Zachary Palombo is the new principal of the Cape May City Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the appointment of Palombo to the position last week. He leaves Lower Cape May Regional where he served as assistant principal.
Authorities have found the body of a man who went kayaking in Cumberland County Monday and turned up missing this week. The body of the man was found near Thompson Beach in Heislerville. The Coast Guard has thanked all other first responders for searching for the man.
ShopRite may be coming to Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority voted Tuesday to approve a developer that is expected to bring the supermarket to the corner of Baltic and Indiana avenues. About 125 new jobs would be created.
The Middle Township Committee did not move forward with a plan to establish a new hotel in a new zone near Stone Harbor Boulevard. Instead, the Township will hold a final vote on the matter on October 7th. Some who attended the meeting said they had no idea that the zone for the proposed hotel…
Cove Beach at Lake Lenape in Mays Landing is closed to bathers until at least Thursday. High level of bacteria counts were found in the water, which will be re-tested. The bacteria counts were high due to recent hot and humid weather.
The United States Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the Maurice River, in Cumberland County. The report of the missing person came in on Monday, and today, a yellow kayak belonging to the individual was found. The Downe Township Rescue Squad has joined in the search for the man, who was last…
Lower Township Police have charged 65 year old Raymond Paradise of the Villas with threatening several neighbors with a knife Monday afternoon. Paradise committed the crime near the Manor Lake/Lakeview Apartments in the Villas. There were no injuries. Paradise was subdued by police when he left his apartment and attempted re-entry.
Middle Township Police have charged a 42 year old man from Wildwood on an outstanding warrant, and for being in possession of one and a half ounces of suspected methamphetamine. Police say Andrew Wells was arrested Monday morning at the Joe Canal’s Plaza on Route 47 without incident. Wells was taken to the County jail.
North Wildwood Police have announced road closures for this coming Saturday due to the Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon event. Detours will begin in North Wildwood as early at 4am, with detours to be in place until 10:30am. Some road closures are expected on JFK Beach Drive, Surf Avenue, Central Avenue, and some side streets.
How bad were the storms in Ocean County? Bad enough to close the Great Adventure amusement park, which was the victim of a park-wide power outage as a result of the bad weather. The park had to close before 7pm Monday after a severe line of storms rolled through the region.