Lightning struck the Governor’s mansion in Drumthwacket on Tuesday. There were no injuries resulting from the lightning strike which knocked out some equipment. Governor Christie was not at the mansion when the strike occurred.
President Trump and Governor Christie are meeting in Washington today to discuss the opioid epidemic in the United States. They will both participate in a roundtable discussion scheduled to begin at 11am inside the White House. ##
51 year old Herbert Tozer has been formally indicted on murder charges in connection with the stabbing death of a 45 year old man at the Country Motel in Rio Grande. Tozer is accused of stabbing Robert Niemczura in the neck; he later died of his injuries. If convicted, Tozer could get 30 years to…
Republican and democratic gubernatorial debates are headed to Stockton University. The University announced that it has been selected by the New Jersey Law Enforcement Commission to hold the debates, tentatively scheduled for May 9th. ##
An Atlantic County man has been charged with selling misbranded drugs under the guise of popular drugs to treat men with sexual performance issues. 64 year old Mark Snyder of Egg Harbor Township received packages from India with unapproved generics and packaged them for re-sale. Snyder is not a registered pharmacist. ##
New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin has filed a formal appeal regarding the summer flounder quota at the Jersey Shore this summer. Martin announced that the appeal was sent to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, stating that the severe restrictions will have a devastating effect on recreational and commercial fishing in the coming months.…
Howie’s kid is coming to Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of 32 year old defensive end Chris Long, the son of former Villanova and Oakland Raiders star Howie Long. Long leaves the Patriots with a Super Bowl ring and gets a two year deal.
A house fire that resulted in three children being caught from a second floor balcony rekindled overnight in Wildwood Crest. The Wildwood Crest Police Department announced that the property located at 5508 Park Boulevard rekindled overnight and firemen found the structure fully engulfed in flames. There were no injuries. ##
A new bill is now on the desk of Governor Christie that would require the state to provide additional assistance to counties who are most at risk from severe storm events. The bill cleared the Assembly after being supported by local lawmakers Bruce Land and Robert Andrzejczak. Cape May County would be among the counties…
A bit of County history arrives at the ferry terminal in Lower Township this Friday. Lower Township Mayor Erik Simonsen, Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton, and others will attend the placement of a historical marker at the terminal this Friday which signifies the European settlement of Cape May County which began in 1631. ##