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Bruce Springsteen Helps Christen Jersey Shore Bowling Alley

If you're wondering what Bruce Springsteen likes to do when he's not bringing down the house Tuesday through Saturday in his Broadway show, it often involves going back to his roots.  The Boss was at Asbury Lanes last night on the Jersey Shore helping to christen the bowling alley after a two-year makeover.  It's a…

Hot Day Forcing Schools To Close Early

Potential record setting heat today is apparently too much for some school districts to handle.  Jersey City, Hackensack, Edison, Paterson and a few other districts are having early dismissals.  Temperatures are expected to hit the mid 90's and factoring in the humidity could make it feel around 100 degrees this afternoon.

Authorities Identify Suspects In New Jersey Art Festival Shooting

Authorities say three suspects are linked to a New Jersey art festival shooting. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri  said a "neighborhood beef" was likely behind yesterday's shooting at the Arts All Night festival in Trenton.  Two of the suspects are identified as 33-year-old Tahaij Wells and 23-year-old Amir Armstrong. Wells has died and Armstrong is…

School Bus Safety Hearing Today Following Deadly Bus Crash

There's a hearing in New Jersey today on school bus safety following the deadly Paramus school bus crash.  The Senate and Assembly transportation committees have invited the School Bus Contractors Association and the state's Department of Education to the hearing in Trenton.  Lawmakers on the committees say they are looking to discuss seatbelts, bus safety…

Legal Sports Betting Begins Today In New Jersey

It's a bad day for New Jersey's bookies.   After a seven-year battle, legal sports betting begins in the Garden State this morning with Governor Phil Murphy placing the first wager at Monmouth Park Racetrack's William Hill Sports Bar.   Folks will be able to plunk down money on professional sports, including the NBA, NFL, U.S. Open…

Six Flags Great Adventure Debuts First-of-its-Kind Thrill Ride

  JACKSON, N.J. —  Six Flags Great Adventure  has unveiled the world’s first thrill ride themed to the DC Super Hero CYBORG today.  Inspired by the movement of a gyroscope, CYBORG Cyber Spin will deliver an unrelenting and intense anti-gravity experience as it whirls guests on three axes high above the ground. “Six Flags Great Adventure is…

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Tired Tires Risking Road Trips

New Jersey allows for tire depth that is HALF of what AAA recommends on wet roads   Hamilton, NJ, June 7, 2018 – Afternoon downpours or otherwise wet weather could spell disaster for drivers with worn tires, even though those tires may meet state regulations. New research from AAA reveals that driving on worn tires…

NJ Republican Voters Choose November Candidates

Twelve people will be heading into November as the 2018 Republican candidates for Congress in New Jersey. Incumbents Tom MacArthur and Chris Smith ran unopposed, as did almost all the now-sole candidates for the upcoming fall elections.  Attorney Seth Grossman had to beat out three other candidates to win the District Two primary, and did…

NJ Democratic Voters Choose November Candidates

November is the next stop for the 12 people chosen to run as the 2018 Democratic party candidates for Congress in the Garden State.  Not all races were close, many were not even races at all as Andrew Kim ran unopposed in District Three, as did incumbents Josh Gottheimer, Frank Pallone, Albio Sires and Bonnie…

November US Senate Race: Menendez vs. Hugin

The candidates in the race for the New Jersey U.S. Senate seat  are set as incumbent Bob Menendez has won the Democratic state primary and Bob Hugin is the Republican winner.  Menendez beat out small business owner Lisa McCormick by about 20 percentage points in yesterday's contest, while former pharmaceutical company CEO Hugin trounced construction…