SPORTS: PHILS END CASTILLO EXPERIMENT

So long, Luis Castillo.   The veteran second baseman was released today by the Philadelphia Phillies.  Castillo was a castoff from the New York Mets and brought in by the Phillies to see if Castillo could hold down a roster spot while second baseman Chase Utley recovers from an injury.  Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel announced today that…

PATRIOT FLAG CEREMONY IN WILDWOOD

The 911/Patriot Flag Ceremony took place Wednesday morning at the Wildwoods Convention Center. A crowd of local veterans, police, fire and rescue personnel were honored by members of the public, including the Lower Cape May Regional High School Symphonic Band and the first grade class of the Crest Memorial School. Marvin Hume, WWII Veteran, was…

TWO MEN CHARGED IN KILLING OF MILLVILLE MAN

Two South Jersey men have been charged with the murder and desecreation of a man who’s been missing from Millville since January.   The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s office announced that charges have been brought up against 34 year old Jason Moore of Maurice River his brother, 30 year old Lewis Moore.  Prosecutors say the Moore brothers are…

WATER TOWER REHAB IN AVALON

One of the two water towers in Avalon is being rehabbed. Construction crews continue work on a major rehabilitation of the water tower at 39th Street.  The tower is currently secured and wrapped as major work on the outside of the water tower is completed.  The tower is being repaired and repainted to extend the…

AVALON USING NEW PROTECTION LAYER FOR TURTLES

Turtles will be better protected in Avalon. The Avalon Department of Public Works has installed brand new tubing along Avalon Boulevard to provide greater protection and safety for adult female diamondback terrapin turtles.  The new tubing will prevent the turtles from a dangerous crossing across the boulevard during their nesting season. Avalon is using black…

TROUT STOCKING BEGINS IN NEW JERSEY

Freshwater trout season begins April 9th in New Jersey. On Tuesday, the NJ Division of Fish and Game was seen stocking local lakes and streams in South Jersey with brown, brook and rainbow trout, from the Pequest Trout Hatchery. Plans to stock the lake at the Villas Wildlife Management Area (formerly Ponderlodge) were postponed. The…