Plane crash at Miller Airpark among biggest news stories of the week

It happened quite suddenly early Sunday evening, but the plane crash that happened at the Robert J. Miller Airpark in Berkeley Township drew comparisons to a similar event a few years ago. months in New Jersey.

The accident was blamed on “engine problems” and neither the pilot nor the flight instructor of the Cessna 172 were injured.

In November 2021, a 17-year-old pilot lost control of the plane, resulting in a crash at Old Bridge Airport.

It will take about a year or two until we know the full extent of what happened, because that’s how long it takes for the NTSB report to be completed.

On another separate note, New Jersey this week shifted from routine plastic bags to reusable and sometimes paper bags.

From what we’ve heard, there’s been a mix of stories about people forgetting to bring their reusable bags to some people who still want the plastic bags.

How did you do this week? Are you for or against banning plastic bags?

In regards to the pandemic, several New Jersey GOP senators are calling on Governor Phil Murphy to lift testing and vaccination mandates for public and private sector workers in the state.

US Congressman Chris Smith, who represents northern Ocean County and parts of Monmouth County, also came out this week and is calling for service members who were fired for not being vaccinated be reinstated in their functions.

Many more stories made headlines this week in Ocean County, Monmouth County, the Jersey Shore and the state as a whole.

Here are the top stories of the week from the Jersey Shore.

Top Jersey Shore News Stories of the Week

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RANKED: Here are the 63 smartest dog breeds

Is the breed of your trusty pup on the list? Read on to see if you’ll be bragging to the neighbors about your dog’s intellectual prowess the next time you walk your fur baby. Don’t worry: Even if your dog’s breed isn’t on the list, it doesn’t mean he’s not a good boy – some traits just can’t be measured.

WATCH: Check out the 50 best beach towns in America

Every beach town has its share of pros and cons, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best in which to live. For the knowledge, Stacker consulted WalletHub data, published on June 17, 2020, which compares American beach towns. The ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. Cities ranged from 10,000 to 150,000 people, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read it complete methodology here. From these rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida won’t be surprised to learn that many of the cities featured here are in one of these two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

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