GAS PRICES CONTINUE THEIR CLIMB

Your wallet was lighter the last time you filled up. A seven cent increase has been reported locally by AAA Mid-Atlantic in the last week alone. A new price survey shows gas prices are now $3.30 per gallon, which is equal with the state average. Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) chief analysts Tom Kloza doesn’t…

WOODBINE TO OPEN BIDS ON WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM

Woodbine is working to make water safer. Bids will be opened on Jan. 25 for the Woodbine Municipal Utilities Authority Water Treatment Disinfection System. Work on the Woodbine MUA Water Treatment Plant would include various state-of-the art upgrades that will improve efficiencies and help to reduce operating costs. This project also enhances operation of the…

REPORT: TWO LOCAL SPORTS LEGENDS TO ENTER HALL

Two local sports legends will be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame.  Current WCZT/WFNE sportscaster Tom Williams and current Middle Township girls basketball coach John Leahy will both be honored during a special ceremony next month.  Williams has covered local high school sports for a half century and his Prime Events football…

SIX NEW OFFICERS COMING INTO EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

New police officers were sworn in at Egg Harbor Township. The Egg Harbor Township Committee swore in the 6 new police officers during a committee meeting this week. Three of the six officers are already trained (Kenneth Winkel, Jonathan Nieves, & Joseph Griffiths).  The other three will be entering the Atlantic County Police Training Center on Monday (John Beattes, Brett Fair…

ATLANTIC CITY MAYOR ANNOUNCES LOAN PROGRAM

Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford announced a new loan initiative in his speech on Thursday at an annual business association luncheon. Langford said the city would work with a small business investment company to offer up to $40 million in loans annually for commercial and residential properties, including those threatened by foreclosure. Home ownership in the…