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"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

October 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Body Found in Waters off Long Beach Island Identified as Belmar Man

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — Investigators are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old Belmar man whose body was recovered on September 25 in the waters off Long Beach Island.

The body of Christopher Lucin, who authorities said was last seen on September 19, was discovered by the crew of a commercial boat at 8:45 a.m. about one mile off the coast of Barnegat Light.

Hillsborough Author Continues Crusade to Perpetuate Legacy of Doris Duke and Her Estate

PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss will continue her campaign to perpetuate the legacy and lifestyle of heiress Doris Duke and the demolition of the Duke mansion along the Raritan River during the Tri-County History Fair Saturday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library.

A day of discovery, resource sharing, raffles, and an opportunity to speak ...

Watching Tropical Storm Jose-Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

ELIZABETH, NJ-New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path.  Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of miles ...

Port Authority to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Port Authority is advising aviation passengers and motorists of an emergency response full-scale exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.

According to a Union County press release, there will be no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice simulated smoke and numerous emergency ...

Two New Great White Sharks Make Appearances Off Jersey Shore

JERSEY SHORE, NJ — It’s been nearly three months since Mary Lee has been tracked off the Jersey coast, but two younger great white sharks are now finding those waters appealing.

Finn was last “pinged” at 9:35 p.m. on September 7 about 10 miles off the Jersey shoreline between Long Branch and Asbury Park, while Amagansett has been tracked in waters farther south, about ...

Two New Jersey Lottery Powerball Tickets Win $1,000,000 in Last Night’s Drawing

TRENTON, NJ -Two tickets purchased in New Jersey matched five white balls drawn from last night's Powerball drawing. Each ticket won $1,000,000. 

The were purchased at  L and K Petroleum, 3890 Route 47, Dorchester in Cumberland County, and at the W & R Mini Market and Deli, 94 Nagle St., Paterson.

There were also 26 tickets that matched four white balls ...

Important Reminder About Digging on Beach

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Long Beach Township Beach Patrol issued a note of warning on their Facebook page about digging large holes and ditches in the sand while visiting the shore.

 "You're here to relax and kick back,  leave the ditch digging to the pros. Usually out of view of lifeguards, we find a wild number of these projects when we are patrolling the ...

Colorado Cafe Bids Farewell; Liquor License Fetches $200K in Liquidation Auction, But Offer Is Rejected by Owners

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Cafe on Monday, July 31 as the renowned country-themed bar welcomed its most loyal patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. Anything from kitchen utensils and glasses to the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull and of course, the valuable liquor license.

Mark Bahna, a 30-year-old ...

First Woman in Blue at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton

NEWTON, NJ - History is being made at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton this week.  While the games are the highlight of the season for the players and their families, the series is notable because, for the first time since the tournament began in 1949, a woman, Christine Sammon, was assigned to umpire the tournament.

"No pressure," Sammon said learning she ...

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