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DRBA TO MERGE E-Z PASS USAGE INTO NEW JERSEY

The E-Z Pass operations of the Delaware River and Bay Authority are going to merge into New Jersey. The agency is expected to realize approximately $750,000 in annual cost savings by merging its operation with New Jersey E-ZPass. Some of the advantages for DRBA E-ZPass account holders include: – Reduced …

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POLICE LOOKING FOR THOSE RESPONSIBLE IN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

An investigation is continuing into an aggravated assault on a local resident. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that on May 29, Oleg Kostyucheck was assaulted in the parking lot of the McDonald’s Restaurant in Wildwood. The victim was taken to the Cape Regional Medical Center and eventually transferred …

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TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT INJURES THREE IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

An accident took place in Upper Township on Sunday that involved two vehicles. The incident took place in the area of Old Stagecoach and Church Road. All three passengers were taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, but none of them are believed to have life-threatening injuries. The accident was …

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STATE HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE COULD BE PRIVATIZED

A pilot program is being created to see how the privatization of maintenance on state highways would work. The Record Newspaper reports that the program would include select roads to see how the privatization effort would work, and could be applied to more state roads possibly. According to the report, …

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MASS RETIRING CONTINUES BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

A new report says the amount of public employees retiring is continuing at a high rate. The Star-Ledger reports that nearly 15,000 state workers will retire before the end of July for this year. Lawmakers are working on reforms to health benefits and pensions, which is in turn making a …

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WOMAN DIES FROM FALL AT TROPICANA GARAGE

Few details have been released, but a woman jumped from the top of the Tropicana garage and died as a result on Sunday. An investigation is on-going by Atlantic City Police. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. o Sunday. The victim has not yet been identified by police.

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MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

A Superior Court Judge sentenced a 41-year-old Atlantic City man to six years in prison on Friday for drug offenses committed in 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. In accordance with a plea agreement, Luis A. Figueroa must serve three years before becoming eligible for parole. On April 19, 2011, Figueroa pleaded …

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ATLANTIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING CRASH

Authorities are seeking witnesses to a one-vehicle crash in Absecon on Saturday that left one man dead. At 9:54 p.m. Saturday night, members of the Absecon Police Department responded to the single-car crash at milepost 53.9 on Route 30. It is alleged that the driver, Sundeep S. Sekhon, 34, of Atlantic City, was …

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