New Jersey

April 1, 2019

MAJOR PINELANDS FOREST FIRE NOW 100% CONTAINED

There has been full containment of a forest fire in Burlington County in the Pinelands.  Fire officials say over 11,000 acres burned during the weekend fire with smoke blowing north and visible from New York City.  For a time, Route 72 in Burlington Co...
April 1, 2019

SHIP COMING BACK! DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE TO UNDERGO ANOTHER DELAY

A heavy lift vessel that caused a delay on the Delaware Memorial Bridge last month as it made its way to Philadelphia is set to move south early Tuesday morning.  Delaware River and Bay Authority officials say the ship will cause another delay on the bridge Tuesday at approximately 5:00am as it moves south in …

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April 1, 2019

STATE CRACKDOWN ON TEXTING WHILE DRIVING BEGINS MONDAY

The state’s crackdown on texting while driving begins today.  Hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be stopping motorists for texting while driving.  Distracted driving penalties can range up to $400 for a first offense. ...
March 30, 2019

VAN DREW INTRODUCES BILL TO BAN OFFSHORE DRILLING ON BOTH COASTS

Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced new federal legislation that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off both the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards.  Van Drew has help from a South Carolina congressman on this bill.  Van Drew says the economies of our region, and others, are too dependent on clean oceans and environment to …

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