On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said he wants to phase out the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams, known as the PARCC tests. Murphy wants to drop from six to two the number of PARCC tests required in high school. His administration has significantly reduced the percentage of weight used by…
Some major upgrades are coming to the pond at the Cape May County Park and Zoo. County officials say the pond was dredged earlier this year and the water quality is greatly improved; new grasses and other plant life are also being planted to make the pond more aesthetically pleasing.
An alligator has decided to walk through some neighborhoods in Mullica Township, South Jersey. Police are looking for the gator who was seen strolling through some yards with no particular agenda. No one knows where the gator came from.
Avalon Police have arrested a 38 year old Media, PA man who was wanted for stalking and other crimes. Police announced they have arrested Douglass P. Scott who was a wanted fugitive. Scott was arrested last weekend and had some drugs in his possession.
If the congressional election were held today, democrat Jeff Van Drew would be packing his bags to Washington. A new Stockton University poll gives Van Drew a 23 point lead over republican Seth Grossman. The same poll also gives republican Bob Hugin an edge over Robert Menendez in the Senate race.
An underground pipe must be repaired, and that will result in the partial closure of Clubhouse Drive in Lower Township next week. Township officials say the road will be closed from Pinewood to Mallow roads next Monday so work can be done.
Hundreds of new jobs are being created by the Applebee’s restaurant chain at its 17 South Jersey locations. The company announced that it will soon interview for a variety of positions at the restaurants, including in Atlantic City and Vineland.
The Target store in Mays Landing is among 1,000 stores around the country ready to get an upgrade. Target announced that the Mays Landing store is among 11 in the Garden State that will be remodeled to help better serve its local audience.
A 30 year-old man who unsuccessfully tried to rob an Ocean First Bank branch was arrested on Wednesday by Wildwood Police. Brandon Ivens entered the bank at Maple and New Jersey Avenues on Tuesday and handed the teller a handwritten note demanding cash. Ivens left the bank empty-handed and was apprehended the next day, charged…
An emergency repair of an underground pipe for the Cox Hall Creek drain, will shut down Clubhouse Drive from Pinewood Road to Mallow Road, beginning Monday, Sept. 24th. This area will be closed to ALL pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular traffic. This road closure will be 24 hours a day, until the completion of the project, which…