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Cumberland County District Could Have 1st Tax Hike In 20 Years
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:04:06 -0800

The Vineland Board of Education's plans would raise taxes on the owner of the average home by about $27 per year.

PennDOT reduces speed limits on central PA highways
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:32:13 -0800

By: Marc Stempka HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued speed limit restrictions on many major highways and interstates in central Pennsylvania. Due to the snow falling Thursday, PennDOT lowered speed limits to 45 mph. ...

Winter storm warnings reissued in parts of central PA
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:31:48 -0800

By: Marc Stempka STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The National Weather in State College has reissued the winter storm warning for several central Pennsylvania counties due to the snow storm moving through the area. Just after 9:15 a.m. ...

NJ drops gun charge against retired teacher over centuries-old flintlock gun
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:29:39 -0800

A New Jersey prosecutor Wednesday dropped the felony gun charge against a retired schoolteacher who was arrested last year when authorities discovered an unloaded, 300-year-old flintlock pistol wrapped in his car's glove compartment.

5 southern New Jersey counties study idea of sharing 1 jail
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:10:48 -0800

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - Five southern New Jersey counties are studying a plan to share one jail.

Cops Find Stray Goat in New Jersey
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 13:37:20 -0800

Two police officers found a stray goat walking along a road in New Jersey early this morning.

Gloucester County Dems pick new freeholder
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:15:20 -0800

GLOUCESTER COUNTY Democrats pick Jim Jefferson to fill Adam Taliaferro's freeholder seat WOODBURY Gloucester County Democrats announced Monday night their selection of a Woodbury resident to fill the freeholder seat of Adam J. Taliaferro, who stepped down last month when he was appointed to the state Assembly.

State investigates structural issues at new Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:34:19 -0800

The New Jersey Office of Public Employee's Occupational Safety and Health is investigating structural issues at the new multimillion dollar headquarters for the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office on Vine Street.

Charges dropped against retiree who had antique pistol
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:50:21 -0800

Weapons charges have been dropped against a retired New Jersey teacher who was caught with a 300-year-old pistol in a car.

5 southern New Jersey counties study idea of sharing 1 jail - NBC40.net
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:55:16 -0800

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - Five southern New Jersey counties are studying a plan to share one jail. If the deal happens, it would be the first such arrangement in New Jersey, where state officials are encouraging local governments to cut costs by sharing more services.