There’s a new member of the Avalon Borough Council today. Barbara Juzaitis was sworn in by Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi to fill an unexpired term on Council that was vacated by longtime councilman Richard Dean. Juzaitis’ term runs through the end of June, 2019.
Manny Diaz will be introduced as the next head football coach of the Temple Owls. The Philadelphia school will hold a press conference today to announce that Diaz is the pick to replace Geoff Collins. Diaz is the defensive coordinator at the University of Miami.
A victims’ compensation fund is being advanced by the Archdiocese of Newark. The fund will be financed by the five Catholic dioceses in New Jersey, including Camden. The goal is to essentially write the checks to victims who have been subject to sexual abuse.
The Cape May City Police Department has issued a warning to parents to be aware of an internet game called “The Momo Challenge”. The game is spread through an app and encourages children to perform dangerous tasks. The app has also been linked to popular social media sites.
An announcement is expected this morning regarding an investigation into the wrestling program at the Arthur P. Schalick High School in Salem County. CBS3 reports that school district has confirmed an investigation that included both students and staff. Results could be announced by the Prosecutor’s Office later today.
The Marshall’s retail store in Cape May Court House is moving, but staying in Middle Township. The Cape May County Herald reports that the store will be eventually moving to an empty location at the Grande Center in Rio Grande, but no date has been set.
Atlantic City’s casinos earned 20 percent more revenue last month than they did during the same month one year ago. New gaming figures were released showing the casinos taking in nearly a quarter of a billion dollars last month. Two new casinos, along with sports and online betting, have boosted the cumulative number.
The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday evening and moved towards new construction regulations that will be among the tightest in the region. The new regulations shorten the days and hours in which construction can occur, and creates strict rules on where construction materials and trailers may be placed in the public street. Council may adopt…
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. was a no show for Wednesday night’s Council meeting. Under the city’s form of government, Gilliam is not required to appear at the meetings and does not vote on items. Gilliam pleaded not guilty in court this week on charges relating to a fight near a casino; this month,…
It’s highly unlikely that lawmakers in Trenton will vote on legislation to legalize marijuana before the end of the year. Democratic lawmakers met this week and agreed that it’s unlikely bills to support legalized pot sales will be voted on this year. Unless major differences are ironed out between the legislature and Governor Murphy, a…