New Jersey

August 2, 2018

BROOKSTONE TO CLOSE ALL MALL STORES, SEVEN IN NJ

Brookstone is out of business and closing all of its stores in malls, including seven in New Jersey.  Brookstone is a retailer known for selling various gadgets and massage chairs.  The company got a $30 million loan to keep operating, but not in malls...
July 31, 2018

STATE HANDS OUT LOCAL BRIDGE GRANTS, SOME MONEY COMING LOCALLY

The State of New Jersey handed out $47.3 million in various grants to repair bridges throughout the State, including two here in Cape May County.  $1.8 million is coming to the Middle Thorofare Bridge and the Great Channel Bridge for railing replacements and repainting.  Money is also allocated to a Fortescue Road Bridge in Cumberland …

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July 31, 2018

REPORT: OYSTER CREEK PLANT TO CLOSE FAR AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

The Oyster Creek nuclear power plant could close decades ahead of schedule.  NJ.com reports that the plant is scheduled to shut down for good in mid-September, and the decommissioning of the plant was expected to take a half century; the owners plan to...
July 31, 2018

BANK ROBBED IN CARNEY’S POINT, ONE SUSPECT SHOT BY POLICE

Police in Carney’s Point fired at the driver of a getaway car following a bank robbery at a branch of Fulton Bank late Monday afternoon.  Police say the bullet struck the driver as he was trying to mow down police with his vehicle.  The two bank robbers were captured by police, and the driver was …

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