MOREY’S PIERS GETS HIGH MARKS FROM TRIPADVISOR

One of the world’s largest travel sites named Morey’s Piers in the top-five among waterparks. The rankings are according to TripAdvisor. In their Top Ten list, TripAdvisor called Morey’s Piers’ Waterparks a “Beachfront Bonanza.” TripAdvisor features travel advice, ratings and reviews from its members. An excerpt from a reviewer in the article commends Morey’s Piers’ lifeguard…

BEACH PATROL LIFEGUARD WINS CREST 5K RUN

A local beach patrol lifeguard won the Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Race. Kevin McDonnell works in Wildwood Crest and was the overall winner on Saturday. McDonnell, 21, also a distance runner at St. Joseph’s University, completed the hard-sand, all-beach, out-and-back course in 16 minutes, 32 seconds, which was nearly two full minutes ahead of his closest…

MIDDLE TWP. MAN BUSTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A 19 year old Middle Township man has been arrested after police found 15 bags of marijuana in his possession.  Township police say they busted Devante Harris of Whitesboro after they responded to a call about a disorderly person over the weekend.  Police determined that Harris was wanted on a warrant and they found 15…

SPORTS: VICTORINO SUSPENDED THREE GAMES

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino has been suspended by Major League Baseball for three games.  Victorino and the Phillies announced that the suspension is being appealed.  Victorino was suspended for his role in a huge brawl Friday night during a game against the San Francisco Giants.  Three other players were fined in connection with the…

POLITICAL PAYBACK FOR DEMS IN TRENTON

It’s political payback time for two leading democrats in New Jersey.  The state’s largest teachers’ union says it will not endorse Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver for re-election in November.  66 democrats and two republicans were endorsed by the union, and Sweeney and Oliver both got the cold shoulder.  No candidates…