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CREST SCHOOL BUDGET TRIMMED BY $600,000

The Wildwood Crest Board of Education has made significant cuts to its school budget. Superintendent of Schools Dennis Anderson, tells Coastal Broadcasting that over $600,000 has been taken out of the budget in response to certain cuts the state’s Department of Education required and local taxpayers requested. The cuts brought …

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TRUCK COLLIDES WITH HOME IN WOODBINE, ONE DEAD

A man died when his tractor trailer he was driving left the roadway and smashed into a home in Woodbine. State Police say that Richard Caprioni, of Dennis Township, was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation. No one was …

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STABBING LEADS TO ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES

A Vineland man was arrested for attempting to killing another man. Police say that Julio Rosario, stabbed Manuel Ayala on Saturday night. Police arrested and charged Rosario with attempted murder and weapons offenses charges. Ayala is being listed in critical, but stable condition at the Cooper University Hospital. Rosario was …

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POLICE CHARGED DELIVERYMAN IN HIT-AND-RUN

A Domino’s Pizza delieveryman in Bridgeton struck a child with his vehicle and continued on without stopping. Police arrested Michael Fuentes and charged him with knowingly leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury, while also being issued tickets for careless driving, driving while suspended, and failure to report …

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RESIDENTS BEING URGED TO APPLY FOR FEMA ASSISTANCE

Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible. Federal funding has been made available to affected individuals in Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, …

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ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS REPORT SIGNIFICANT YEAR-TO-YEAR DROP

Atlantic City casino hotels reported a 21.4 percent decline in gross operating profits in 2009, including a 16.4 percent decline in the fourth quarter alone, according to figures released Monday by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. Gross operating profits totaled $739.5 million in 2009 compared to $940.9 million in …

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RECALL EFFORT BEING APPEALED BY SENATOR MENENDEZ

United States Senator Robert Menendez is appealing a decision that would allow for a recall effort to move forward on him. Menendez is appealing the decision to the state’s Supreme Court. His office has said that the federal Constitution does not allow for a recall of a federal Senator. A …

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VAN DREW TESTIFIED IN FRONT OF SENATE ECONOMIC GROWTH COMMITTEE

Senator Jeff Van Drew testified before the Senate Economic Growth Committee on legislation he sponsored to permit legalized sports wagering in New Jersey, calling it vital to Atlantic City ’s economic success. The bill would ask voters to approve a constitutional amendment to legalize sports wagering at New Jersey ’s …

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OCEAN CITY TRANSFORMING MARINA AREA

Ocean City officials are working on creating a marina in the city. The currently vacant piece of land at 2nd and Bay will be the home of the project. The property was partially funded by a New Jersey Green Acres Grant. The City is also pursuing County Open Space Funds. …

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