New Jersey

June 5, 2018

LAWMAKERS VOTE TO BAN SMOKING FROM PUBLIC PARKS AND BEACHES

State lawmakers in both the Senate and Assembly approved a measure Monday that would ban smoking from public beaches and parks.  Exemptions are made for any parking lot adjacent to a public space; local towns may designate up to 15 percent of a public beach for smoking.  The measure goes before the full Assembly on …

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June 4, 2018

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE APPROVES BEACH SMOKING BAN, SENATE NEXT?

An Assembly committee on Monday approved a new bill that would prohibit smoking on New Jersey’s beaches.  The New Jersey Senate is next to vote on the bill, which is expected Monday afternoon.  Still undetermined:  Who would enforce the no smokin...
June 4, 2018

RIDE STICKS AT GREAT ADVENTURE, RIDERS SUSPENDED MIDAIR

A popular ride at the Great Adventure amusement park in New Jersey was stuck mid air for about 15 minutes Sunday afternoon.  A ride called the Sky Screamer had a safety sensor stop the ride while riders were suspended several dozen feet off the ground....
June 4, 2018

COMPUTER ISSUES AGAIN AT NEW JERSEY MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION

Another computer headache for the state’s Motor Vehicle Commission.  The Commission’s website announced that transactions were unable to be processed Monday morning due to the computer glitch that began over the weekend.  No word yet on whe...