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OVER A DOZEN PUBLIC JOB CUTS IN MILLVILLE

Millville is looking for savings in its budget and layoffs are going to help them get there. The cuts are coming from different departments, with the exception of public safety. The plan also would make city hall a four-day work week. The city is trying to avoid a tax increase …

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WELCOME STRUCTURES INTO CAPE MAY TO BE REMOVED

The two structures that welcome people into Cape May are being moved to elsewhere in the city. Many critics have said the lighthouse looking structures are ugly and do not represent what Cape May should look like. City officials plan on moving the two somewhere else in the city. They …

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MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING EIGHT-WEEK-OLD CHILD

A Wildwood Crest man was arrested following a domestic violence call. A woman said that Saturnino Nunez-Pena threatened her and her eight-week-old child. Police say the man allegedly threatened her life with a knife. Nunez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, endangering the welfare of a child, …

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MAN CHARGED IN VINELAND RAMADA MURDER PLEADS NOT GUILTY

A man accused of killing his co-worker at the Ramada Inn in Vineland has plead not guilty. Wade Featherston was arraigned on murder, and aggravated assault charges. Featherston is charged with killing Robert Costello, both of Illinois, while the two were traveling together. The two men were traveling to learn …

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MAN CHARGED WITH PULLING GUN DURING PARTY

A party was cut short when a Vineland man pulled an AK-47. The News of Cumberland County reports that Terrence Martin was arrested for allegedly point the gun at people at the Bridgeton party. Martin was charged with aggravated assault, and three weapons possession charges. Police recovered the gun in …

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SHARPE JAMES IS RELEASED FROM PRISON

The former mayor of Newark was released from prison on Tuesday. Sharpe James is out of prison, after serving 18 months. He will spend the rest of his sentence in a halfway house in Newark. He was found guilty of selling city property to his girlfriend, who in turn sold …

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