Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian will present his city’s budget and State of the City address this Thursday. Gillian announced that an updated five year plan for capital improvements will be part of the budget message. The Ocean City budget will be adopted in about two months.
A controlled burn will be held Sunday at the Estell Manor Park, just off Route 50. The State Forest Fire Service holds the burns in order to remove underbrush that can cause a much bigger fire. The fire on Sunday will occur between 10am and 6pm.
New Jersey State Police rescued two distressed kayakers in the Barnegat Bay last Wednesday. Police say they received a report of two kayakers about a mile off the coast of Barnegat municipal docks. The troopers pulled the victims to safety and provided dry clothing to prevent hypothermia.
Kevin Coombs begins his first full week on the Lower Township Council. Coombs was sworn in to office last week by Mayor Frank Sippel. Coombs is filling the Council seat the belonged to Sippel, who was named mayor after Erik Simonsen won a seat in the New Jersey Assembly.
21 year old Leroy Frazier III was sentenced to 42 years in prison for his role in the stray bullet killing of 9 year old Jennifer Trejo in Bridgeton. Trejo was shot and killed by a stray bullet; Frazier is one of four individuals to be sentenced for the crime. The killing took place in…
A Bridgeton woman has copped a plea deal in connection with the death of a pedestrian. 25 year old Karen Garcia was in court last week and she will be sentenced on a lesser charge. Garcia struck and killed 68 year old Nykola Kudla last August.
Atlantic City Police arrested ten individuals Saturday on charges that they were conducting prostitution. Most of the suspects were from the city, while one came from Millville, and another from Ventnor. All suspects were released on a summons.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says he has a tumor on his kidney that is likely cancerous. Murphy announced the illness on social media over the weekend and he will undergo surgery on his left kidney. Murphy is expected to run for re-election next year, and deliver a budget address this week.
Cape May County has begun a project that will result in an elimination of a four way stop at Dennnisville-Petersburg Road, and Woodbine-Ocean View Road. Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky announced that the project will result in a roundabout and will allow all traffic to proceed slowly without the need for a stop. The project is…
The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team clinched its ninth consecutive United Conference title as it defeated Middle Township Thursday night, 66-44. Jahlil White scored 17 points, and Martin Angeulov added 16 in the winning effort. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.