INAUGURAL EVENT HELD TO HONOR NAVY SEALS

On Saturday, more than 600 athletes descended onto the beaches of Ocean City to participate in the inaugural StandUP4SEALS event. The Ocean City Gazette reports that the event was held to honor Navy Seals and assist the families of those lost in battle. The event also drew a large crowd in support of competitors, who ran through a two-mile…

LOCAL SOCCER TEAM TO FACE MLS OPPONENT

It could be the competitive chance of a lifetime for a local soccer team Tuesday night in Chester, Pennsylvania. The Ocean City Nor’easters will face the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer in an exhibition match. The two teams will compete in the third round of the 100th annual Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, a national tournament that matches…

OBAMA TO VISIT JERSEY SHORE ON TUESDAY

President Obama is planning another visit to the Jersey Shore on Tuesday. The White House says that the President will tour the coastline with Governor Christie and discuss the need to expand economic opportunities for middle-class families hit by the storm. He plans to meet with business and home owners who have received benefits from recovery funds.

HAMMONTON TEEN DIES IN CAR CRASH

On Sunday morning an 18 year-old Hammonton teen-ager was killed in a single vehicle accident, in which he was a passenger. The crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, when the vehicle left Service Road in Hammonton and crashed into trees. The victim was identified as Christopher Goodwin, who was in a vehicle driven…