Traveling through the heart of northeastern Monmouth County got a lot easier this week after State,County and Local officials celebrated the reopening of the West Front Street Bridge, AKA Hubbard’s Bridge, that connects Middletown and Red Bank over the Swimming River.
The five month long replacement project that came in as promised before the Memorial Day weekend.
The opening follows the construction of a new 488-foot long steel girder bridge to the north of the existing West Front Street Bridge.
NEPTUNE – Members of law enforcement from across the state gathered Tuesday at The Great Auditorium to honor and remember five officers who died in the line of duty over the past year. During the ceremony, acting state Attorney General John Jay Hoffman said that while his heart was heavy with the loss of the officers,… Read the rest of this entry »
A bill that aims to address ongoing problems raised by homeowners and advocates about New Jersey’s handling of Hurricane Sandy relief aid cleared the state Senate on Monday. The bill ( S2825), which was introduced by Senate President Stephen Sweeney in March, requires the state to give applicants in certain grant programs personalized timelines showing when… Read the rest of this entry »
TRENTON — State Senate President Stephen Sweeney has said it before and he’s saying it again: Drivers in New Jersey aren’t going to be pumping their own gas as long as he has any say in the matter. “I continue to support the full service requirement for New Jersey’s gas stations and I will oppose any… Read the rest of this entry »
HOLMDEL – Robert Gildersleeve Jr.’s humor, enthusiasm for life and love for his family were remembered during an emotional funeral mass at The Church of St. Catharine on Monday afternoon. Hundreds of people from multiple states filled the church to say goodbye the 45-year-old father of two, who was one of eight people killed in the… Read the rest of this entry »
HOLMDEL – Police have confirmed that all of the township’s schools were placed in “Shelter in Place” status on Tuesday morning. The action, which means no one many enter or exit any building until police given clearance, was in response to a “suspicious phone call received this morning at Village School,” police said. “All are safe,”… Read the rest of this entry »
Bridget Ann Kelly, texting, with Governor Chris Christie and Michelle Brown at Seaside Park fire, September 12, 2013
HACKENSACK, N.J. — The trial of two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accused of using the George Washington Bridge in a political retribution scheme has been pushed back until November. The timing of the case against Christie’s previous deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly and former Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill… Read the rest of this entry »
A young homeowner told NJ Transit officials that a proposed 9 percent fare increase would drive his family out of the state. Ken Ramsey of Matawan said he and his wife commute to New York, where they work for non-profits. They lived in an apartment, and saved their money to buy a modest house in which… Read the rest of this entry »
President Barack Obama in his speech in Camden Monday touched on four main points, or reforms, he said are needed nationwide. Covering issues including police engagement, crime, youth and students, and the community, the president noted the city’s recent progress stating, “If it’s working here, it can work anywhere.” The cops Obama spoke about Camden County… Read the rest of this entry »