CREST TO CONSIDER MOVING ELECTIONS TO NOVEMBER

The Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners invites borough residents to take part in open discussions regarding the possibility of moving municipal elections each four years from May to November. Discussion on the matter will take place at the scheduled meetings of the Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 9:30 a.m. and…

HARD ROCK REVEALS PLAND FOR NEW CASINO

Hard Rock International held a public hearing on Thursday at City Hall in Atlantic City, outlining plans for their new casino hotel. Hard Rock unveiled their construction timetable for the proposed $275 million casino, scheduled to open in the spring of 2014. Work should begin late this year, as long as regulatory approvals are granted.…

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…