TWO INJURED IN MOBILE HOME FIRE

Two South Jersey women were injured during an early morning fire inside their mobile home on Sunday.  Police say a mobile home located on Cedarwood Drive in Pittsgrove, Salem County, went up in smoke and flames on Sunday.  One woman suffered burns to her hands, while another woman suffered smoke inhalation.  A heater may have…

SHORE COMMUNITY WAWA’S SCHEDULED TO OPEN

Imagine your neighborhood without a Wawa convenience store.  Some shore communities faced that reality following Hurricane Sandy.  The Wawa corporation announced over the weekend that several shore communities who have been without Wawa since the storm will see their stores reopen soon.  Locally, the Wawa in Ocean City on West Avenue will open at the…

AVALON POLICE CREATE FACEBOOK PAGE

The Avalon Police Department has joined the social media craze.  The police department announced that it created its first-ever Facebook page that will be filled with crime tips, an email reporting tip line, and other community information.  The page compliments a new website the police department unveiled a few months ago, www.avalonpolice.org.

STATE CONTINUES TO URGE E-RECYCLING

The State of New Jersey continues to urge residents to properly dispose of computers, televisions, and other electronic waste.  The state has pushed this month on an education program designed to tell consumers that these items cannot be put out with the household trash.  The state created and Electronic Waste Management Act two years ago…

OPEN AGAIN: ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

Another New Jersey community has re-opened following Hurricane Sandy.  Island Beach State Park has now been opened to the public after being closed since the super storm hit in late October.  That community suffered a boardwalk destruction, tossed roller coaster cars on the beach, and unearthed an old barge.  The park hosts about two million…