92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: November 22
Sunny, seasonable weather dominates the forecast through Thanksgiving weekend. There is an outside chance of showers late Saturday afternoon as temperatures return to the 50s. Nighttime lows stay mostly in the 30s and low 40s.
The Glimmer Glass Bridge, linking Brielle and Manasquan, remains closed for up to 12 more weeks while wood underpinnings are replaced. Deterioration was uncovered during routine maintenance that's kept the 119-year-old span out of service since the second week of November.
Game called on account of...threats. The traditional Asbury Park-Neptune high school football rivalry on Thanksgiving Day will be rescheduled to a date to be determined, after both schools received threats that Superintendents in each deemed credible. Police are trying to trace the sources.
A onetime Belmar resident who served as Chief Financial Officer of a shore orthopedic health provider awaits a March sentencing for taking more than $1,000,000 from its accounts over an eight-year span. Harry Wolfmuller pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge today.
The price tag for fixing a Garden State Parkway bridge in Middletown that was hit by a construction vehicle earlier this month comes to $3,000,000.The Turnpike Authority is also paying two engineering firms $1,000,000 apiece.
Health care workers can find jobs in every stratum of the field next Wednesday at the Ocean County Library Toms River branch. The Health Care Job Fair includes dozens of companies and organizations seeking full-time, part-time, substitute and per diem employees.
A new push to equip illegal immigrants in New Jersey with driver's licenses begins in Trenton. Assemblywoman Annette Quijano says that her Safe and Responsible Drivers Act would ensure that undocumented aliens are licensed and insured to be behind the wheel. She's fending off lingering concerns that New Jersey's digitized identification system would be compromised.
Girl Scouts of America advises parents not to encourage their children to hug relatives. Organization leaders explaoined that it potentially implants an idea of physical affection for favors or gifts, which leads to more complicated moral choices later in life among peers or employers.