BLOOD DRIVE SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY

The American Red Cross is at work helping people devastated by the recent hurricane and flooding.  As a result, blood supplies are alarmingly low. Locally, Cape May County Government is hosting a community blood drive on Monday, November 28th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Crest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, located at 12…

ATLANTIC CITY JAZZ PERFORMER DIES AT 59

Atlantic City jazz musician Stanley Barber passed away Wednesday of a heart attack at age 59. Barber, who was also known by his Muslim name,  Hassan Abdullah, performed in jazz festivals from Cape May to Philadelphia, and in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York City. Most recently, Barber devoted his time to…

BLACK FRIDAY TO ATTRACT MANY SHOPPERS

It is the busiest day of the year for retailers. Some shoppers from around South Jersey started their Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving. Some stores were open Thanksgiving night to provide door buster savings. Many more stores will open as early as 5 a.m. on Friday. Typically, Black Friday can provide savvy shoppers with some…

ASSEMBLY TO LOOK AT A NUMBER OF ISSUES ON MONDAY

Assembly committees on Monday will consider renewed legislation to create the Back to Work NJ job creation program and bills to help employers stave off layoffs, assist local governments repair Hurricane Irene damage, strengthen teen driver safety, promote the state’s wine industry and help juveniles forced into prostitution get services they need. Hearings will begin…