Four Modell’s Sporting Goods locations in New Jersey are scheduled to close due to downsizing. NJ Advance Media reports that the stores are located in Englishtown, Rockaway, West Berlin, and Woodbridge. The Modell’s chain lost $50 million during 2019.
Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue will present his State of the Township address this Wednesday. The address will take place at the Bellevue Tavern in Cape May Court House, and will be hosted by the Middle Township Chamber of Commerce. There will also be a live auction of eight Township welcome signs that are located…
Gasoline prices took a spike in Cape May County over the past week. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that gas prices have gone up by seven cents a gallon in just one week to an average of $2.52 locally. We are now six cents above the national average, and four cents above the state average.
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.