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CHRISTIE AND SWEENEY SIT DOWN AND TALK IN TRENTON

The two biggest political figures in the state have sat down and talked. Gov. Chris Christie and Senate President Steve Sweeney have not released any information on the meeting. It took place at the governor’s office Sweeney and Christie haven’t talked since the budget was passed and Sweeney called Christie …

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PHILADELPHIA SOUL TO HOST SILENT AUCTION AT SUMMER SLAM

The Philadelphia Soul have announced that the team will be hosting a silent auction at Summer Slam in Wildwood, NJ on Saturday, August 13 to benefit ‘Lunch with Lynch’, a Wildwood-based charity. “Summer Slam is one of my favorite Soul events every year,” said Soul VP/COO John Adams.  “The venue, …

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MOREY’S PIERS GETS HIGH MARKS FROM TRIPADVISOR

One of the world’s largest travel sites named Morey’s Piers in the top-five among waterparks. The rankings are according to TripAdvisor. In their Top Ten list, TripAdvisor called Morey’s Piers’ Waterparks a “Beachfront Bonanza.” TripAdvisor features travel advice, ratings and reviews from its members. An excerpt from a reviewer in the …

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BEACH PATROL LIFEGUARD WINS CREST 5K RUN

A local beach patrol lifeguard won the Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Race. Kevin McDonnell works in Wildwood Crest and was the overall winner on Saturday. McDonnell, 21, also a distance runner at St. Joseph’s University, completed the hard-sand, all-beach, out-and-back course in 16 minutes, 32 seconds, which was nearly two full …

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OPEN ENROLLMENT COMING FOR FEDERAL FIRE DEPARTMENT MONEY

Area fire departments can apply for federal cash. Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced an open enrollment period for fire and rescue departments to access federal grants, through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The application period will begin on Monday, August 15th and will run thru Friday, September 9th with awards …

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WOMAN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED ON LOCAL BEACH

Atlantic City Police are investigating a sexual assault that took place on a city beach early Sunday morning.  Police report a 22 year old woman from Pennsylvania was walking alone on the city’s boardwalk when she was lifted up from behind by a man and taken to the beach.  The …

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CHRISTIE TO APPEAR IN OCEAN CITY ON TUESDAY

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be in Cape May County Tuesday afternoon.  The governor is kicking off his so called beach tour on Tuesday as he holds a media event on the city’s boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace at 4:00pm.  Christie will then walk on the Ocean City beachfront after …

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MIDDLE TWP. MAN BUSTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A 19 year old Middle Township man has been arrested after police found 15 bags of marijuana in his possession.  Township police say they busted Devante Harris of Whitesboro after they responded to a call about a disorderly person over the weekend.  Police determined that Harris was wanted on a …

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SPORTS: VICTORINO SUSPENDED THREE GAMES

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino has been suspended by Major League Baseball for three games.  Victorino and the Phillies announced that the suspension is being appealed.  Victorino was suspended for his role in a huge brawl Friday night during a game against the San Francisco Giants.  Three other players were …

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WILL NATION’S POOR DEBT RATING EFFECT NEW JERSEY?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is unsure how the nation’s faltering debt rating will effect the Garden State.  Speaking to reporters on Monday, Christie says the state will take a wait and see approach to see if the lower debt rating has a negative impact on New Jersey.  Christie believes …

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