Both lanes on Ocean City’s 34th Street Bridge are expected to be open again come Thursday. City officials say the regular traffic pattern should be back in time for the Spring Block Party weekend. The bridge work is one of many capital projects underway in the city.
Middle Township Police have charged 27 year old Lorenzo Mignano with burglary and criminal mischief after he went into a home on Shunpike Road Friday morning, uninvited. Police say he entered a home rummaged through the residence, took a shower, and damaged property. Mignano was incarcerated pending a bail hearing.
Many local communities have held Arbor Day celebrations this week. On Friday morning, Avalon held an Arbor Day celebration which included a proclamation delivered by Mayor Marty Pagliughi to the Avalon Garden Club. The club planted a pink crape myrtle tree on a Dune Drive traffic island to recognize women who have battled breast cancer.
If your weekend travel takes you northbound on the Garden State Parkway to the split into local lanes, be prepared for delays. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced that the northbound local lanes will be closed this weekend north of milepost 100 for maintenance work. The Authority calls the potential delays quote “severe”.
A 63 year old woman from the Villas was charged with DUI after she drove her Jaguar off the road, and into a house, Thursday afternoon. Police say Joanne M. Thomas was issued multiple motor vehicle violations in connection with the accident. She was released on her own recognizance.
It was an historic victory for the Ocean City lacrosse team Thursday. Ocean City became the first CAL team in history to knock off St. Augustine in lacrosse with an 11-10 victory. The Hermits play an independent schedule that includes some CAL teams. St. Augustine had won 56 games in a row over CAL opponents.…
In case you missed it last night, the Philadelphia Eagles traded out of the first round of the NFL Draft. The Birds sent their pick to the Baltimore Ravens, who used the pick to select Louisville QB Lamar Jackson. The Eagles get three draft picks in return.
A three vehicle accident snarled traffic Thursday evening on Route 40 in Hamilton Township. Police say three vehicles were involved in a crash near Meadowbrook Drive that was started when a pickup truck and a car collided. 61 year old Mark Fonte of Mays Landing was the driver of the car; he was transported to…