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140619Climate

Officials Gather to Discuss Climate Change

6-19-14
Lawmakers and environmental activists were part of a press conference about the environment where they called on opponents to acknowledge climate change.
140618Construction

Sandy Victims Oppose Summer Construction Ban

6-18-14
Ocean Beach III, a private club, has banned major construction for the summer season, but those who are still trying to rebuild their homes after Hurricane Sandy say it's unfair.

Swimmer drowns at southern New Jersey lake

6-18-14
DENNIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State officials say a man drowned while swimming in a southern New Jersey lake. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1nPYFHJ) reports that 48-year-old Manuel Osorio of Wildwood was with family members at Lake ...

Feds: Oil train details not security sensitive

6-18-14
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials say details about volatile oil train shipments are not sensitive security information as railroads seek to keep the material from the public following a string of fiery accidents. The U.S. ...

Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

6-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York. The U.S. ...

NJ Assembly OKs Tesla electric car sales

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would allow zero-emission carmakers to sell directly to consumers in New Jersey. The bill backed by environmentalists would allow Tesla to resume sales in New Jersey. It was ...

Swimmer pulled from rip current attacks lifeguards

6-15-14
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken man attacked two lifeguards at a Jersey Shore beach after they helped rescue him from a rip current. Seaside Heights Police Chief Tommy Boyd tells WNBC-TV in New York (http://bit.ly/1os5q5W) ...

Rip currents lead to Jersey Shore rescues

6-15-14
LAVALLETTE, N.J. (AP) — Rip currents are keeping lifeguards busy at the Jersey Shore. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1p7iXfd) reports three men swimming off Lavallette were rescued by lifeguards Saturday after they became caught in a ...

Last superstorm-damaged boardwalks getting fixed

6-14-14
OCEAN GROVE, N.J. (AP) — The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed. The biggest project still underway is in the Ocean Grove section of Neptune Township, where a protracted funding dispute with the Federal ...
140613Kelley

Chatham Community Bee Co-Op is Buzzing

6-13-14
Chatham Mayor Bruce Harris started a Community Bee Co-Op, which is growing.