Over $2.5 million has been spent on the First District legislative campaigns, the highest of any in the State. Campaign figures show that millions have been spent to convince voters on who to pick for a state senate and two assembly seats. The election will be held on Tuesday.
Ocean City and Middle Township dropped key football games during Friday night action. Ocean City was dropped by Mainland, 21-6, while Pleasantville took care of Middle Township, 28-7. Lower Cape May was upended by Gloucester, 20-14.
Ocean City won the South Jersey Group III field hockey championship Thursday with a 1-0 win over Cherry Hill West. Middle Township dropped its South Jersey title game, to Woodstown, 2-1. Lower Cape May will battle Gateway Friday at 2pm in its South Jersey field hockey championship game.
There will be new regulations in effect designed to prevent the overfishing of stripers in coastal waters. The Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission approved new regulations this week intended to cut down on the number of stripers caught by nearly 20 percent. Now, states including New Jersey can forward their own initiatives on striper catches.
North Wildwood has teamed up with the State to put a new pump station in the parking lot located at the Olde New Jersey Avenue/Spruce Avenue lot. The station will help alleviate flooding on the city’s emergency evacuation route and discharge water through the seawall. Mayor Patrick Rosenello says the city is the beneficiary of…
Two democratic congressmen voted against the presidential impeachment inquiry today. One of them was Congressman Jeff Van Drew from our district; the second, from Minnesota. The measure passed, 232-196.
One person is dead, another person seriously injured during a single car crash on Route 55 early Thursday morning. The accident occurred in Deptford Township in the northbound lanes. Police say the car went off the highway and into a wooded area.
Two Wildwood commissioners are reportedly being investigated by the State for accepting health insurance benefits. NJ.com reports that Ernie Troiano Jr. and Pete Byron have been accepting the medical benefits, which costs nearly $59,000 this year. Troiano says he absolutely is a full time employee of the city. Both told NJ.com that the investigation was…
Our region is mourning the passing of former longtime Congressman Bill Hughes. Hughes has passed away at the age of 87. The longtime Ocean City democrat served in Congress before becoming a United States ambassador. Hughes was first elected to Congress in 1974.
It could be a wet Halloween at times for the Jersey Shore. The National Weather Service is calling for some rain, wind, and possibly thunderstorms this evening as a front pushes through our region. The stormy activity could occur after trick or treating. Gusty winds will dry us out during the day on Friday.