It’s setting up to be a banner Memorial Day weekend at the Jersey Shore. Accu Weather is calling for the chance of a shower or thunderstorm later this morning and more likely this evening, before sunshine moves in for the weekend with seasonal temperatures. The only chance for a shower is Saturday night.
There was another rollover in the Powerball jackpot last night. There were no winners in the lottery drawing which pushes the jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing to $308 million. A $2 million winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania.
A former nightclub in Avalon faced the wrecking ball this week. Jack’s Place has changed hands and was knocked down this week in advance of the holiday weekend. Jack’s sat in a residential neighborhood yet attracted the. younger nightclub crowd. No word yet of what’s going in its place.
Christopher Fox has been fired as Wildwood’s Business Administrator. The City Commission voted 2-1 in favor of ousting Fox who is the subject of multiple violations stemming from his position as mayor of West Wildwood. Fox received a severance from the city of $25,000….ironically, nearly to the penny the amount Fox personally owes to…
A teacher in northern New Jersey has been placed on leave after he was charged with peeping on a child who was using a bathroom at a rest stop on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County. NJ.com reports 55 year old Richard V. Sullivan of Rahway was arrested back on April 17th. Sullivan earns…
There’s a chance a four-story, $16 million Hampton Inn hotel could come to Middle Township. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the company needs a change in zoning and other approvals before the project can move forward. The proposed location is right off the Garden State Parkway, off Stone Harbor Boulevard.
New Jersey State Police are searching for a man who assaulted a jogger at a park in Northfield on May 7th. Police released a composite sketch of a man who dropped his pants, began masturbating, and then grabbed the woman’s collar. The woman was able to get away and contact authorities.
Three young boys attempted to assault and rob a man on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Monday evening. City police say the boys are between the ages of 12 and 14 and attempted to steal a wallet and cell phone from a 48 year old man. All three kids were found and charged.
The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery continues to grow. There were no winners in the multi-state lottery game last night, which pushes the next top prize up to $393 million. There were no Match 5 winners in New Jersey; the next drawing is Friday night.
A gas leak on the Black Horse Pike late Tuesday afternoon resulted in businesses being closed for a few hours. Businesses including Guitar Center, David’s Bridal, and others had to be shut down until the gas leak was repaired. There were no injuries, business is back to normal.