NORTH WILDWOOD TO HIRE CONSULTANT TO HELP WITH HEREFORD INLET SAND

North Wildwood’s city council meets Tuesday and will consider the hiring of a consultant from Washington, DC to help with matters involving the Coastal Barrier Resources Act.  The city was prohibited from using sand from Hereford Inlet for beach projects, but recently teamed up with Stone Harbor and Avalon to get a reversal of that …

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TWO VINELAND MEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH FATAL SHOOTING

Two Vineland men have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that resulted in one man being killed back in May.  Cumberland County authorities announced 23 year old Sharay Palmer and 29 year old Wayne Broughton have been charged with murder and other offenses in connection with the killing of Travis Douglass of …

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PENNSYLVANIA MAN BUSTED FOR CHILD SEXUAL CONTACT ON SEA ISLE BEACH

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office says a 60 year old Pennsylvania man has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with a minor on the Sea Isle City beach.  Authorities say Stephen Gallagher of Lafayette Hill, PA was charged Wednesday with committing the crime.  Gallagher could face at least five years in prison …

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STATE ISSUES NEW HEALTH RULES FOR SCHOOLS, INCLUDING SHUTDOWN CRITERIA

New Jersey released new guidelines Thursday for schools who want to hold in-class instruction.  The New Jersey Department of Health has ruled that if two individuals in two different classrooms in the same school test positive for Covid-19, the entire school could be closed for weeks.  Public school districts are dealing with last-minute decisions on …

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REPORT: MURPHY TO REQUIRE MAIL-IN ELECTION IN NOVEMBER

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to announce tomorrow that New Jersey’s November elections will be largely held via mail.  NJ Advance Media reports that Murphy will make the announcement Friday, relying largely on the coronavirus pandemic as the reason mail in elections will occur.  There could be very few places to vote in …

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