NEW DRAWBRIDGE COMING TO ROUTE 50

The State of New Jersey is replacing the old drawbridge on Route 50 over the Tuckahoe River.  State officials announced right before the weekend that the project will cost nearly $12 million and is being funded by the federal government.  The highway next to the drawbridge will also be widened as part of the project.…

COAST GUARD RESCUES ONE NEAR WILDWOOD

The Coast Guard medically evacuated a boater Saturday near Wildwood after the boat she was on ran aground. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May arrived on scene and transferred the 61-year-old to awaiting EMS personnel at Schooner Island Marina. The woman reportedly suffered injuries to her collar bone and back. TowBoat U.S.…

CONVICTION HANDED DOWN IN 2011 DEATH

A fatal stabbing suspect has been found guilty. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office says that Manuel E. Concepcion Jr., 34, was convicted of aggravated manslaughter and weapons offenses in the death of Ignacio Castro. The incident took place in July 2011. Aggravated manslaughter, a crime of the first-degree, carries a state prison sentence between 10-30…