STATE – It’s no secret to drivers. Gas prices are going up. New Jersey joined 30 other states and Washington D.C., overnight, reaching a statewide $3.00 average for the first time since March of 2008 for a gallon of regular serve, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
RAHWAY –Ten municipalities provided mutual aid to the Rahway Fire Department when a building under construction on St. Georges Avenue was destroyed by flames early Tuesday morning.
STATE – Although he was criticized for vacationing in Florida while Garden State residents dealt with the worst winter storm in recent memory, Gov. Chris Christie still remains popular with Republicans.
BREA, Calif. – “Bella” was the most popular name for pet dogs in 2010, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co., while “Max” was the top name for cats.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner since Nov. 9, the Mega Millions top prize is worth $355 million in tonight’s drawing.
ELIZABETH–A baby girl born at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth arrived just 18 seconds after the world welcomed 2011.
TRENTON – The Department of Transportation announced Monday that New Jersey state government will be accepting claims for reimbursement of reasonable towing costs from motorists whose automobiles – due to circumstances beyond their control – were stranded on state highways and towed during the recent winter blizzard.
Dec. 22 at 7:03 a.m. – Officer John Ehling investigated a report of a theft of items from a motor vehicle that was parked at a Lexington Blvd residence.
SUMMIT– Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Summit Mayor Jordan Glatt and local fire officials announced Monday that the Summit Fire Department received a $31,802 federal security grant.