New Jersey

May 24, 2017

SUDDENLY, A CHALLENGE FOR ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

There is now a battle in Trenton for which democrat will be the next speaker of the New Jersey Assembly.  Vincent Prieto is now being challenged by fellow Assemblyman Craig Coughlin from Middlesex County who announced this week he wants the job.  Coughlin says he has the support he needs to unseat Prieto ##
May 24, 2017

STATE: BEACHES IN GREAT SHAPE, WATER IS EXCELLENT FOR SUMMER

New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says the beaches are in great shape and the water quality is excellent heading into the summer tourism season.  Martin made that announcement Wednesday morning during the 15th annual State of the Shore event in Long Branch. ##
May 23, 2017

NJDEP COMMISSIONER TO DISCUSS BEACH PROJECTS

New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin will discuss the various beach projects and water quality along the Jersey Shore on Wednesday.  Martin will attend a press conference in advance of Memorial Day weekend to discuss many of the active projects in the State, and to reaffirm the State’s high water quality levels. ##
May 22, 2017

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN POWERBOAT RACE ACCIDENT

No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a fatal boat race accident near Point Pleasant Sunday afternoon.  Police say they want to speak with a survivor of the accident that killed veteran power boat racer David Raabe of Forked River. ##