David Madden

The Margate shoreline (Credit: NJ DEP)

Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down Shore

The Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.

07/17/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Florida Developer Fighting To Break Deal To Take Control Of Showboat From Stockton University

He says the school is responsible for clearing up the confusion.

07/12/2015

Delaware Governor Jack Markell. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Activist Fights For Formal Slavery Apology From State Of Delaware

This is the third time that Harmon Carey has asked Gov. Jack Markell to issue an apology on behalf of the state.

07/11/2015

(Rabies encephalitis.   Image from CDC - public domain)

Raccoon That Bit Woman in South Jersey Tests Positive For Rabies

The animal was destroyed and a woman exposed to it is getting shots as a precaution.

07/10/2015

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Killer of Upper Darby Police Officer Dennis McNamara Dies After 13+ Years in Prison

Thomas Campbell, who went by the street name “Tom Thumb,” had been on the lam from weapons charges when he came upon and murdered 10-year veteran officer Dennis McNamara.

07/10/2015

Olaf Jensen, of the Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences at Rutgers.  File photo provided by Rutgers Univ.)

Rutgers Scientist Says Sex-Switching Fish May Reveal Environmental Clues

Olaf Jensen, a Rutgers University biologist, is studying how and why some breeds of fish can convert from female to male. And, sometimes, back again.

07/09/2015

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Fraud Charges Filed Against Man Who Allegedly Used Fake Poker Chips In AC Then Flushed Them Down The Toilet

A clogged toilet down the shore helped New Jersey authorities track down a North Carolina man indicted Wednesday for allegedly trying to rig a poker tournament.

07/09/2015

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Construction At Rt. 42 And I-295 In South Jersey Progressing On Schedule, But Far From Over

A quarter million cars a day use the interchange linking I-295 with the 42 freeway and I-76, which leads to the Walt Whitman Bridge in South Jersey. Drivers have coped with two years of reconstruction, and face six more.

07/09/2015

(Harmony Road, near I-295, in Gibbstown, NJ was shut down after high winds toppled utility poles.  Photo by David Madden)

New Jersey Finalizing Request For Federal Aid After June 23rd Thunderstorms

Sources tell KYW Newsradio that hard-hit towns have compiled more than $20 million in infrastructure damage and cleanup costs, which meets a FEMA threshold for providing assistance.

07/08/2015

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Local Expert Looks At Road Ahead For Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to announce Tuesday he is, in fact, a candidate for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.

06/28/2015

Storm damage in Gibbstown. (Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Utility Getting Failing Grades On How It Handled This Week’s Storms

Several South Jersey legislators want the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to look into the response of Atlantic City Electric.

06/27/2015

(Gov. Christie signs the New Jersey budget for fiscal year 2016, plus several vetoes.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Christie Signs $34B Budget For New Jersey After Vetoing $1.6B in Spending

No one was surprised that Christie issued line-item vetoes for $1.6 billion in spending and also vetoed tax hikes that Democrats in the legislature had wanted.

06/26/2015

(A toppled tree rests on the roof of a home in Gibbstown, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Pressure Builds On Christie To Declare Disaster In Wake Of Tuesday’s Storms

The Christie Administration is pondering a possible disaster declaration in the wake of Tuesday’s storm in sections of South Jersey.

06/26/2015

(The storm relief center in Clayton, NJ, set up to assist area residents in the wake of Tuesday evening's severe thunderstorms.  Photo by David Madden)

Emergency Relief Center in Gloucester County, NJ Catering To Storm Victims

Officials are offering assistance at a number of locations on both sides of the Delaware River, including one in Clayton, Gloucester County.

06/25/2015

(Awnings are torn away from the Gibbstown Shopping Center following Tuesday night's storms.  Photos by David Madden)

Gloucester County Among South Jersey Towns Whacked Hard By Tuesday Thunderstorms

The main drag through Gibbstown wasn’t too bad: just the occasional tree or tree limb down. But on the side streets, it was a different story.

06/24/2015

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