One of the longest serving mayors in our area has passed away at the age of 64. Longtime Buena Vista Township Mayor Chuck Chiarello passed away Thursday night after a series of health issues. Chiarello was a democrat; the Township will select a new mayor in January.
Lower Township’s Christmas parade will be held next Saturday. Lower Township Police announced that the Rotary’s annual parade will be held along Bayshore Road starting at 6pm next Saturday, at the Breakwater Plaza. The parade is expected to be over by 9:00pm.
If you like plastic shopping bags, save them up. The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would ban plastic retail bags, paper bags, styrofoam containers, and plastic straws from the general waste stream. Democrats say the measure will get full support before the current legislature is finished with its work in a…
Soon it may be illegal to smoke at outdoor airport drop off areas. State lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would make it illegal to smoke outdoors where flight passengers are typically dropped off. A democratic lawmaker from Hudson County sponsored the bill.
Vineland Police say a 64 year old employee of a Walmart in the city was punched in the head because the employee was looking at the suspect. Police say the incident took place on December 1st; the employee suffered minor injuries, and the suspect is still on the loose.
A former player for the Millville High School football team has sued the school, saying a practice two years ago left him with dehydration and a medical condition. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Tayon Conyers was 17 year old at the time of the practice. He claims he developed a condition where a…
Michael Testa is now a member of the New Jersey Senate. The Cumberland County republican took his oath of office on Thursday in front of family and supporters. Testa was sworn in early as he fills the vacancy created by democrat Jeff Van Drew, who won a seat in Congress. Photo courtesy of Cape GOP…
A Pleasantville man has been arrested and charged with stealing two golf carts from Holy Spirit High School. Absecon Police say 25 year old Jahil L. Barley attempted to sell the carts on Craigslist. The burglary occurred on Tuesday.
State Senator-elect Mike Testa will be sworn in today. Testa replaces Congressman Jeff Van Drew, who vacated the office to take a seat in Congress. Testa’s running mates, who were also victorious in last month’s elections, will be sworn in next month.
Governor Phil Murphy is defending the decision by Rutgers University to spend $4 million a year on new football coach Greg Schiano. Murphy says the state had to make a “resource commitment” in order to compete in the Big Ten, which includes football schools including Penn State, Ohio State, and Michigan.