FIRST COURT APPEARANCE IN MANSLAUGHTER CASE

An Atlantic City man who was charged with second-degree manslaughter  in connection with the Feb. 15 death of a Florida man, had his initial court appearance this afternoon where he was formally advised of the charges against him, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Tyvon Junne, 26, was arrested and charged with killing Charles Baker,…

LOWER TOWNSHIP PICKS UP SIGNIFICANT GRANT MONEY

Lower Township Manager Mike Voll announced that Lower Township will receive two Small Cities Community Development Block Grants (totaling $700,000) from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA). One grant, for $500,000, will fund the extension and reconstruction of five storm water beach outfalls in the Villas.  The streets include:  St. Johns Avenue, Greenwood…

AVALON WATER CONSERVATION EXPERIMENT UNDERWAY

The Borough of Avalon has begun an experimental program on three separate traffic islands on Dune Drive.The program will help determine the cost and effectiveness of three different irrigation technologies.  Traffic islands from 39th Street north to 37th Street are being prepared this week for the program, which will run through the spring and summer…