POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO IN ASSAULT

An investigation is on-going into an assault in Atlantic City. Police there say the incident took place just prior to 10 p.m. on the 1900 block of Blaine Avenue. The victim was identified as Radalfo Torres, of Atlantic City. Authorities say he was pistol-whipped and taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center as a result…

HEAT INDEX TO 106 FRIDAY, 109 SATURDAY

For the next 48 hours, it will feel really uncomfortable at the Jersey Shore.  The National Weather Service predicts a heat index approaching 106 degrees on Friday, and 109 degrees on Saturday along the beaches; it will feel even hotter on the mainland.  A heat wave that gripped the midwest has moved east, and daytime…

AVALON ANNOUNCES PUBLIC COOLING CENTERS

The Borough of Avalon is making some public buildings available as cooling centers through the heat wave on Friday and Saturday.  The Avalon Office of Emergency Management announced that four locations in the Borough will provide air conditioned comfort for those who need a break from the hot weather.  They are located at the Borough’s…

WOMAN DROWNS HERSELF, BABY IN MOTEL

A Pennsylvania woman and her nine month old daughter are both dead as a result of a murder suicide at an Atlantic County motel.  Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel confirmed Thursday evening that the bodies of the two deceased were found inside a motel room at an Econolodge Motel Thursday morning, around 10 o’clock.  Authorities…

LOBIONDO RESPONDS TO FAILED FAA EXTENSION

Inaction in the United States Senate could cost a number of jobs. U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo lashed out at the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a short-term extension of the FAA Authorization Act while Congress continues to debate a full four-year reauthorization. Without an extension approved by Congress and signed by the President,…

HEAT PUMP CRANKS UP AT JERSEY BEACHES

If you like hot weather, you’ll love the next three days in South Jersey.  The National Weather Service says that the heat index on Thursday in Cape May County will reach 100 degrees thanks to a heat wave that has moved towards the East Coast.  More sunshine is in the forecast on Friday and Saturday…