CHANGE OF COMMAND TAKES PLACE WITH COAST GUARD CAPE MAY

Cmdr. David “Lee” Petty took over command of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable, homeported here, from Cmdr. George A. Lesher during a change of command ceremony Monday. Petty reported from Coast Guard personnel allowance and pay accounts where he served as division chief within the Coast Guard’s headquarters office of resource management. The Dependable is a 210-foot medium-endurance…

AVALON HOLDS 9/11 CEREMONY

The Borough of Avalon held a special 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, September 11th at 12 Noon at the 11th Street ball field.  Over 500 people attended the event to recognize the tenth anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attack on America.  Featured at the event was an artifact from the World Trade Center that…

THREE MEN INDICTED IN MURDER CASE

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted three men for various crimes, including murder and conspiracy to commit murder, for their alleged roles in the October 16, 2010 death of an Egg Harbor City mother of two, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. Rafael Olmo, 27, of Egg Harbor City, allegedly conspired with Mario Adams, 28, of Hammonton, and Dontay…

DEATH BEING INVESTIGATED IN ATLANTIC CITY

An Atlantic City man was stabbed to death on Saturday in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. At approximately 11:30 a.m., a male victim was reported stabbed at an abandoned building located on Arctic Avenue. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department responded to the scene. The victim was taken to…

MILL RD. REOPENED AFTER STORM DAMAGE

Mill Rd. in Upper Township has been reopened. Cape May County Engineer Dale Foster made the announcement on Friday. Mill Road is just south of and parallels NJ Route 49.The road was closed due to a collapsed roadway when runoff water during Hurricane Irene eroded the embankment and roadbed around an existing storm drain pipe.  Walters…