Atlantic County State Senator Jim Whelan will not be seeking re-election in 2017. Politico reports multiple sources have told them that the 68 year old Whelan will not seek elected office this year. Politico believes that the likely successor to his Senate seat could be Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo.
Judy Davies Dunhour is the new mayor of Stone Harbor. Swearing in ceremonies were held in Stone Harbor Tuesday afternoon and Davies Dunhour was sworn in as mayor, replacing Suzanne Walters whom she defeated in the spring, 2016 primary election. There was no democratic opposition for mayor in Stone Harbor this November.
There is the likelihood of accumulating snow on Thursday night. The National Weather Service puts our region in a high probability range of snowfall Thursday night into Friday morning. It’s likely two inches of snow will fall in our region, but another inch is also possible. A storm that will track to our south will…
It’s a major honor this evening for longtime Middle Township boys basketball coach Tom Feraco. Feraco will have the basketball court at the high school named after Feraco during ceremonies this evening. Feraco resigned as basketball coach following a 35 year run where he won over 700 games and three state titles.
A 29 year old man was critically injured during a shooting in Atlantic City on Monday night. City police say the man was shot in the 1400 block of Cedar Court. The victim was taken to AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center. So far, no suspects are in custody.
Future casino gaming may be blocked at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Trump Taj Mahal Associates, LLC filed for a deed restriction which would block further casino gaming at the site. A new owner of the building would have to pay in order to get the…
Mike Clark remains the mayor of Middle Township. The Township Committee held its reorganization meeting on Monday and Clark will keep the title of mayor for at least another year, and Committeeman Jeff DeVico will serve as Deputy Mayor. State Senator Jeff Van Drew administered the oaths of office.
A New Jersey man who distributed child pornography will be spending the next 11 years behind bard. Authorities say 35 year old Shawn Brown will be on a lifetime supervised release once he’s out of prison. Brown is from Ewing; he admitted to sending a video showing child abuse to another person through instant messaging…
If you want a seasonal beach tag in Ocean City, its better to buy early than later. Seasonal beach tags are $20 until May 31, when prices will become $25 after June 1. Weekly ($10) and daily ($5) tags will be available for purchase during the season.
The identity of a man who was killed in an ATV crash on New Year’s Day has been identified. Authorities say Samuel DiGergorio III died during an accident in Carney’s Point when his ATV hit a utility pole. Police there say he was declared dead on the scene. A passing motorist called in the accident.