This probably won’t work out well for the perpetrator who did it. Washington Township Police say someone stole a life sized cutout standup of Pope Francis from the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Three women driving a white Audi took the cutout; one of the suspects was described as a 70 year old woman on…
Sea Isle City will be considering a new set of beach regulations during a Council meeting on November 14th. Council will discuss various regulations including beach smoking, large holes that are dug on the beach, and the erection of large tents. A Capital Plan Workshop meeting will also be held on that date.
Wildwood Crest is seeking volunteers to help during an annual beach sweep event. Clean Ocean Action and Borough officials will sweep the beaches of litter and other debris during the morning hours of Saturday, October 21st. Volunteers can register for the event at Centennial Park.
Middle Township will be conducting a ribbon cutting event at the new Okie Wisting Recreation Complex on Tuesday. An event will be held during the late afternoon for the public to inspect new amenities including a playground, fishing pier, wildlife observation deck, and disc golf course. The event begins at 4:00pm.
The Borough of Avalon is creating a Monarch Butterfly Habitat, and will locate the habitat at Armacost Park in the southern end of the community. Mayor Marty Pagliughi presented the habitat at the recent Borough Council meeting. It is expected to attract important pollinators who often stop in our region during their fly byes to…
Ocean City will be getting a big beach fill project that begins later this month. City officials announced that 1 million cubic yards of sand will be placed on the beaches between Seaspray Road and the 14th Street Pier. Dunes will be rebuilt as part of this federal beach project.
Stone Harbor Police have announced several street closings that will be in effect for a little over a week for various street repaving operations. Sections of Corinthian Drive, 98th Street, Sunset Drive, and 111th Street are among the streets to be repaved in the Borough.
The Cumberland County SPCA animal shelter is in dire financial straits and may close at the end of the year. The Daily Journal reports that letters have been sent to the municipalities in Cumberland and Salem counties that contracts with the shelter will expire at the end of the year, and will not be renewed.
September was a great month for Atlantic City’s casinos. New win figures were released on Thursday and they show the revenue from the gaming halls up by eight percent over the prior year. The casinos took in a combined $235.8 million dollars, about $18 million more than last September.
Imagine seeing a news report about a $24 million lottery ticket that was set to expire in 48 hours, reaching into your pocket, and finding the lucky ticket. That’s what happened to 68 year old Jimmie Smith of East Orange who checked some tickets in a shirt pocket and discovered he had the winning ticket…