Home / Local News (page 2950)

Local News

SENATE APPROVES BILL ASKING CONGRESS TO BAN CERTAIN CARRY-ON FEES

A measure sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew urging Congress to enact legislation prohibiting airlines from charging fees for certain carry-on baggage stored in the plane’s overhead compartment has been approved by the full Senate. “It’s one thing for airlines to charge travelers for checked luggage, but tacking on fees …

Read More »

POWERBALL SURGES PAST $150 MILLION

One of the main lottery games in New Jersey has a huge jackpot. The Powerball is at $155 million. There were no winning tickets sold in the game on Saturday. The next drawing for the huge jackpot will take place on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Mega Millions will draw for $64 million …

Read More »

REPORT: HOME MARKET NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET

A new report says the economy may be improving slightly, but don’t expect the house market to. CBS New York reports that the home foreclosures in New Jersey are expected to rise 20 percent in 2011. They interviewed an woman who is with the administrative office of the courts. As …

Read More »

MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT ON MINOR

A 44-year old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested and charged with multiple offenses including first degree aggravated sexual assault, second degree endangering the welfare of a child, and second degree sexual assault, resulting from assaults on two separate individuals, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. Roderick Knox, of Glenn Avenue, was taken …

Read More »

LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY

The National Weather Service says there is a chance some areas of Cape May County could see some light snow Monday night into early Tuesday morning. A storm system will move into the region during the early part of the week that should bring a chance of rain throughout the …

Read More »

FIRES STRIKE SATURDAY IN MIDDLE, DENNIS TWPS.

Firemen throughout Cape May County responded to two separate structure fires over the weekend The first fire occurred Saturday morning in Dennis Township. A structure fire was reported in the 800 block of Court House-Dennisville Road. An aluminum barn went up in fire and smoke, and ignited some nearby brush. …

Read More »

POLAR BEAR WEEKEND IN SEA ISLE AS CITY FACES LAWSUIT

This weekend is Polar Bear Plunge weekend in Sea Isle City. It also marks the second anniversary of the death of Tracy Hottenstein in Sea Isle who’s body was found on the bay front several hours after the 2009 polar bear plunge took place. The Hottenstein family has sued 19 …

Read More »

1ST DISTRICT DEMS PLAN TO SEEK RE-ELECTION

Three democratic lawmakers from our 1st legislative district all plan to seek re-election in the fall. Senator Jeff Van Drew and Assemblymen Nelson Albano and Matthew Milam all will run for re-election in the fall. Van Drew is the leader of the ticket since he used to be the mayor …

Read More »