ACCIDENT CLAIMS OCEAN CITY WOMAN’S LIFE

An Ocean City woman died in an Upper Township crash. The accident took place on Saturday afternoon and Joan Ponton was pronounced dead at the scene. Ponton’s vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a tractor-trailer. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were not injured. The accident remains under investigation.

CHAPPINE OUT AS MIDDLE’S HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

Middle Township is looking for a new head football coach. Lee Chappine has been released from his position. Superintendent Michael Kopakowski told Coastal Broadcasting that the district is looking for a certified teacher in the district to replace Chappine. The Panthers have not had a winning season since the middle of last decade. Kopakowski believes…