FISHING PIER REOPENS IN OCEAN CITY

The 12th Street Fishing Pier in Ocean City reopened to the public on Friday. The pier had to be rebuilt after being damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Sandy. The Ocean City Gazette reports that the city spent $109,000 to replace the pier, plus a new bulkhead and other improvements. Local officials decided to bring back…

POWERBALL WINNERS CLAIM THEIR PRIZE

Nine women and seven men who shared one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball jackpot claimed their prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Lawrenceville. A check for $86 million was presented to the group of co-workers from the Ocean County Department of Vehicle Services who won in their office pool. The…