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OCEAN DRIVE BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED FOR TWO WEEKS

The Ocean Drive Bridge over the Great Channel will be closed for two weeks. During a recent review of the bridge, it was noted as a priority repair. Concrete work will be done underneath a couple of the girders. Cape May County Engineer Dale Foster says the bridge will be …

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REFUND COMING TO SOUTH JERSEY GAS CUSTOMERS

The average customer of South Jersey Gas will be getting $69 in a refund. The utility announced that the refund will appear on the next bill. Natural gas prices have been low for the past three years which created the refund. In total, $23 million will be sent out to …

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JUVENILES START FIRE, NEED HELP PUTTING IT OUT

A pair of juveniles created a fire on Sunday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the victims were trying to make a campfire behind the Dennis Township Primary School. According to the report, a boy and a girl were unable to put the fire out and needed help. No …

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SIBLINGS CHARGED IN FATAL ACCIDENT

An indictment was handed down to a brother and sister for a death by auto charges. A Cumberland County grand jury made the decision before the weekend. Jose Guzman and Ada Guzman were both in the country illegally from Mexico, but authorities do not know where they are now. It …

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REPORT: TWO ARRESTED IN FURNITURE STORE THEFT

A pair of store employees were arrested for lifting merchandise at J&D Furniture in Millville. The Daily Journal reports Lawrence Holloway, of Millville, and Anibal Candelario, of Vineland were charged with theft and conspiracy. The owner of the store noticed some items missing and called in the police. The two …

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DEVELOPING STORY: STRUCTURE FIRE IN WILDWOOD

Wildwood firefighters were called to the scene of a structure fire in the city Sunday evening.  The fire took place at a home on the 400 block of West Taylor Avenue. A fire official at the scene told Coastal Broadcasting that one person was injured with non-life-threatening injuries. The fire …

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CHANGED: 1ST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT IN NEW JERSEY

The 1st Legislative District in the state of New Jersey has changed.   A special state commission voted Sunday in favor of a new legislative map, and now Cape May County is together with most of Cumberland County in the new district.  The new 1st District also includes Corbin City, …

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NEW BEACH ACCESS RULES COME MONDAY IN NEW JERSEY

Brand new beach access rules are coming to the state of New Jersey.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is expected on Monday to publish brand new beach access rules that would replace the one set of rules the state tried to apply to every beach town in the …

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EZ PASS CHEATS COST THE STATE OVER $10 MILLION

According to a report by NorthJersey.com, EZ pass violators on the state’s major toll roads jilted the state out of over $10 million.  Thousands of motorists drove through EZ pass lanes last year with no intent to pay, and that cost the state about $10.1 million in revenue, according to …

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STATE SENATOR MAY MOVE TO STAY IN POLITICS

One New Jersey state senator wants to remain in office so badly, he may move.  Democratic State Senator John Girgenti says he considering moving from Hawthorne to Paterson in order to run for re-election.  Girgenti’s legislative district was expected to be moved on Sunday, which means he would likely lose …

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