FIRE BREAKS OUT IN SHAWCREST

A fire has been contained to single trailer in Shawcrest. A mutual aid request was made to help fight a fire in Shawcrest. Multiple fire crews arrived on the scene around 8:30 a.m. this morning. There is no word yet if any injuries came from the structural fire. More details will be provided as they…

SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN JAIL

A married 71-year-old Somerset County man was sentenced to three years in a treatment facility for sex offenders for engaging in sexually explicit conversations and sending sexually explicit webcam videos of himself to an Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office detective posing as a 14-year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. Albert Rega entered a guilty…

NEW FLASHING LIGHT TURNED ON IN WOODBINE

Freeholder Director Dan Beyel and Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky flipped the switch Friday, activating a flashing beacon in a busy intersection in the Borough of Woodbine.  For safety reasons, County crews constructed an over-the-road flashing beacon at the intersection of Washington Avenue (CR557) and Woodbine-Ocean View Road (CR550) in the Borough of Woodbine.  The total…

COUNTY GOP TO SELECT CANDIDATES WEDNESDAY NIGHT

It will be a big night for local republicans, come Wednesday.  Republican committee members will descend on the Wildwoods Convention Center for the 2011 convention where members will select candidates for county freeholder, New Jersey senate, and New Jersey assembly.  A strong turnout is expected for the selection meeting.  Two freeholder seats, two assembly seats,…

HS HOOPS: CHAMPIONSHIP MONDAY ON COASTAL BROADCASTING

Coastal Broadcasting System’s two radio stations will present South Jersey championship basketball games in girls and boys basketball.  On Monday at 6:00pm, Ocean City travels to Moorestown for the South Jersey Group III girls basketball championship.  Tom Williams and Prime Events will present that game.  On Fun 106.7, WFNE the Middle Township boys team hosts…