SAY SO LONG TO THE TITLE “FREEHOLDER”, IT’S ABOUT TO BECOME EXTINCT

Say so long to the word “freeholder”.  Governor Murphy is expected to sign a bill into law that would eliminate the term for the county elected position and replace it with commissioner.  Some consider the word “freeholder” to be racist and offensive since it dates back to when only white men who owned property could …

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27 YEAR OLD SOUTH JERSEY MAN BUSTED IN ATLANTIC CITY FOR FLEEING POLICE

A 27 year old man from Delanco was arrested by Atlantic City Police after fleeing from a traffic stop.  Police say Julian Hinton had no license, a warrant, and drugs.  Police say after a brief motor vehicle chase Hinton ditched his vehicle and jumped over a fence into a marsh.  He had 240 bags of …

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STRIKE OUT: TWO PHILLIES’ STAFF TEST POSITIVE, CITIZENS BANK PARK CLOSED

Citizens Bank Park is closed until further notice.  Major League Baseball announced today that two members of the Phillies staff, including a coach, have tested positive for coronavirus.  The Park is closed until further notice.  The Phillies are expected to play two games against the Blue Jays Saturday; as of now, team activities are in …

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COUNTY TO CONSIDER APPEAL IN CASE INVOLVING SANCTUARY STATE POLICIES

Cape May County is considering an appeal to the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a ruling made earlier this week regarding sanctuary states.  County Sheriff Robert Nolan says the ruling violates the rights of every sheriff in the state to voluntarily assist fellow law enforcement officers in keeping their communities safe.  Nolan …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT SUSPECTED DROWNING AT PRIVATE POOL

Middle Township Police are reporting a suspected drowning at a pool at a private residence.  Police say they responded Wednesday night to a private residence swimming pool located on Stagecoach Road.  Attempts were made to revive the individual, but failed.  The victim has been identified by police as 60 year old Harry R. Velli of …

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AVALON RESTAURANT TO RESUME FOOD SERVICE THURSDAY AFTERNOON

An Avalon restaurant and bar that closed this week due to an employee testing positive for Covid-19 is opening late Thursday afternoon.  The Windrift announced that it will resume outside dining and take out service Thursday at 5:00pm.  The Windrift closed all operations after one employee tested positive for Covid; a deep cleaning of the …

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POTENTIAL FOR ISAIAS TO IMPACT EAST COAST NEXT WEEK

There is a potential for impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias sometime next week in New Jersey, and along the East Coast.  The storm is now providing winds and drenching rain on Puerto Rico.  It is expected to take a familiar path towards the eastern coast of Florida before moving up the coast.  It’s too early …

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