CREST POLICE BUST MAN SLEEPING IN A CAR FULL OF SUSPECTED DRUGS

Wildwood Crest Police arrested a 27 year old man from Philadelphia after he was found sleeping in a car that contained marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and meth.  Police say Benjamin A. Johnson was charged with various drug possession and distribution offenses.  His vehicle was found stopped at a traffic light at Pacific Avenue Cardinal Road in …

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REPORT: CAPE MAY PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING COULD GO BEFORE VOTERS

It looks like residents in Cape May will have the final say on whether or not to build a public safety building.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that a petition drive has enough signatures to place the issue on the ballot.  Council has struggled to get enough votes to get the new $15 million …

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BYE BYE BEACH BALL BOULEVARD! WILDWOOD TO KEEP NAME OF RIO GRANDE AVENUE

The name Beach Ball Boulevard has bounced into the sunset, never to be seen again.  Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron announced that city officials have done a 180 and will not name a section of Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood “Beach Ball Boulevard”.  Byron says he’s received plenty of negative feedback about the name, so the …

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FOR PUBLIC HEALTH: AVALON CLOSES BEACHES, BOARDWALK LATE AT NIGHT

Avalon has taken a big step towards curtailing the number of teens and young adults with coronavirus.  Starting Saturday, the beaches in Avalon will be completely closed to public access from 9pm until 4am, and the boardwalk will be closed from 11pm until 4am.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi says teens have ignored social distancing requests and …

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