Brielle woman killed by 2 NYC taxis was celebrating job offer, report says

Brielle woman killed by 2 NYC taxis was celebrating job offer, report says (via NJ.com)

Kelly Gordon, a Boston College senior from Brielle who was struck and killed by two taxi cabs while crossing the street in New York City, was celebrating a job offer with her sister Thursday night, according to multiple published reports. Gordon, 22…

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Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Play by play coverage of the California earthquake

Posted: March 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | No Comments »

‘State of the News Media’: New report tracks changing business

‘State of the News Media’: New report tracks changing business (via NJ.com)

Online news sites have added 5,000 full-time jobs to the news business over the last few years, while employment in the newspaper industry continues to decline, according to a new accounting by the Pew Research Center, a non-profit group. Pew released…

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Posted: March 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Media, News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Powerful nor’easter likely to deal NJ a glancing blow, spring arrives afterwards?

Powerful nor’easter likely to deal NJ a glancing blow, spring arrives afterwards? (via NJ.com)

The good news is it could be worse. While a monster of a nor’easter is expected to develop early this week, recent forecast data suggests the storm will remain far enough off the East Coast to spare New Jersey from its worst impacts. “It looks like…

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Posted: March 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Top Birdsall Services Group officials agree to forfeit $3.95M

Top Birdsall Services Group officials agree to forfeit $3.95M (via NJ.com)

TRENTON — Former top officials of Birdsall Services Group, a bankrupt engineering firm at the center of the most expansive pay-to-play scandal in recent New Jersey history, have agreed to forfeit $3.95 million to those stiffed by the company when…

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Posted: March 3rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | 3 Comments »

Ukraine mobilises army as West warns Russia

Ukraine mobilises army as West warns Russia (via AFP)

Ukraine warned Sunday it was on the brink of disaster and called up military reservists after Russia’s threat to invade its Western-leaning neighbour risked sparking the worst crisis since the Cold War. US President Barack Obama and his Western allies…

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Posted: March 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Frigid winter sends electric prices soaring for NJ customers who switched power suppliers

Frigid winter sends electric prices soaring for NJ customers who switched power suppliers (via NJ.com)

Eric Jung vowed he wouldn’t get fooled again. After switching to a third-party electricity supplier that lowered his monthly bill before eventually raising prices, Jung studied up on the topic. He finally settled on Fairview-based Systrum Energy, which…

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Posted: February 23rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

Ice boating returns to the Navesink River

Ice boating returns to the Navesink River (via NewsWorks)

With arctic air continuing to surge into the region, ice boaters are seizing on the opportunity to cruise on the frozen Navesink River, a tradition dating back to the late 19th century.  After an ice inspection Sunday morning, the North Shrewsbury…

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Posted: January 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Extreme Cold Warnings

Thanks to the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office

Jan7 weather warning

 

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly : The combination of strong winds and cold temperatures will create dangerous wind chill factors tonight and Tuesday. Wind chill factors Wind chill factors as low as 30 degrees below zero can be expected in the far northern portions of the Mount Holly CWA from tonight into Wednesday morning. Wind chill factors from zero to 20 below zero can be expected elsewhere. This could feel like the coldest outbreak for our area in several
years.

Full Briefing Available: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/phi/briefing/packages/current_briefing.pdf

Posted: January 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Global Warming, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Christie not defending N.J. gun law in state’s highest court

Christie not defending N.J. gun law in state’s highest court (via NJ.com)

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is not defending a second legal challenge to one of New Jersey’s toughest gun-control laws, The Star-Ledger has learned. The Republican governor, who has said previously that he supported New Jersey’s…

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Posted: January 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »