TRIP ADVISOR GIVES WILDWOODS TOP DESIGNATION

The Wildwoods have received their first major honor of 2012 as they were named one of TripAdvisor’s® “15 Destinations on the Rise.” TripAdvisor’s® website, the seaside destination was included on the list because “The Wildwoods and its beach and boardwalk are where city denizens from Philadelphia and New York have escaped to for decades. Soak…

TWO INJURED IN ATLANTIC CITY SHOOTING

More details have been released in an Atlantic City shooting. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has released the names of two people who were injured in the city. The men have been identified as Michael Davis, of Atlantic City, and Mahmuwd Hinds, of Atlantic City. Davis was shot in the left foot and Hinds received…

STONE HARBOR GOVERNMENT REORGANIZES

The Stone Harbor Borough Council held its formal reorganization meeting Tuesday night with two new members joining council.  Karen Lane and Joselyn Rich took their respective oaths of office during the reorganization meeting.  Various appointments were made during the meeting.  The Borough contracted with Scott Wahl as the Public Information Officer for the Borough of…

500TH CAREER WIN FOR LOCAL HOOPS COACH

It’s 500 victories and counting for the mens basketball coach at Richard Stockton College.  Gerry Matthews earned his 500th career victory Tuesday night as Stockton knocked off North Carolina Wesleyan 83-60 in a game played in Galloway Township.  Stockton is 7-5 on the young season.  Matthews has lost only 213 games as head coach.

TESTIMONY OFFERED UP IN COSTINO CASE

Some big bombshells were fired during the pre-trial hearing for former local physician John Costino.  Undercover investigators from Cape May County say they twice were able to obtain illegal prescriptions for pain killers from Costino, who practiced in North Wildwood.  The prosecution laid out its case against the 67 year old Costino who is charged…