New Jersey

December 23, 2018

POWERBALL JACKPOT SURGES TO NEAR $300 MILLION FOR DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

This would be an easy way to pay off that holiday debt.  The Powerball jackpot had no winner on Tuesday night, pushing the estimated jackpot to $294 million for the drawing to be held the day after Christmas.  The cash value of the estimated jackpot is...
December 21, 2018

HOUSE APPROVES BILL TO FINANCE COASTAL HERITAGE TRAIL

Congress last night authorized a bill that will finance the Coastal Heritage Trail in New Jersey.  The measure was supported and introduced by outgoing Congressman Frank LoBiondo, who is retiring after his current term expires.  The trail has been esta...
December 21, 2018

TWO COACHES AT SCHALICK HIGH SCHOOL SUSPENDED BY SCHOOL BOARD

Two wrestling coaches at Schalick High School in Salem County have been suspended due to hazing allegations in the program.  The school board met Thursday night and suspended the wrestling coaches pending a further investigation.  Further personnel act...
December 20, 2018

SWEENEY: HEY GOVERNOR, FORGET ABOUT TAX HIKES

Senate President Steve Sweeney has told Governor Murphy that democrats in Trenton will consider no tax increases next year and he should abandon the idea now.  Murphy told reporters earlier this week that it was too early to know if tax hikes were coming next year.  Sweeney says the state needs structural reform to government …

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