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National Night Out Brings New Jersey Police And Community Together

New Jersey police officers are getting ready for today's 34th annual "National Night Out." Departments throughout the state will join local leaders in hosting neighborhood celebrations, including block parties, barbecues, and ice cream socials. "National Night Out" is a nationwide effort to support local crime prevention.  It's an opportunity for neighbors to meet each other…

Reality TV's "Dog The Bounty Hunter" Suing Governor Chris Christie

Television's "Dog the Bounty Hunter" is suing Governor Chris Christie. Duane Chapman, a former bail bondsman who gained fame chasing fugitives on A&E's" program named for him, announced the lawsuit yesterday.  The wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Christie's administration concerning the killing of a man from south Jersey.  Authorities say 28-year-old Christian Rogers of Millville…

Montclair Home On Market For Ten-Dollars

(Photo: patch.com)   If you've ever dreamed of owning a mansion, now's your chance. An historic six-bedroom colonial is on the market in Montclair for just ten-dollars, but there is a catch.  You've got to move the century-old house a quarter mile away because its current site, a three-acre lot, is being subdivided by a…

NJ Lawmakers Addressing Govt Shut Down Bills

New Jersey lawmakers are voting Monday on a pair of bills related to the recent government shutdown. The Assembly is expected to pass a bill approved by the Senate that gives retroactive pay to more than 30-thousand state workers furloughed during the three-day shutdown around the Fourth of July holiday.  Governor Christie has said he…

Christie Confronts Heckler At Baseball Game

Video is all over the Internet of Governor Christie getting in the face of a heckler at a baseball game over the weekend.  A Cubs fan at a Cubs/Brewers game in Milwaukee yesterday tells a local reporter he yelled Christie's name and called him a hypocrite.  Christie then came over to him and video shows…

NJ Towns With Highest Property Taxes

It's well-known that New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the nation, but where does your town rank?  The "Asbury Park Press" compiled a list of the ten towns with the highest taxes.  Number one is Millburn where homeowners pay an average of more than 23-thousand-dollars, followed by Loch Arbour in Monmouth County at…

Menendez, Booker Announce Funding To Hire Firefighters

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker say more than one-million dollars in federal grants has been made available to recruit and hire new firefighters in Hoboken and Wildwood to help ensure readiness to respond to future emergencies.  Both departments were instrumental in rescue operations during Superstorm Sandy.  Hoboken was awarded more than 667-thousand dollars,…

Woman Sues State Following MVC Head Scarf Incident

An Ocean County woman is suing the state after claiming a Motor Vehicle Commission employee illegally forced her to remove a head scarf.  Jennifer Giordano of Brick Township lost her hair from cancer treatment.  Giordano says the employee made her take the scarf off for a driver's license renewal picture at the Eatontown MVC office…

President Announces Ban On Transgender Military Service In Tweets

The U.S. government will no longer allow transgender military service.  President Trump announced the ban in a series of tweets this morning.  He said the U.S. military must be "focused on decisive and overwhelming victory." Trump argued that the military "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption" that transgender service in the…