A former superintendent of Public Works in Cape May, Joseph Picard, has passed away at the age of 69. Picard passed away at his home on Saturday. A celebration of his life will be held next Wednesday in Cape May.
The search for a missing swimmer off the beaches of Wildwood is now a recovery operation. Authorities did not find the swimmer last evening who went missing off the beach at Andrews Avenue. The man was a group of four; one made it in on his own, while two others were rescued by personnel.
Middle Township Police say a 53 year old motorcyclist was killed in a traffic accident on Route 47 Sunday afternoon. Police say Thomas Conroy of Franklinville was killed when his bike collided with a car driven by Rocio Ortiz-Martinez. Ortiz-Martinez was charged with being an unlicensed driver in an unregistered vehicle; he was also charged…
Cape May County will test out its Code Red telephone alert system Thursday morning. A test message should ring on your phone Thursday between the hours of 10am and Noon. The alert system is used in the event of a storm or disaster.
The search is on Tuesday afternoon for a missing swimmer who was last seen in the surf in Wildwood. Authorities say three swimmers were rescued, but one is still missing. This story will develop into the evening.
Two Cumberland County men have been charged with murder in connection with the death of a teenager in Vineland last week. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office announced charged have been filed against 23 year old Deshawn Bowen of Bridgeton and 18 year old Rohdane Watson Jr. of Vineland. The teenager was shot on North Delsea…
A casino workers union plans to picket the Tropicana Casino as early as Wednesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Local 54 of the Unite Here union says the picket line will form Wednesday evening. Contracts with nine casinos are expiring this week.
75 year old Donna Buhner of Erma has been identified as the woman killed in the motor vehicle accident that resulted in a car driving into the Delaware Bay on Sunday. Buhner was watching the sunset from a bench when the out of control vehicle struck the bench, killing her. Authorities believe the driver of…
56 year old Lisa M. Maxey of Bridgeton lost her life in a boating accident on the Absecon Bay Monday morning. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Maxey was with four others on a power boat when the accident occurred. The investigation into the boating accident is ongoing.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew joined County officials at a Memorial Day ceremony held Monday afternoon. The ceremony was held at the Veterans’ Cemetery, which has been in existence for 42 years. Many other local communities held events Monday including Avalon, Cape May, and Stone Harbor, among others.