Smoking may be prohibited on all beaches in New Jersey if a measure approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee becomes law. The Committee voted Thursday on a bill that would prohibit smoking on all New Jersey beaches. Some beaches already restrict smoking; this bill would prohibit smoking on beaches statewide.
The Vineland Board of Education is taking steps to fire tenured teacher and boys basketball coach Albert D. Porter. The Daily Journal reports that Porter allegedly had an improper relationship with an underage student that resulted in applying cream to the minor’s bare back. Porter was a former Vineland High School teacher of the year;…
Cape May Police have charged two men with various drug offenses after responding to a motor vehicle incident in the city back on April 27th. Police announced that 46 year old Mark Coleman of Leesburg, 19 year old Christian Ortega from Vineland, and 18 year old Joquarry Gibson of Millville were all hit with various…
The annual Police Unity Tour Chapter 2 peddled through Cape May County on Thursday. Dozens of police officers from our region hop on bikes and ride to Washington, DC to raise support and awareness for the men and women who gave their lives in law enforcement. Photo courtesy of Borough of Avalon website.
A sure sign of summer’s arrival..parking meters get turned on in North Wildwood on Tuesday. City police issued a notice on its social media channels saying that the meters will remain on through the last Sunday in October. Meters are active between 9am and 3am in the entertainment district.
State Police will be holding its second annual “Missing in New Jersey” event next weekend to put a spotlight on individuals who remain missing in the Garden State. One of them is John T. Glenn who was last seen in Ocean City 11 years ago who sailed from his boat and has not been seen…
The World Series of Birding will be happening this Saturday in Cape May County. The event allows competitors the opportunity to find the largest number of bird species in a 24 hour period. Its the 35th anniversary of the event, held by the New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory.
Patrick Callahan will continue in his role as the superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. Governor Phil Murphy decided to give the job to Callahan, who was appointed by former governor Chris Christie. Callahan must still be confirmed by the New Jersey Senate.
Public workers could now lose their benefits and pensions if they are convicted of some new offenses. A new bill approved by lawmakers now adds harassment, sexual assault, and lewdness to the list of offenses that can cost employees their retirement benefits. Assemblyman John Armato of Atlantic County sponsored the bill.
A 32 year old New York man has been indicted for committing a heinous sexual assault of a housekeeper at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City this year. Jamel Carlton has been indicted on numerous charges, from aggravated assault to burglary. The indictment was handed up by an Atlantic County grand jury.