New Jersey

August 2, 2017

NEW JERSEY NETS NEARLY 5,000 WEAPONS IN GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM

New Jersey bought back 4,775 guns during a buy back program held over two days last month. The haul included 129 assault weapons, according to Attorney General Chris Porrino. Officials call them “weapons of war”. ##
August 2, 2017

NO WINNER IN MEGA MILLIONS; JACKPOT SWELLS OVER $320 MILLION

There were no winners in last night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing which means Friday night’s drawing will have the 10th largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. The estimated top prize will be in the neighborhood of $323 million; it will be the 29th largest jackpot in lottery history in the United States. ##
August 2, 2017

HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS GET MORE TIME TO GET FEDERAL HELP

New Jersey’s victims of Hurricane Sandy now have until September 15th to process their claims. A little over 400 state residents are due federal funds to repair their homes from the storm, but have not yet processed their paperwork. ##
August 2, 2017

NEED WORK? WEDNESDAY’S THE DAY IN NEW JERSEY

If you live in New Jersey and need a job, Amazon is looking for you…today. Amazon is hoping to hire 1,500 employees over a four hour span that will end at noon. There are four Amazon locations in New Jersey and both full and part time jobs will be filled. ##