and will now be tried on charges that he murdered his girlfriend Denise Tarves Webber in July, 2017.  Kline was offered …

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SOLD: TILTON 9 MOVIE THEATER IN NORTHFIELD

The Tilton 9 movie theater in Northfield has been sold to developers who also revitalized a theater recently in Stone Harbor.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that a company headed by Brett Denafo bought the Tilton 9 theater from Max Gurwicz enterpr...

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BEACHFRONT HOUSE FIRE DESTROYS ONE HOME, DAMAGES OTHERS

Another beachfront fire has destroyed one home and damaged a few others.  NJ.com reports that the fire happened last night in Lavellette and was two alarms.  There are no reports yet on what caused the fire, nor or any injuries. Photo courtesy of NJ.co...

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STATE TO TAKE ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO BATTLE OFFSHORE DRILLING

New Jersey is expected to take additional steps to prevent offshore drilling off our coastline.  The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and the New Jersey DEP will make an announcement Thursday afternoon related to the effort.  The State wants to prevent offshore drilling because an accident would be devastating to the state’s environment, …

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