WEST WILDWOOD POLICE GET NEW SUV

On Wednesday, the Borough of West Wildwood rolled out their new SUV police cruiser, made possible by a USDA grant. The 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe was purchased with $31,500 from the United States Department of Agriculture, which was 75 percent of the cost of the vehicle. West Wildwood is deemed a rural area by USDA standards,…

STOCKTON CHOSEN FOR BEST COLLEGE LIST

The Princeton Review has included Stockton College on it’s 2014 list of “Best in the Northeast”. The Review gave Stockton high marks for it’s small class sizes, eco-friendly campus and faculty-guided research. Popular programs mentioned on their website were the marine science and physical therapy programs. Stockton was also ranked in the top tier of…

NOAA DECLARES DOLPHIN DEATHS “UNUSUAL”

The investigation continues into the deaths of more than 125 dolphins along the east coast since early July. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has declared the deaths as an “unusual mortality event”. The federal declaration opens up funding to help local stranding centers continue their work. More than 100 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded…

BOOKER CRITICIZED AT SENATE DEBATE

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who leads in the polls to become the Democratic Senate candidate in next week’s election, was the target of criticism by his three opponents in Thursday night’s debate. Congressman Frank Pallone said Booker spends too much time outside Newark giving speeches and is closely tied to Wall Street donors. State Assemble…

VICK TO START FIRST PRESEASON GAME

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has named Michael Vick to start at quarterback in Friday night’s first preseason game against the New England Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field. Nick Foles will play in alternating series throughout the first quarter. Next week Foles will get the start against the Carolina Panthers, with Vick alternating with…