WOMAN ARRESTED FOR BOMB THREAT

A woman has been arrested in bomb threats in Hamilton Township. Kemon Powell, of Vineland, was arrested on Tuesday in addition to Raheem Brown who was arrested last month. On Feb. 4, there was a report of a bomb threat at Hess Middle School, followed by another bomb threat at Shaner Elementary School. Both people have been charged in…

ATLANTIC CITY WAS FILLED FOR WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

More than 40,000 people visited the legendary Boardwalk Hall for the three-day 2014 NJSIAA State High School Wrestling Championship tournament (March 7-9), according to Global Spectrum, operators of Boardwalk Hall. The event directly contributed $4.3 million in spending to the local Atlantic City economy. A yearly tradition in the high school wrestling community, Championship weekend…

CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER

A man running from the law for six weeks was brought into custody this week. New Jersey State Police say they arrested Paul Willoughby, 20, of Fairlfield Township. Willoughby managed to elude authorities for over a month by using multiple locations as hide-outs. Willoughby was wanted in the the January 16 murder of Jermarl Dawkins that occurred…

MORE DISAPPROVE OF CHRISTIE THAN APPROVE

Gov. Chris Christie is losing support by the day. A new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll says the governor has lost 20 percent in his approval rating since November. The poll says 41 percent of the state approve while 44 percent disapprove. Christie’s plummeting approval ratings are almost all thanks to the Bridgegate controversy.

MIDDLE TWP. LAUDS LOBIONDO ON FLOOD INSURANCE

Count Middle Township among the supporters of efforts by Congressman Frank LoBiondo in bringing some common sense to flood insurance rate hikes.  Mayor Tim Donohue says LoBiondo has provided leadership in Washington on various coastal issues, and has visited the Township to discuss local concerns.  Last week Congress approved some changes in the Biggert-Waters Flood…