ROLLINS PLACED ON DISABLED LIST, COULD MISS A MONTH

Philadelphia Phillies Shortstop Jimmy Rollins has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right calf strain, An MRI taken yesterday at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital revealed a Grade 1/Grade 2 strain of the right calf.  Rollins suffered the injury during pre-game warm-ups moments before Monday’s game against the Washington Nationals.  The DL stint is…

CREST INTRODUCES LARGE INCREASE TO TAX RATE

A significant tax hike was introduced in Wildwood Crest on Wednesday. Borough Commission put forth a 6.6 cent increase to the local purpose tax rate. Borough Clerk Kevin Yecco told Coastal Broadcasting that the largest increase of almost $800,000 comes from debt service. He also noted the borough employees have begun to pay into their health benefits…

NJ TRANSIT FARE INCREASES APPROVED

Local bus service is going to increase 10 percent on New Jersey Transit. A vote made it official that took place today. Light-rail and local bus service is going up 10 percent; while train riders will swallow a 25 percent hike. The increases are being made because of large-scale cuts implemented by Gov. Chris Christie.…