A pond restoration project is underway at the Cape May County Park and Zoo. The restoration will impact three ponds and Holmes Creek at the Zoo and is being funded by a $500,000 grant. During the restoration work this fall and next spring, a 50-foot safety buffer will be erected around the ponds.
Atlantic City leaders have put a package together that attempts to lure a major Amazon business to the gaming resort. Officials say Atlantic City would be a tremendous place for new headquarters, citing the low cost of doing business, availability to an airport, and other financial amenities. Five other New Jersey locations are in the…
Singer Tom Petty has died, ABC News has confirmed. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in Malibu said they responded to the singer’s Malibu home at 10:50 p.m. Sunday, and Petty was rushed to the hospital in cardiac arrest early Monday morning, according to Petty’s family. He was 66 years old. Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager…
The North Wildwood Police Department has announced the passing of retired Corporal Robert Champion. Champion worked for the department for 25 years, up until 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the department when they are available.
New Jersey State Police arrested a 44 year old man from Hackensack for being in possession of $2,500 worth of heroin during a motor vehicle stop on the Garden State Parkway in Upper Township. The stop was made at milepost 26.3 for a traffic violation. Luis Delgado-Bentacourt was also charged with a DWI.
Three juveniles have been charged with burglarizing several storage units at a local condominium. The thefts occurred on September 19th and involved teenagers from the Crest and Rio Grande. All three juveniles were processed and released to their parents.
Lower Cape May football quarterback Brennan Ray is the CoastSportsToday.com Athlete of the Week. Ray ran for 80 yards and three touchdowns to help the Caper Tigers to their first win of the season, 58-0 over Wildwood on Saturday afternoon. For a complete look at high school sports, log on to www.CoastSportsToday.com
Republican Kim Guadagno believes she can still win New Jersey’s gubernatorial race despite trailing democrat Phil Murphy by double digits with six weeks until Election Day. Pollsters believe Guadagno’s link to her boss, Governor Chris Christie, is hurting her popularity through the State. Guadagno trails Murphy in most polls by about 13 percentage points.
Dennis Township may soon be hiring a part time business administrator. The Cape May County Herald reports that the Township Committee approved the position during a 3-2 vote last week. The administrator post would be a part time position.
This report is courtesy of ABC News, which you can hear hourly on Coastal Broadcasting Systems’ radio stations. Stephen Paddock, 64, is the man suspected of killing at least 58 people and injuring at least 515 in Las Vegas on Sunday night in what is now believed to be the worst mass shooting in US…