Five years, $170 million for the Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons. Simmons and the Sixers have agreed on a max contract that will keep Simmons on the team and the highest paid player on the team.
West Wildwood is not getting any help with paying a $1.7 million claim to its police chief, thanks to a ruling Monday by an appellate panel of the New Jersey Supreme Court. The Court ruled that the Municipal Excess Liability fund is not responsible to pay the claim, and taxpayers have to continue paying it. …
Wildwood Crest will be holding its second annual Christmas in July celebration this weekend. Crest officials say a holiday boat parade will be part of the festivities on Sunset Lake Saturday evening. Sunset Lake will be decorated for the holiday season, Santa will make an appearance, and there will be live music.
A father and a son from Buena Vista Township have been charged with major drug crimes after authorities found three quarters of a pound of crystal meth and seven guns in their possession. State officials say 61 year old Paul Deola and his 29 year old son Paul Deola IV were arrested last Wednesday. One…
Cape May County Freeholder Len Desiderio has issued a letter supporting the achievements and qualifications of County Counsel Jeff Lindsay. Desiderio notes in the letter that Lindsay is the stepson of Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton, who abstained on two votes relating to Lindsay’s current position. Desiderio’s letter was written as a result of criticism directed…
Newark Police are continuing their investigation into a shooting death that involved a police officer. 24-year police veteran John Formisano is accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife, and then shooting her boyfriend. Formisano was taken into police custody early this morning.
Atlantic City Police are investigating the shooting of a man early Saturday morning on North Massachusetts Avenue in the city. Police say the victim of the shooting was a 24 year old man, who remains unidentified. The gunman remains at large.
4-H fair week has arrived in Cape May County. The Fair begins Thursday and will run through Saturday. It’s the 50th anniversary of the foundation that runs the fair that includes livestock, a children’s farm, RC car racing, and of course, food.
Ocean City will experience a pre-dawn scheduled power outage on Wednesday. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the outage is needed by Atlantic City Electric for a power load transfer. The event will be completed by 4:30am.
Cape May Police are searching for a woman who stole a pair of earrings from the Sea Star Boutique located on the Washington Street Mall. The theft occurred on June 12th; police have a composite photo of the woman on its social media page.