CREST CREW WINS AROUND THE ISLAND ROW

A pair of lifeguards from Wildwood Crest have won the 36th Annual Bud Tarbotton Memorial Around the Island Row in North Wildwood.  Brendan Cunningham and Terry McGovern picked up the victory on Monday.  The event is a 20-mile rowing event, and this was the first time that the two guards paired up for this competition.…

MOREY’S PIERS ANNOUNCES HALLOWEEN EVENT

Morey’s Fears – Terror on the Boardwalk will haunt Morey’s Mariner’s Landing Pier, located at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk in the Wildwoods, NJ, Friday and Saturday nights – October 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29 – from 6:30-11 p.m. Morey’s Fears will be a gated event with a general admission price of $25. Admission includes unlimited…

NEEDLES FOUND ON BEACH, BOARDWALK IN VENTNOR

Just what a shore community doesn’t need in the middle of August..the discovery of discarded needles in the community.  Ventnor officials are investigating the discovery of some discarded syringes that were found on parts of the boardwalk and beach.  A jogger reported the needles to authorities on Monday morning.  Police do not believe that the…

CUMBERLAND GETS MORE RAIN, MORE FLOODING PROBLEMS

Cumberland County authorities continue to assess the damage in that region following another rainstorm on Monday afternoon.   Floodwaters have eroded roadways, washed out bridges, and flooded homes in several parts of the county, including Upper Deerfield Township.  County emergency management officials are hopeful to have a summary of the damages throughout the county by…

CHRISTIE DELIVERS FUNDS TO TWO LOCAL PROJECTS

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie handed out grant funding to save historical sites and structures throughout the state, and two local projects are getting funding.  According to the Governor’s office, both the Ocean City Lifesaving Station and Hanger Number One at the Cape May Airport in Lower Township will be getting grant funding.  The Ocean…

SMALL SHIPYARD GRANT AWARDED IN SOUTH JERSEY

Nearly $1 million was awarded to Yank Marine, Inc in Tuckahoe. U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg announced that U.S. Department of Transportation US Maritime Administration made the award of $961,676. The funding was awarded through the Small Shipyard Grant Program for the purchase of a 300-ton marine lift that will directly translate into…