RAIN SHOULD CLEAR PRIOR TO WEEKEND

Some showers are still expected to continue through Thursday, but this weekend should be a nice one. Weather forecasts call for the skies to clear by Friday. Temperatures have dipped some, but still remain nice for mid-November. This weekend should be a mix of partially sunny to mostly sunny, with high temperatures ranging between 45…

DOUBLE HOMICIDE NOT BELIEVED TO BE “RANDOM”

The investigation of the double homicide, which occurred in Hammonton almost two weeks ago, is ongoing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Charges are close to being filed in the murder of Diana Patterson and her son, Ryan Patterson; however, it is not possible to indicate when this will occur. It is not believe to be random act of violence,…

STATE UNVEILS NEW SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM

A new grading system has been introduced by the state regarding the state’s schools. The three levels are “focus schools,” “priority schools,” and “reward schools.” The three levels are from worst to best. Among other data points, the reports will include progress towards closing achievement gaps, comparison to “peer schools” with similar demographics, performance on…