The Wildwood girls basketball team knocked off Middle township Wednesday night, 34-22. It was the first time both teams were able to play each other in the past decade. The Lady Warriors held the Panthers to just 15 points with only a few minutes left in the game. For more on this game, see Brian…
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal will be making a major announcement Thursday regarding the State’s plan to battle the opioid crisis. Grewal will outline the plan during a keynote speech at Seton Hall Law School Thursday morning. The initiative is expected to include a new leadership strategy and various community outreach programs.
A famous landmark pub will re-open in Atlantic City this week with new owners in place. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Chelsea Pub is reopening under new ownership. The Pub closed without notice last June. Some renovations have been done inside the building.
Some schools in the Garden State are dealing with reported threats of violence on social media. Schools in Monmouth and Ocean counties are dealing with new threats this week. There have been over a dozen school districts who have handled similar threats; none have been carried out.
A 28 year old man has been arrested and charged with breaking into a vacation home at the Jersey Shore to light a mattress on fire. Colin Kerlin of Ship Bottom was charged after he broke into a home on Long Beach Island last month. Kerlin drug the mattress to the master bedroom of the…
$75 million in funding for various women’s health care programs have been restored by Governor Phil Murphy. Murphy signed new legislation into law that restores funding that was stripped away by the Chris Christie administration. Murphy signed another measure that provides for contraceptives to be made available to women on Medicaid.
The Press of Atlantic City reports 16 layoffs impact its own newspaper, and Catamaran Media, the publisher of the local Gazette newspapers. Declining advertising revenues and reduced circulation were reported as the reasons for the layoffs. BH Media is the parent company of the Press and other publications.