Delta flights grounded due to computer problems

assetContentDelta Airlines passengers with a flight Monday morning may face significant delays as a system-wide computer outage has grounded flights across the country. Flights already in the air are not affected, the airline said in a statement. Dozens of Delta flights were scheduled to leave airports in Newark, New York and Philadelphia on Monday morning. Delta… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | Comments Off on Delta flights grounded due to computer problems

Guaranteed Funding for State Pensions Probably Won’t Make Ballot

1956Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) was supported by advocates for seniors and the disabled as well as union and construction representatives. With the deadline for final legislative approval of a proposed constitutional amendment to boost public-employee pension funding now just days away, it appears more likely than ever that it will not be put before voters… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Guaranteed Funding for State Pensions Probably Won’t Make Ballot

President Obama commutes sentences of 3 N.J. prisoners

assetContent (40)WASHINGTON — Three New Jersey men convicted of drug-related crimes will be released from prison on Dec. 1 after President Barack Obama on Wednesday commuted their sentences. In total, Obama commuted the sentences of 214 prisoners across the nation. White House counsel Neil Eggleston said the prisoners had been put behind bars “under outdated and duly… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 4th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Dead whale in Hudson River to be towed out to sea for disposal: Army Corps of Engineers

assetContentJERSEY CITY — A dead whale that surfaced in the Hudson River earlier this week just off Caven Point in Jersey City will be towed out to sea for disposal, the Army Corps of Engineers said. The carcass, which the Marine Mammal Stranding Center said is a “30-foot long fin whale,” was too big for a… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Dead whale in Hudson River to be towed out to sea for disposal: Army Corps of Engineers

And So It Goes: Lobbyists Feed Politicans at DNC

pigs-at-the-troughA Bloody Mary in the morning, champagne flutes in the afternoon and paté at night. Funded by special interests, enjoyed by politicians and hidden from public view. At hotel lobbies and dive bars and shiny museums far from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in South Philadelphia, democracy is getting fat – and wasted -… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Democrats, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on And So It Goes: Lobbyists Feed Politicans at DNC

Fla. nightclub shooting leaves 2 dead, more than a dozen hurt

assetContentFORT MYERS, Fla. — Two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, authorities said. As many as 17 people have been shot in the early Monday shooting at Club Blu, police Capt. Jim Mulligan said. Three people have been taken into custody and there are two… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

6 N.J., 4 Philly radio stations sold in $240M deal

assetContentSix New Jersey radio stations and another four in Philadelphia have been sold as part of a $240 million deal. Naples, Fla.-based Beasley Broadcasting agreed to buy the stations from Greater Media Inc. in a transaction that includes $100 million in cash and about $25 million in Beasley stock, the company announced Wednesday. The New Jersey… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on 6 N.J., 4 Philly radio stations sold in $240M deal

Christie Selected, Pallone Snubbed by National Bobblehead Hall of Fame

assetContentBreaking news out of Cleveland is that Governor Chris Christie has been admitted to the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.  The Hall and Museum are actually in Milwaukee, WI, but their representatives are in Cleveland this week selling their wares to RNC delegates and protesters. Presumably they will be in Philadephia next week for the Democratic Convention.

By glaring omission, New Jersey’s 6th District (Monmouth and Middlesex counties) Congressman Frank Pallone has not yet been admitted to the Bobblehead Hall of Fame.

Clearly, Pallone merits the honor more than any politician, athlete or movie star.The Monkey Court (MMM Watermark) GIF

Posted: July 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Frank Pallone, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Several Baton Rouge officers shot dead

police_car-300x142In a grim repeat of last week deadly attacks on law enforcement, two police officers are reported dead following a shooting in Baton Rouge. Officials have confirmed two law enforcement officers have died and at least five others were injured during an early morning shooting on Airline Highway near Old Hammond Highway in Baton Rouge. “The… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

assetContentWASHINGTON — Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released once-top secret pages from a congressional report into 9/11 that questioned whether Saudis who were in contact with the hijackers after they arrived in the U.S. knew what they were planning. The newly declassified document , with light redactions, names people the hijackers associated… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait