98.7 The Coast Local News

WOODBINE SWEARS IN NEW OFFICERS FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT

Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky announced the officers of the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department at their recent annual installation dinner. Swearing in the officers was State Senator Jeff Van Drew. Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak was also in attendance. Line Officers are: Chief, Manuel Gonzalez.; Assistant Chief, Jose Santiago; Captain, Douglas Watkins ; Lieutenants, Joseph Schalek, Victor Hartley,…

OCEAN CITY STUDENTS TO COMPLETE SPACE EXPERIMENT

On Tuesday evening a SpaceX capsule splashed-down to Earth from the International Space Station, containing an experiment by six Ocean City High School student scientists and their advisers.  The Student Spaceflight Experiment Program allowed them to launch an original experiment analyzing the effect of microgravity on the attachment rate of E. coli bacteria to lettuce cells.…

98.7 The Coast Local News

NORTH WILDWOOD DOCTOR SUING FOR MALICIOUS PROSECUTION

The Press of Atlantic City reports that a North Wildwood doctor is suing Cape May County for malicious prosecution after he was acquitted of distributing illegal painkillers. Dr. John Costino, 70, and his wife Barbara Haas, claimed the case destroyed their medical practice and caused turmoil for them, their patients and employees. Cape May County Prosecutor Robert…

BEACH BAR PROPOSAL ACCEPTED BY WILDWOOD COMMISSION

On Wednesday the Wildwood Commission voted to accept a proposal for a new beach bar this summer near the Wildwoods Convention Center. The project will be a collaboration between Philly based Vibrant Development Group, and Imian Partners of Connecticut along with landscape architects Groundswell Design Group, of Hopewell Township. No representatives from the companies were in attendance at the meeting on…