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Gov. Phil Murphy tries to reset storm narrative after hundreds left stranded on New Jersey highways during mid-November storm. Gov. Phil Murphy offers storm warning, resetting narrative after NJ failed to plow roads Gov. Phil Murphy tries to reset storm narrative after hundreds left stranded on New Jersey highways during mid-November storm.November 16
Motorists had a miserable time trying to get home during Thursday night's storm with State Police responding to nearly 1,000 crashes and aiding almost 1,900 drivers. Those figures provided by Gov. Phil Murphy at a Friday morning press briefing in Woodbridge are just from roads such as routes 80, 280, 78, 287, 195, the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, which are patrolled by State Police.
Gov. Phil Murphy's handling of a November snow storm met with derision from former Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday night. Chris Christie thinks he's stronger than the storm -- or at least Gov. Phil Murphy's handling of it, anyway.Full Story: nj1015November 15
The first winter storm of the season wreaked absolute havoc across the state with hundreds of crashes, slippery roads and canceled or delayed mass transit service that left commuters in the lurch for much of the evening. The Department of Transportation reported a 35 mph speed restriction from the Delaware Memorial Bridge to Exit 8, and a 45 mph limit from Exit 8 to the George Washington Bridge.
Carrying a 3-foot-tall picture of his grandfather, Air Force veteran Frank Pittenger Jr., Matteo Pittinger was one of more than a thousand people who gathered on Main Street in Woodbridge Sunday to honor the nation's veterans. Most attendees of the 12th annual parade gathered on the sunny side of the street to brave the chilly weather.October 24
Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina, two second prizes in NJ Two $1 million tickets were sold in New Jersey while someone in South Carolina won the jackpot. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2018/10/24/winning-mega-millions-ticket-sold-sc-two-second-prizes-nj/1748123002/ We've all fantasized about winning the lottery, and what we'll spend the money on, but a new study finds that cash windfall doesn't actually make you feel happier.