Less than one month after cutting a new deal with a trash hauler, Avalon has put its solid waste contracts out to bid. Borough officials took the action as a way to hire a trash hauler at the current market fuel and labor costs. Many other towns are expected to follow suit as one hauler,…
An 82 year old man from Margate was arrested for having a large number of weapons inside his home. Police in Longport announced the arrest of 82 year old Francis Beck who had firearms and explosive devices inside his home. Earlier this month, Beck allegedly fired bullets at a neighbor’s fence.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Cape May County. Drenching thunderstorms are possible until 7:00pm. Our region will slowly dry out on Saturday setting us up for very good weather Sunday and Monday of the holiday weekend. Graphic courtesy of National Weather Service/Mt. Holly.
Vineland Police say a 15 year old boy was shot to death in the city on Thursday. Police say the victim was found at 1811 North Delsea Drive; he was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries. Investigators believe the victim knew the actors involved in the killing.
North Wildwood officials say they will continue to work on restoring the city’s eroded beach until Friday afternoon. Mayor Patrick Rosenello says the beach project is about two weeks behind schedule due to a nor’easterly wind that lasted for more than a week at the shore. Sand piles may be found between 7th and 19th…
Middle Township officials announced that the westbound portion of Goshen Swainton Road will be resurfaced next Tuesday. The limits of the paving will be between Route 9 and Court House-South Dennis Road. The roadwork begins Tuesday at 7:00am.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says access to all state parks, forests, and recreation areas are free this summer, starting Memorial Day weekend. Murphy announced on social media that the free access is provided to increase access to these areas. Graphic courtesy of Phil Murphy social media page.
Republicans in Trenton have come up with a new plan to provide tax cuts, and more money to the surplus. They outlined a new plan Thursday that would include $8 million of additional tax relief, while adding $5 billion to the surplus.
Gasoline prices are very expensive at the Jersey Shore in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. Mid-Atlantic AAA reports that local gas prices are averaging $4.81 per gallon heading into the weekend. Only two other New Jersey counties have gasoline more expensive than Cape May County.
Legendary actor and New Jersey native Ray Liotta is dead at the age of 67. Liotta reported died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic where he was shooting a movie. Multiple reports say foul play is not suspected.