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JUDGE: WILDWOOD BALLOT QUESTION POORLY WORDED

A Superior Court judge stepped into another political squabble in Wildwood.  Judge Valerie Armstrong ruled on Tuesday that the wording of a special ballot question dealing with staffing in the Wildwood police department is misleading.  At issue is the wording of a question dealing with police issues.  In her decision, …

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UPDATE: ACCIDENT OUTSIDE OF SHOPRITE IN RIO GRANDE

A Villas man has been charged in a incident that put five people in the hospital. 36 year old Anthony Friel of the 200 block of Matthews Avenue in the Villas section of Lower Township36 year old Anthony Friehl of the 200 block of Matthews Avenue in the Villas section …

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LOCAL POLICE CHIEF PRAISES COUNTY SWAT TEAM EFFORT

A heaping amount of praise is being put on the countywide SWAT team following a weekend standoff in Lower Township.  Lower Township Police Chief Ed Donohue said today that the county SWAT team worked very well during a 12-hour standoff with a man who barricaded himself at a home in …

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CHRISTIE IN ATLANTIC COUNTY FOR TOWN HALL MEETING

Gov. Chris Christie is in the area today. Christie is in Hammonton for a town hall meeting. The meeting will be held at 840 12st., in Hammonton, which is the New Jersey Manufacturers Company. The governor is expected to address a number of issues and take questions from the crowd. …

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MAN — USES CELL PHONE TO ASSAULT WOMAN

An assault with a cell phone put a man in jail. Bridgeton Police confirm the arrest of Sergio Sixto-Augustine. He was arrested for aggravated assault, and other related charges for threatening to kill a woman he knew. Police say that Augustine kicked in the door to start the attack. Bail …

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SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER COLLAPSES, DIES AT MEETING

A member of the Upper Township school board collapsed and died at a meeting on Monday evening.  The Press of Atlantic City reports today that Audrey Eichenberger died after she collapsed during a board meeting on Monday.  School Superintendent Vincent Palmieri issued a statement, saying Eichenberger collasped shortly before 7:00pm; …

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BLOODS MEMBER ARRESTED IN WILDWOOD

An online report by the Cape May County Herald says a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested on Saturday. Lee Jaudon allegedly ran from police and was charged with reckless driving, eluding police, obstruction, and resisting arrest, according to the report. The report suggests that Jaudon was a …

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ALBANO RESPONDS TO REDISTRICTING RUMORS

State Senator Jeff Van Drew may need to look for new running mates. Assemblyman Nelson Albano talked with Coastal Broadcasting about the rumors that he may not represent the 1st district after this following election. The redistricting effort is going on and it is unclear what the 1st district will …

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