Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Tuesday:

⬛ NJ will ban all gas cars by 2035

AP/Townsquare Media illustration
AP/Townsquare Media illustration

Despite serious questions about the state's electric infrastructure, Gov. Phil Murphy is pressing ahead with plans to ban gas powered cars and trucks in New Jersey.

The Murphy administration is expected to formally adopt a policy known as "Advanced Clean Cars II."

Under that plan, all new car sales will have to be electric vehicles by 2035.

⬛ NJ mayor charged with using town hall to run corrupt business

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CLARK — The longtime mayor of this Union County township is facing corruption charges after state prosecutors accused him of using municipal resources to run his landscaping business.

Mayor Salvatore "Sal" Bonaccorso, who has been in office since 2001, ran Bonaccorso & Son out of his office, using township resources to store and maintain records including computers and fax machines, Attorney General Matt Platkin said Monday.

⬛ NJ says Clark police chief, sergeant should be fired

Clark police headquarters
Clark police headquarters (Clark PD)

New Jersey's top law enforcement official is calling for the immediate termination of Clark's police chief and a sergeant in charge of the police department's internal affairs operations.

But no criminal charges are being filed against the pair.

The Office of the Attorney General on Monday released a 43-page report detailing an investigation into allegations of abhorrent language, self dealing, cover-ups, racist habits, and internal affairs abuses that had been reported to be going on for years among leaders in the force.

⬛ Airline that flies out of NJ has super cheap all-you-can-fly pass

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"Animal tails" pictured here, from left to right: Captain the Puffin, Albert & Clipper the polar bears, and Finn the tiger shark. (Getty Images)

Frontier Airlines is offering an all-you-can-fly annual pass for its lowest price ever.

The 2024-25 GoWild! Annual pass is $499.

⬛ Here is what some NJ Bed, Bath and Beyond stores are becoming

taking over Bed Bath and Beyond stores (Google Maps, Canva)
(Google Maps, Canva)

When the Union-based company officially went bankrupt this year, there were 13 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in New Jersey left to shut down, down from dozens years earlier.

Harmon’s retailers were the first to close down, which made customers even more excited to hear that an investor has plans to try and bring back that beauty brand in some form.

The company’s baby goods brand, Buy Buy Baby, has also been given a new chapter in a planned, limited rollout.

Thanksgiving snow? When it happened, & the odds in NJ for 2023

A look at the chances of snowfall, as well as other extremes that have occurred on Thanksgiving day in New Jersey (statistics based from the New Brunswick weather station).

Gallery Credit: Mike Brant


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