THREE CHARGED WITH STEALING MONEY FROM TURNPIKE

Theft charges have been handed down to three New Jersey Turnpike toll collectors. Police say the scheme netted $10,000. The Star-Ledger reports that William Fagan, 62, of Clementon; Glenn Huryan, 55, of Magnolia; and John Filippine, 57, of Columbus in Mansfield Township have all been arrested. The toll collectors were changing the amount owed by…

AREA CITIES RECEIVE GRANT TO HELP FIGHT CRIME

Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced that the Division of Criminal Justice is awarding $5,750,000 in federal grant funds to 17 New Jersey cities that are facing high levels of violent crime so that they can purchase “force multiplying” crime-fighting technologies for their police departments. Attorney General Dow explained that the funds – to…

NORTH WILDWOOD TO GET FIRE GRANT

U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today announced that the City of North Wildwood Fire Department will receive $61,465 in federal funding from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This is the department’s second AFG award with $61,659 previously announced in 2004. “This is good news for the City of North Wildwood Fire Department…

WILDWOOD CREST NAMED AMONG BEST BEACHES NATIONALLY

Another poll, another honor for Wildwood Crest. Wildwood Crest has been named the 12th best beach in the United States by TripAdvisor’s first-ever Travelers’ Choice 2011 Beaches Awards. The best beach recognition is the latest in a series of accolades for Wildwood Crest by TripAdvisor. The Crest was recently named a Traveler’s Choice destination winner…