NORTH WILDWOOD TO DO “CLICK IT OR TICKET”

The North Wildwood Police Department is the latest police department to announce that it is participating in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign later this month.  City police issued a press release saying that they will look for drivers and passengers who are not safely secured in a motor vehicle by seat belts.  The campaign…

CHRISTIE TO CLOSE VINELAND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER

It looks like the demise of the Vineland Developmental Center is official.  Just before the weekend the state’s Department of Human Services posted on its website that the center would be offically closing by June, 2013.  The plan was first announced this winter by Governor Chris Christie and local lawmakers have been doing what they…

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY

The National Weather Service has posted a Coastal Flood Advisory for the Jersey shore on Saturday from 4:00pm until 10:00pm.  A big low pressure system remains over South Jersey which could bring some showers throughout the day, and thunderstorms on Sunday.  Minor coastal flooding only in flood prone areas are expected at the shore, especially…

WEEKEND: WEATHER SOGGY FOR BIG EVENTS

It will not be a complete rainout, but some outdoor events planned for our region could experience some weather issues.  The National Weather Service says there will be a few showers in Cape May County during the day on Saturday.  Saturday evening into Sunday morning there will be some thunderstorms with soaking rain to deal…

BODY FOUND IN BURLINGTON COUNTY LAKE

Various media reports suggest that a woman who went missing on Monday was found in a pond in Burlington County Friday afternoon.  The body of Sarah Townsend has been pulled from Sherman’s Pond in Burlington County.  Authorities found her empty car at the pond on Monday; her body was recovered today.  The 18 year old…

AVALON HOLDING PAPER SHREDDING DAY SATURDAY

The Borough of Avalon will hold its first-ever community paper shredding day on Saturday.  The Avalon Department of Public Works announced that the event is open to the public, free of charge, from 9:00am until Noon Saturday at the Public Works facility located at 15th Street and Dune Drive in Avalon.  “A Safe Keeping” document…

LAUTENBERG BLASTS CHRISTIE IN ATLANTIC CITY

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg has taken some verbal shots at Governor Chris Christie Friday afternoon.  Lautenberg appeared at a democratic event in Atlantic City and told the crowd that the republican governor is trying to destroy a progressive state like New Jersey.  Lautenberg also suggested during the meeting that some democrats in the state…

POLL: CHRISTIE WOULD LOSE TO OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT

If the presidential election were held today, President Barack Obama would beat New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the Garden State.  A new poll released today by Stockton College and Zogby shows that President Obama would enjoy about 51 percent of the vote while Christie would secure about 33 percent.  Christie repeatedly announced that he…