CHRISTIE SIGNS ANOTHER DYSLEXIA BILL INTO LAW

Legislation requiring the state to incorporate the International Dyslexia Association’s definition of dyslexia into special education regulations, has been signed into law by Governor Chris Christie. Senator Jeff Van Drew was a sponsor of the bill. Currently, State Board of Education regulations list dyslexia as one of the specific learning disabilities that may impair a…

SIXERS NAME NEW HEAD COACH

The only NBA team without a head coach finally got one. CSNPhilly.com reports that the Philadelphia 76’ers offered the job to San Antonio Spurs Assistant Coach Brett Brown. The report says that Brown and the 76’ers have agreed to a four-year deal. The 52 year-old Brown was an assistant to Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich…

LOCAL POLICE TO INCREASE DUI CHECKPOINTS

Expect to see an increased effort by local police to fight drunk driving beginning this Friday. A statewide program called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will continue through September 2nd with roving patrols and DUI checkpoints. The initiative is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which contributed nearly $700,000 to New Jersey…

SUSPECT SOUGHT IN JULY A.C. SHOOTING

Authorities are still on the lookout for a suspect in a shooting that occurred on July 29th in Atlantic City. The wanted man is 23 year-old Kyriff Williams, a black male 5’5″ tall, approximately 140 pounds with a distinct “patchy” beard. Police discovered a gun and narcotics at the suspect’s home. Williams is wanted for…

TRI-WOOD LIFEGUARD COMPETITION MONDAY

On Monday Wildwood will host the 11th annual Tri-Wood Lifeguard Championships on the Lincoln Avenue Beach at 6:15 p.m. This competition is for young lifeguards from rookies to fourth year. Teams in competition are from the three Wildwoods, Long Beach Island, and Sea Isle City. The event will feature four rowing races, a box-swim and…