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02/14/2018 03:34 PM
Add South Jersey light rail to NJ Transit woes | Feedback

I enjoyed reading Larry Higgs' recent commentary about NJ Transit, in which the reporter -- who has covered the transit agency for 20 years --offered his view on the myriad of issues involved in its tough climb from being a "national disgrace," as Gov. Phil Murphy has described it. Higgs mentioned a proposed Passaic-Hudson-Bergen light rail line, an idea that was revived in 2015.

02/14/2018 10:50 AM
Woodbury Heights PD gets permanent prescription drop box

Those wishing to dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired medications in the Woodbury Heights area now have a new disposal site at the Woodbury Heights Police Department. The Gloucester Regional Addictive Substances Prevention coalition awarded the department with an American Medicine Chest Challenge permanent prescription drop box as a partner in curbing prescription drug abuse.

02/09/2018 05:06 PM
19-year-old indicted in beating death of house sitter

A Gloucester County grand jury has indicted a Paulsboro man on charges that he bludgeoned a house sitter to death during a burglary. In September of last year, Brandon D. Wilson, 19, allegedly broke into a Woodbury home where he had once lived as a foster child.

01/30/2018 05:06 PM
Man dies after becoming trapped in burning home, fire officials say

A man was pronounced dead after his home on North Broad Street in Woodbury went up in flames on Tuesday morning. The Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to a home on North Broad Street at 7:35 a.m. for a report of a house fire.

01/16/2018 06:27 PM
Pep Boys to pay $80,000 to settle NJ pricing lawsuit

Pep Boys' $80,000 settlement with New Jersey stemmed from inspections at East Brunswick, Union, Roselle, Caldwell, Verona and Woodbury stores. NJ State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino talks about the guilty plea that Bloomfield Councilman Elias Chalet accepted for his role in taking a bribe.