New Jersey

The 6th District

Situated along the Delaware River, the 6th District encompasses fifteen (15) communities straddling Burlington and Camden counties: Berlin Township, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Haddon, Haddonfield, Hi-Nella, Maple Shade, Merchantville, Oaklyn, Pennsauken, Somerdale, Stratford, Tavistock and Voorhees. This has been a solidly Democratic district, with 45% registering with the blue party…

Town Food Blogger Wins Grand Prize

Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today recently announced the Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 #FindJerseyFresh photo contest is Sarah Licata, a food blogger based in Merchantville in Camden County. The grand prize for Licata is a $500 gift card to a business that features Jersey Fresh produce. Her…

Law Enforcement Exam

If anyone is interested in a career in public safety or law enforcement, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission is accepting applications now through August 31, 2019. The list includes: Municipal Police Officer, County Police Officer, Campus Police Officer Recruit, Police Officer Recruit Human Services, Sheriff’s Officer, County Correction Officer,…

Inquirer Offers NJ, DE Beach Guide

The Philadelphia Inquirer provides a guide to which beaches are open, closed or under advisory, from Atlantic Highlands to Cape May based on live water quality monitoring data from New Jersey and Delaware (Here’s what that means.) You can also use this tool to save your favorite beaches, get driving…

Increased Heat, Humidity July 14-21

The hottest week of the climatological year is upon us according tho NWS Mt. Holly. Temperatures turn warmer this week, but record highs should not be threatened. The problem is the increasing humidity, as heat index values will exceed 100 degrees several days late this week. Today will be another …

Crest beach reopens

A section of the beach in Wildwood Crest has been closed to the public for at least 24 hours due to a malfunction at a Cape May County wastewater treatment facility have reopened to the public as of July 2nd. The public health coordinator for Wildwood Crest ordered the beach…

PATCO Service Suspended

PATCO service is suspended this morning, 6/20/19, as a result of issues created by last night's storm. Several stations flooded & track ballast - the stone that holds track in place - in some areas washed away. Repairs & inspections of the line are underway. Storm damage at several NJ…

AC Rail Line to resume service

Beginning on Sunday, May 12, Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and Princeton Branch (Dinky) services will resume. For printable Atlantic City Rail Line and Dinky schedules, click HERE. NJ TRANSIT has accelerated the restoration of services, and the new date is nearly two weeks ahead of the agency’s target date…

New PATCO schedule 4/15

PATCO shifts to a new weekday schedule beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019. The highlights of the schedule include increased early A.M. service including increased westbound service to every 10 minutes between 5:00 a.m. – 5:40 a.m., increased westbound service to every 8-9 minutes between 5:40 a.m. – 6:56 a.m.…

Aid in dying law

Gov. Phil Murphy is soon expected to sign the “Aid in Dying” law, making New Jersey the eighth state to permit people with a terminal diagnosis to end their own lives using a prescription from a doctor. On March 25, when the bill won final passage, Murphy said, “Allowing terminally…

Is NJ next?

The outbreak affecting ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn has gotten so bad that New York City officials on Tuesday declared it a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations. Though New Jersey hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as New York City, cases have continued to crop up, which is…
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