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AT LEAST THREE DEAD IN WEEKEND BEACH INCIDENTS AT THE SHORE

There were three swimming related deaths in New Jersey over the weekend due to beach goers hitting the surf without lifeguards present. No drownings occurred in Cape May County, but deaths have been reported in Long Branch, Seaside Park, and Point Pleasant. There were dozens of other rescues as rip currents persisted up and down [...]

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TWO SWIMMERS RESCUED BY COAST GUARD OFF BELMAR

Rip currents kept local rescue personnel busy during a hot early fall weekend at the Jersey Shore. In Belmar, the United States Coast Guard has to rescue two swimmers who were caught out at sea late Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Delaware Bay respon...

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MURPHY’S LEAD IN GUBERNATORIAL RACE SHRINKS OVER GUADAGNO

Democrat Phil Murphy’s lead in the gubernatorial race is shrinking quickly. A new poll conducted by Fox News shows that Murphy’s lead over republican Kim Guadagno has fallen to just 13 percent after he enjoyed a 20 percentage point lead. The Fox News poll shows that one out of every five voters in New Jersey [...]

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MAN WHO WON POWERBALL CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX ASSAULT

49 year old Pedro Quezada of Wayne, New Jersey recently won a $338 million Powerball jackpot; now Quezada is charged with sexually assaulting a child over a three year period. Prosecutors allege Quezada assaulted the girl, who was age 11 when the alle...

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FELON ACCUSED OF SELLING BOATS AT MARINA THAT HE DIDN’T OWN

A convicted felon who managed a southern New Jersey marina has been accused of selling boats to the public that he never owned. Authorities say 47 year old Denis Kelliher of Toms River sold the boats as he managed Trenton Marina in the community; Kelliher faces up to 20 years in prison for pocketing over [...]

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TRUMP RECEIVES HONORARY BADGE FROM NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

President Trump received an honorary badge from the New Jersey State Police, the unassigned Badge 45 that reflects Trump’s term as the 45th President. The presentation was made earlier this year at a private ceremony to show the State Police’s appreciation for Trump supporting law enforcement in our country. Photo: NJ State Police

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STATE LIKELY WILL NOT RAISE GASOLINE TAX NEXT MONTH

New Jersey likely will not be raising the State’s gasoline tax in October. The State is obligated to review the gasoline tax every year before November 1st, and all indications are the 23-cent gas tax will not be adjusted. The tax generates over $1.2 billion annually for the Garden State.

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MURPHY: I’LL BRING TUITION-FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION TO NEW JERSEY

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy says he will bring tuition-free college education to New Jersey if he’s elected in November. Murphy says other states successfully implement this program, and he believes that our work force needs better training. Murphy’s plan covers only associates’ degrees.

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