Monthly Archives: August 2021

2nd district election for state senator attracts interest and money | Editorial

Assembly member Vince Mazzeo, D-Atlantic, left, and state senator-designate Vince Polistina, R-Atlantic, are the contenders for one of the most competitive and watched legislative races of this fall. When State Senator Chris Brown announced he would not be running again, those following politics knew immediately that the competition for the vacant seat would be intense, […]

Brady Sullivan buys DOT buildings near downtown, beating town

The decaying Department of Transportation complex sandwiched between Loudon Road and the Concord Coach bus terminal has sat vacant for years, greeting motorists with glimpses of low-rise buildings with broken windows, peeling paint and creeping vines . For the town of Concord, the purchase of the 5.6-acre Horror meant a chance to redevelop and beautify […]

Will Messi’s commercial appeal cover the cost of his transfer to PSG? – Athleticism

Brett Hartmann, who previously worked on Paris Saint-Germain’s business strategy in America, recalls some of his first impressions of the French club’s popularity in the United States. “In the summer of 2018,” he explains, “we were assessing the pitch and looking at things like not being able to actually find a PSG jersey in a […]

Four years in prison for a dealer of “street supplies”

Charlotte’s herd. Photo: Jersey States Police (31543579) Charlotte Herd admitted to providing cocaine to two people, along with Class B methylphenidate and Class C diazepam. She also pleaded guilty to possession of MDMA, methylphenidate and £ 690 from drug sales, which were found when police searched his address in May of last year. The 23-year-old […]

Increase in commercial taxes + Village being hired

Hello, OPRF! Let’s get to today’s headlines. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Rain in the evening and at night. High: 88 Low: 73. Here are the best stories in Oak Park-River Forest today: 1. Oak Park saw one of the biggest increases in commercial property taxes in Illinois over the past […]

Burlington County Workforce Development Launches New Service to Connect Job Seekers with Job Vacancies and Training Programs

1/2 2/2 ?? ?? × 1/2 2/2 ?? ?? Residents of Burlington County can now receive alerts on new job openings, job fairs and other career opportunities right on their cell phones. The Burlington County Workforce Development Board launched the new Engage by Cell program as a pilot this summer with a small cohort of […]

Glendora resident gives back to community with new mural

TOWNSHIP OF GLOUCESTER, NJ – A community mural painted by a resident of the Township of Gloucester was recently unveiled on the exterior wall of the Township of Gloucester ServPro. It was painted by Glendora resident and local artist Gianna Vennell, who painted the mural in less than two weeks. Vennell came up with the […]

Jersey City fire: 7 firefighters injured in multi-alarm fire in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) – A fifth alarm that burned down two Jersey City homes knocked down a power line on firefighters, injuring seven. The fire started between homes on Irving Street just before 3 a.m. this morning and quickly spread. When the firefighters arrived, a live power line fell on their fire truck, […]

Angry fans think Disney Genie debut is “the best Universal Studios commercial ever”

If you’re a Disney Parks fan, you’ve probably spent the last few days pondering the many changes that are coming soon to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, and Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Many of these changes to the Disney experience are bundled into a new program, the Disney Genie Service. Credit: Screenshot […]

Texas ban on making and selling smokable hemp unconstitutional, judge says

The vast majority of New Jersey voters approved a referendum last year to legalize marijuana. So why have more than 70% of the state’s municipalities chosen to ban cannabis companies from operating in their area? The answer is not simple NIMBY-ism as some prohibitionists would like. First, voters have had no say in local decisions […]