DYSLEXIA BILLS PASSES BY SENATE

On Thursday the New jersey Senate passed a group of bills designed to improve diagnosis and treatment of children with dyslexia. An Ocean City woman and her daughter with dyslexia have been lobbying for the legislation for nearly eight years. Samantha Ravelli, now a high school junior with dyslexia, was in Trenton to assist Senator…

TWO MEN CHARGED IN HEROIN DEATHS

On Thursday an Ocean County grand jury indicted a 22 year-old man in the heroin overdose death of 26 year-old Steven Janson of Stafford Township. The prosecutors office said Rasan McGee was charged with manslaughter in the case, as he sold the fatal dose of heroin to Janson. A second indictment was handed down to…

SIXERS WHEEL & DEAL AT NBA DRAFT

The Philadelphia 76ers got two first-round picks during Thursday night’s NBA draft, but it cost them their all-star point guard. The Sixers traded away Jrue Holiday and a second round pick to New Orleans for the number six overall pick in the draft, 6’10” Nerlens Noel from Kentucky, plus a number one draft pick for…

REPORT: MORE FEMA CASH HEADED TO CAPE

Towns throughout New Jersey that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy will be getting more FEMA aid thanks to a new FEMA reimbursement formula.  This translates into an extra $65.9 million for New Jersey communities, including many in Cape May County.  Cape May will see an extra $308,000, while North Wildwood and Ocean City will both…