FERRY ROLLS OUT NEW CONTEST, APP

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry has unveiled a new app, which features a major contest. The Cross-Cape Adventure app features 25 locations on both sides of the water where people can “check-in” from and qualify. Marketing Director Mike Porch told Coastal Broadcasting that in order to qualify, you must check-in from at least one spot on…

TOURISM DEPARTMENT EXCEPTS STRONG SUMMER

Expect Cape May County to build on last summer. That was the message of Cape May County Tourism Director Diane Wieland. She spoke with 987 The Coast, WCZT during its weekly broadcast at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Last year, the county saw a 5.4 percent increase in tourism expenditures over the year prior. Wieland noted…

COAST GUARD SUSPENDS SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN

The Coast Guard suspended its search at 8:30 p.m. Sunday for a missing man near Barnegat Bay, N.J. Missing is Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Holmes, 25. Holmes is an active duty member of the Coast Guard stationed at Air Station Atlantic City as a machinery technician. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received…

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND CARAVAN PRAISED BY FANS

The Press of Atlantic City reports that concert goers to the Dave Matthews Ban Caravan were generally pleased with Bader Field as a venue. The concert was held for three days over the weekend, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dave Matthews Band. Two problems were reported…black dust was blowing from the old runways…

UPDATE: MAN MISSING IN BARNEGAT BAY

US Coast Guard crews and local authorities continue to search for a 25-year-old man who fell off a 23-foot pleasure boat on Saturday near Barnegat Bay. The Coast Guard suspended it’s search at 8:30PM, but State Police continued to look for the man using sonar equipment. Two men sitting in the rear of the boat…

LIVE BULLET BROUGHT INTO MILLVILLE SCHOOL

A new report says that a Millville student had brought a live bullet into school. The Daily Journal reports that a 3rd-grader at Rieck Avenue Elementary School brought the bullet into school. It belonged to the boy’s father, who is a corrections officer. The report says the school didn’t want to press charges and the…