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MAJOR DRUG ARREST MADE BY STATE POLICE

State Police made a big drug arrest on Thursday. According to police, troopers from the New Jersey State Police arrested Jose Velasquez, 63, Bronx N.Y. Velasquez was observed by troopers committing a moving violation on the New Jersey Turnpike northbound in Kearny. A subsequent search of Velasquez’s 1994 Honda station wagon …

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AVALON SETS DATE FOR EASTER EGG HUNT

The Avalon Department of Recreation is getting ready for one of its most popular events of the spring season.  The Borough’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, at 10:00am. The Avalon Easter Egg Hunt traditionally attracts hundreds of children from the greater Avalon area who …

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BEACH MOVIES COMING TO AVALON IN 2011

The Borough of Avalon will present free beach movies throughout the summer of 2011.  The “Big Beach Movies” will be held on Tuesday evenings at 8:45pm on the 30th Street beach.  The movies are free, and open to the general public.  The Avalon Free Public Library is a co-sponsor of …

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NO ONE BUYS WINNING MEGA MILLIONS TICKET

There will be another chance to win a huge jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery. Officials say that no one purchased a winning ticket for Friday’s drawing and the next jackpot is estimated at $244 million. The next drawing is going to be held on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: FIRE IN WILDWOOD ON FRIDAY

A fire broke out in Wildwood on Friday afternoon. The incident was reported at to 228 East Spencer Avenue. Additional companies were requested from Wildwood Crest Fire (one Engine), West Wildwood Fire (one engine), Rio Grande Fire (Rapid Intervention Crew) and Rio Grande Rescue (rehab). Owners were on scene when …

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JUDGE WILL DECIDE ON WORDING OF WILDWOOD BALLOT QUESTION

More court proceedings involving the City of Wildwood. The group that got a proposed change to the Wildwood Police Department on the ballot is unhappy with the wording of the question. The question asks whether ordinance 828-10 that permits for one police chief, one deputy police chief, one captain, five …

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ALLEGED DRUG DEAL LEADS TO STABBING

A man was arrested for a stabbing that took place in Ocean City. Police there say that an alleged drug deal took place and the suspect tried to steal a little over a pound of marijuana by stabbing the alleged drug dealer. Andrew Clark was arrested in the stabbing. Tony …

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STATE WARNS TO BE CAREFUL WHEN DONATING MONEY OVERSEAS

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs  issued posters and flyers in Japanese and other Asian languages, with the important message “Before you Donate to Help Those Affected by the Disaster in Japan: Beware of Fraudulent Charities.” – Give to charities you know and trust. Never give to a charity …

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MAN ARRESTED FOR THROWING BEER CANS AT HIS OWN VEHICLE

A man was arrested in Millville after he was found throwing beer cans at his own vehicle. Police there arrested Michael Sauro for fourth-degree obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct. Sauro had been drinking beer and looked to be drunk. When an officer tried to talk to him, the man …

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