YECCO TO RETIRE IN WILDWOOD CREST

Wildwood Crest will need to start to look for a new administrator. Kevin Yecco has notified the governing body and staff of his plans to retire as of June 30. Yecco has served as the clerk and administrator for the borough and is helping the transition process. 987 The Coast was told by Yecco that he has created…

POWERBALL LOTTERY SOARS TO $475 MILLION

No one was holding the winning Powerball ticket and the new jackpot has soared. Lottery officials say that the new jackpot has reached $475 million. The next drawing will be held on Saturday night. The $475 million mark would be the second biggest Powerball ever and third biggest lottery in the country’s history. Meanwhile, as…

POLICE SEIZE 140 POUNDS OF POT IN CENTRAL JERSEY

Authorities in central New Jersey say they seized 140 pounds of marijuana and arrested ten people. The two-month investigation was called “Operation Weed Whacker” and targeted homes and businesses in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties. Officials reportedly seized about $500,000, four vehicles and drug paraphernalia. Additional arrests are anticipated as the investigation continues.

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP RECEIVES CLEAN COMMUNITIES GRANT

The Christie Administration recently announced that Middle Township will be receiving a Clean Communities grant in the amount of $48,414.69. The grant will be used for various programs and initiatives in the township to remove litter from streets and neighborhoods. The Clean Communities grants are funded by legislated user fees on manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors…