EPA SAYS OCEAN ALGAE NO PROBLEM

Reports of an algae bloom off the Jersey Shore could not be confirmed on Thursday. The Associated Press says that the state Environmental Protection Department could not find signs of a reported phytoplankton bloom that was spotted off southern Monmouth and northern Ocean counties. The DEP says samples indicate that marine algae levels are greatly reduced and below…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER

An Atlantic City man charged with the murder of his girlfriend pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter. On April 21, 2011, inside an Atlantic City deli, Freddy R. Solorzano, 52, fatally stabbed Deziree Vivian, 27, of Factoryville, Pennsylvania. Shortly after the incident, Atlantic City Police arrested Solorzano at a residence on South Florida Avenue. He was…