FORMER EAGLE JON RUNYAN WINS PRIMARY

Former Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jon Runyan will try to become a congressman in the fall. Runyan won the republican nomination to run for a congressional seat in South Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District. Runyan will square off against democrat John Adler in the November election. Runyan captured about 56 percent of the republican vote in…

DOUGLASS GRABS CONTESTED PRIMARY IN LOWER

Even though he did not have the support of his township’s republican party, Glenn Douglass has secured the republican nomination for a 3rd Ward council seat in Lower Township. Douglass defeated Brian McEwing by a preliminary vote count of 510-454. Douglass is expected to face no competition for a council seat in November. McEwing was…

ANOTHER MAJOR CONVENTION VISITS WILDWOODS

Another major convention visits the Wildwoods this week. The annual American Legion Convention is underway in the resort, and will continue through Saturday. The legion typically brings thousands of conventioneers and their family members to the Wildwoods for their annual gathering. The convention will wrap up with a big parade on Saturday in the resort.…