COUNTY ROUNDS UP 28 IN CHILD SUPPORT SWEEP

Cape May County Sheriff Gary Schaffer announced that officers rounded up more than two dozen deadbeat moms and dads during their bi-annual Child Support Warrant Sweep in the county.  28 people were arrested; three had warrants from municipal courts.  The county was able to collect nearly $13,000 in back child support payments.  Nine adults are…

LOBIONDO TRIES TO SAVE SOME FAA JOBS

U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo, the only New Jersey Representative on the House Aviation Subcommittee, today reached out to both Republican and Democrat leaders of the respective House and Senate committees to find a common ground that would provide for a short-term extension of the FAA Authorization Act and ensure 4,000 furloughed FAA employees nationwide,…

CONTROVERSY ENDS WITH RESIGNATION IN ATLANTIC CITY

A controversial member of the Atlantic City government has stepped down.  City officials confirm that public safety director Christine Petersen resigned on Tuesday after working on the job for over a year.  Some in the police union maintain that Petersen constantly overstepped her authority while on the job.  Petersen maintains her resignation is all about…

TWO CHARGED WITH SHOOTING IN WILDWOOD

Two people have been charged with a shooting incident in Wildwood this week.  Authorities announced that 20 year old Jose Roman and a 17 year old juvenile have both been charged in connection with the shooting that took place on Garfield Avenue Monday afternoon.  A 34 year old man from the Villas was shot once…

REPORT: NO TAKEOVER OF BORDERS BOOKS

A rumored take over of the Borders bookstores in Atlantic County will not happen.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Books a Million chain could not finalize a deal with Borders books which will likely mean the Borders will close for good in September.  Borders announced last week that it was going out…

CREST CONCERT RESCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT

Another free concert in the highly successful Wildwood Crest free concert series has been rescheduled for tonight after last evening’s rainout.  The band “High Society” will perform a pop and oldies show at 7:30pm at the Wildwood Crest Centennial Park.  The show is free, fun for all ages, just bring a blanket or a chair.…

PACERS COACH VISITS WILDWOOD CREST

Indiana Pacers head basketball coach Frank Vogel appeared at the Crest Pier in Wildwood Crest last evening.  Here is a video of his comments to the crowd as provided by the Wildwood Crest Department of Recreation’s Frank Basile and Brian Cunniff.  Vogel is a graduate of Wildwood High School and was recently named the Pacers…

HERE WE GO AGAIN: HEAT WAVE THIS WEEKEND

Another weekend, another heat wave in Cape May County.  The National Weather Service predicts another round of very hot weather for our region Friday and Saturday with the heat index on Saturday reaching 110 degrees.  Another warm front will push into our region putting air temperatures into the mid 90s on Friday and Saturday.  There…