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WOMAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING FROM CABBIE

A Philadelphia woman that robbed a cab driver in Atlantic City has been sentenced. Ayanna Dunia will get five years in jail for the July, 2010 robbery. She and a previous defendant, Micah Cadogen, were found guilty of not paying for services and robbing a cab driver. Dunia must serve …

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BREAK OUT THE SPRING JACKET FOR FRIDAY

Gloves, scarves, hats..you don’t need them for Friday.  The National Weather Service says some temperature readings of 70 degrees are possible on Friday during a final day of a brief warm spell at the Jersey Shore.  Some showers may linger on Friday morning before cloudy skies dominate for the day. …

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POSTAL SERVICE: PLEASANTVILLE CENTER WILL CLOSE

So long to the mail processing facility in Pleasantville.  The United States Postal Service issued a press release saying that the Pleasantville mail processing center will close since it is being consolidated with another facility in Bellmawr.  There’s no timeline for the closure, but it is coming, according to the …

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MINOR TAX INCREASE COMING IN WILDWOOD CREST

The municipal tax rate in Wildwood Crest is going up by less than two cents.  The Wildwood Crest Commission will hold a hearing on March 21st on a new budget that will increase the tax rate to 59.3 cents, or by 1.7 cents over last year’s budget.  Some expenses are …

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THOUSANDS IN BASEBALL CARDS STOLEN IN BRIDGETON

A Bridgeton man who moved out a home left a valuable baseball card and train collection behind..now they are gone.  Bridgeton police are investigating the theft of the valuable collectibles from a home located on Suncrest Avenue.  A man who owns the house hasn’t been there for three weeks and …

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EAGLES: GOODBYE VINCE, HELLO TRENT

The Philadelphia Eagles made it very clear they have no interest in bringing back quarterback Vince Young.  The Eagles signed quarterback Trent Edwards to a one year contract this week.  Edwards hasn’t played in the league since the 2010 season.  Edwards was a former starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills …

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MINIMUM WAGE MAY BE GOING UP IN NEW JERSEY

An effort to increase the state’s minimum wage took a major step forward on Thursday.  An Assembly committee approved a measure that would increase the minimum wage in New Jersey from $7.25 an hour to $8.50 an hour.  The bill to increase the minimum wage is sponsored by Assembly Speaker …

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STONE HARBOR TO INCREASE TAXES SLIGHTLY IN ’12

Taxes will be going up slightly in Stone Harbor this year.  The Borough Council made a budget presentation on Tuesday evening that results in a small 1.3 cent increase in the local purpose tax rate.  The Borough made cuts in various departments to offset a larger tax hike.  The increase …

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PARKING METER RATES, TIMES SET FOR CREST

Wildwood Crest has set its parking meter times and dates for 2012.  It will cost you $1.25 to park each hour at a meter in Wildwood Crest.  The meters will be turned on May 1st and stay on until September 30th from 8am until 10pm seven days a week.  Some …

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