REPORT: NO TAKEOVER OF BORDERS BOOKS

A rumored take over of the Borders bookstores in Atlantic County will not happen.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Books a Million chain could not finalize a deal with Borders books which will likely mean the Borders will close for good in September.  Borders announced last week that it was going out…

CREST CONCERT RESCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT

Another free concert in the highly successful Wildwood Crest free concert series has been rescheduled for tonight after last evening’s rainout.  The band “High Society” will perform a pop and oldies show at 7:30pm at the Wildwood Crest Centennial Park.  The show is free, fun for all ages, just bring a blanket or a chair.…

PACERS COACH VISITS WILDWOOD CREST

Indiana Pacers head basketball coach Frank Vogel appeared at the Crest Pier in Wildwood Crest last evening.  Here is a video of his comments to the crowd as provided by the Wildwood Crest Department of Recreation’s Frank Basile and Brian Cunniff.  Vogel is a graduate of Wildwood High School and was recently named the Pacers…

HERE WE GO AGAIN: HEAT WAVE THIS WEEKEND

Another weekend, another heat wave in Cape May County.  The National Weather Service predicts another round of very hot weather for our region Friday and Saturday with the heat index on Saturday reaching 110 degrees.  Another warm front will push into our region putting air temperatures into the mid 90s on Friday and Saturday.  There…

CLEANUP CONTINUES IN OCEAN CITY FOLLOWING STORM

The cleanup and repairs continue in Ocean City following a vicious thunderstorm on Sunday that destroyed some public and private property.  More than a dozen lifeguard stands were ripped up from the storm on Sunday as a “microburst” storm developed over the city bringing high winds, plenty of lightning, and torrential rain.  Six boats belonging…