New Jersey

June 20, 2017

STATE ARGUES AGAINST VERY STRICT FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

New Jersey regulators pled their case before federal officials regarding severe restrictions on the summer flounder catch in New Jersey. The State argued Tuesday that its restrictions will preserve more of the summer flounder stock than the onerous federal regulations. A NJDEP official called the meeting a “good discussion”. ##
June 19, 2017

SEWAGE SPILL CAUSES SWIMMING, FISHING BAN IN SOME SJ COMMUNITIES

A swimming and fishing ban has been enacted in several South Jersey communities away from the Jersey Shore following a sewage spill. Sewage spilled into the Big Timber Creek in Gloucester Township, and authorities are telling the public to stay away f...
June 19, 2017

10 YEAR OLD GIRL ACCIDENTALLY ELECTROCUTED IN Toms River

A 10 year old girl is dead after being electrocuted while swimming in a lagoon Saturday night in Toms River. Kayla Matos and two friends were using a raft and swimming in the lagoon behind a home. She was wearing a life jacket and in the presence of ...
June 15, 2017

NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINS STEADY DESPITE JOB LOSS

New Jersey’s unemployment rate remained steady at 4.1 percent last month despite the loss of 14,000 jobs from the private sector.  The State added 900 public sector jobs to help make up the difference in the job loss. ##