A diesel fuel spill has fouled a portion of the Maurice River near Leesburg. The United States Coast Guard reports that the maximum potential release is 778 gallons. The spill came from a motor vessel running in the river on Wednesday. Boom containment is underway.
A major recognition for the volunteers and professionals who have made the County’s coronavirus vaccination clinic a success. County officials were on hand Wednesday to present certificates of thanks to the men and women who provided over 20,000 doses of vaccines at the clinic, which will move next week to the Field House in Lower…
New Jersey reported 925 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, along with 33 new deaths. More than 3.5 million New Jersey adults are completely vaccinated. Governor Murphy continues to encourage all residents to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
Wildwood Crest now has a smoke-free beach. Borough officials announced that smoking has been prohibited from the beaches as the town attempts to prohibit smoking cannabis on public property. Previous designated areas for smoking have been eliminated.
It looks like the Philadelphia Eagles will open their season on the road in Atlanta. There are many schedule leaks being reported today in advance of the official release of the NFL schedule by the league tonight at 8 o’clock. Many sources say the first game of the season will be Dallas at Tampa Bay.
Avalon voters elected three individuals to Borough Council Tuesday night. Incumbent John McCorristin was returned to Council, along with two newcomers, Mari Coskey and Jamie McDermott. Coskey and McDermott will replace James Deever and Dr. Nancy Hudanich, who both decided not to seek re-election. Photo courtesy of Avalon social media page/Dave Coskey/7 Mile Publishing.
Emergency electrical repairs are needed on the County’s 96th Street Bridge outside of Stone Harbor. The repairs will be made Thursday night, which means the bridge will be closed to traffic from 8:00pm until 6:00am Friday. The work is designed to reduce wear on the motor components of the bridge.
Wildwood Crest Police have announced the promotions of two men in its ranks. Police announced that Jon Weigand has been promoted to Lieutenant, and Jonathan Greene to Sergeant. Both were sworn in to their new positions on Friday.
32 year old Jordan Prutzman of Tuckerton has been charged after he allegedly pointed a laser at a New Jersey State Police helicopter in Bass River Township. Police were able to identify the suspect immediately after the laser was pointed at the helicopter, which was looking for a missing person. Prutzman was charged with “interference…
Ocean City is holding a town hall meeting next Saturday to discuss the upcoming summer as it relates to marijuana use. Updates will be provided to the community for guidelines and information on what local police can, and cannot, enforce this summer. Local police departments have been frustrated with the new laws that limits their…