The Wildwood Fire Department responded to the scene of a chlorine gas leak that sickened an employee at the Splash Zone water park in Wildwood Thursday afternoon. Fire officials say an individual under the water park was overcome by gas and was sickened, but is recovering. The water park did not need to close during…
A change of command ceremony was held Thursday morning at the United States Coast Guard Air Station, Atlantic City. Sean O’Brien has assumed the command of the Station from Eric Gleason. O’Brien served one year as Executive Officer of Air Station Atlantic City.
It’s finally open. The Townsend’s Inlet Bridge connecting Sea Isle City to Avalon opened again early Thursday evening after a construction project that spanned ten months. Tolls on the bridge are waived until 6am Monday morning as a thank you to the public for their patience during this project.
The ongoing dispute between Sea Isle City and the State of New Jersey over firefighter certifications is heating up again. The Press of Atlantic City says Sea Isle City has not provided proper documentation to re-certify a retired fire chief as a firefighter. Earlier this week, the city said the wrongdoing was clearly in the…
A 15 year old girl was shot to death in Atlantic City Thursday morning. City police say the girl was shot and killed near the Ocean Resort Casino shortly after 4am today. An autopsy is being conducted on the girl’s body; the suspect is at large.
Lt. Gov. Shelia Oliver is now New Jersey’s acting governor until August 7th. Governor Phil Murphy left on a 13-day vacation to Italy where he and his wife own a mansion. Any formal action needed in New Jersey will be conducted by Oliver.
Wildwood Crest Police have charged 49 year old Christopher Daggett of Cape May with an aggravated sexual assault that occurred in a private residence last month. Police announced on their social media page that Daggett was charged and taken to the Cape May County Jail.
About 1,400 jobs are coming to South Jersey courtesy of a new Inspira hospital located right off Route 55 near Rowan University. NJ.com reports that the jobs are currently being filled, with 100 open positions on the Inspira website. Open houses continue at the site in an attempt to fill the positions.
Southwest Airlines is pulling out of Newark Liberty International Airport, come November. The airline announced the move Thursday morning and says it will continue flying out of New York City. Southwest claims poor financial results are the reason for leaving the Garden State.
The body of a man was found on the water’s edge Wednesday afternoon at the Sandy Hook National Park in New Jersey. Authorities say the body was recovered and no identity has been released yet. There is no determination of the cause of death; family is being notified.