BOREK WEEKEND CELEBRATED IN AVALON

Surfers hit the ocean in Avalon on Saturday in a celebration of the life of Brendan Borek, a local teenager who lost his life to cancer.  The 22nd Brendan Borek weekend was held in Avalon with surfers hitting the water in Brendan’s memory and honor.  Borek lost his life after battling Ewing’s Sarcoma.  All of…

MAN MEDAVAED FOLLOWING HEART ATTACK

A man had a heart attack near Barnegat Light and Coast Guard officials were called to the rescue. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received notification around 2:30 p.m. from the fishing vessel Captain Cecil stating one of its crewmembers was in need of medical attention.  A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic…

TWO SAFE FOLLOWING BOAT FIRE

A boat fire erupted on Friday afternoon along the Jersey Shore. The Coast Guard responded to the fire near Long Beach. A good Samaritan safely embarked the two people who were aboard the 25-foot boat when it caught fire. The cause of the fire is unknown. The New Jersey State Police also responded, and TowBoat…