BAD WEATHER CLOSES WILDWOOD PIERS

Due to the heavy rains expected by Tropical Storm Andrea, amusement rides along the Wildwood Boardwalk will be closed on Friday. Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks announced on their Facebook page that their piers will be closed on Friday due to the bad weather. Morey’s does expect to open for business as usual on Saturday for the weekend.

EMPLOYEE OF PLEASANTVILLE BUSINESS PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD

A former employee of The Vacation Ownership Group LLC of Pleasantville, N.J., admitted to conspiring to defraud owners of timeshare properties by offering phony consulting services. U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced that Joseph Saxon, 39, of Brigantine, N.J., pleaded guilty inside of a federal court to superseding information charging him with one count of conspiracy…

GLOBETROTTERS PROMOTE ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN

Members of the Harlem Globetrotters are visiting the Jersey Shore to feature various locations in an Internet video. Handles Franklin of the world-famous basketball team spoke to students at a local school in Wildwood on Wednesday, as part of the team’s anti-bullying program. Franklin is also appearing at 11 other well-known shore locations and filming a…