What a month August was, huh? Rain and cooler temperatures would have you believe it wasn’t the last full month of the summer, but hey, at least there was no hurricane!
Let’s take a look at the most read stories from the month. Click on the headline for the full article.
Rather than going in reverse, a 17-year-old girl went forward in her sedan this month. It wouldn’t have been too big of a deal if the AT&T store in Chester wasn’t directly in front of her, resulting in her vehicle taking up the entire retail space after smashing through the wall.
A man posing as a home’s owner tried leasing the property to potential tenants for $3,500. Once they signed on the dotted line it was realized not only was the transaction bogus, but the home didn’t belong to the “seller.”
That’s right: after years of planning and organizing, the bridge on Newburgh Road will finally be replaced. Construction is expected to begin Sept. 3, and could take as much as a year to complete. The entire roadway will be closed to through traffic.
New Jersey Monthly magazine’s bi-monthly rankings for best town to call home were revealed this month, and Washington Township came in number 46 overall. Most of western Morris had towns in the top-50 as well.
The old Spartan Mart gas station, which has been unoccupied since fuel cost less than $2.50 per gallon, is being transformed into a bagel and deli. The owner says Long Valley is the perfect place for him and his business, and expects to open later this fall.