The two democratic candidates for Cape May County freeholder have received an endorsement from by AFSCME New Jersey Council 63. Elizabeth Casey and Joyce Gould are seeking the positions currently held by republicans Gerald Thornton and Marie Hayes.
43 year old Heather Barbera of Ventnor has pleaded guilty to the beating death of her grandmother and mother. The plea was announced by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. She is expected to be sentenced to more than four decades behind bars.
Marty Small is expected to be named mayor of Atlantic City this evening. Small is taking the place of Frank Gilliam who pleaded guilty to taking money from a basketball organization. Gilliam is the fifth mayor since the 1970s to be tossed out on corruption charges.
Construction officials in Wildwood Crest have sent a letter out to property owners advising them to check the condition of their decks. The letter comes on the heels of a deck collapse in Wildwood less than a month ago that injured over 20 people. The letter asks owners to check their decks for excessive wear…
Authorities have released a sketch of a man with whom authorities wish to speak with in connection with the disappearance of Dulce Alavez of Bridgeton last month. They say the man is not a suspect but is wanted for questioning. The little girl disappeared back on September 16th, in Bridgeton.
Cape May County will attempt to pursue an emergency declaration due to beach damage caused by this weekend’s storm. County OEM Director Marty Pagliughi is getting damage estimates that may trigger an emergency declaration by the State of New Jersey. That would be the first step in perhaps securing emergency funding for repair work.
It’s time to hunt for bear in the Garden State. The black bear hunt got underway Monday and is now open to hunters with bows and arrows. Rifle hunters can participate on Thursday and Friday. The bear hunt is restricted to five zones, none of which are on state property.
Tuesday is your last day to register to vote in the State of New Jersey. Offices in all 21 counties will remain open until 9:00pm so you can register to vote in the upcoming elections. Locally, all three legislative seats, two freeholder seats, and various municipal seats are all up for grabs in November.
Two men were rescued by firemen in Atlantic City Monday morning when the scaffolding they were working on gave way at Atlantic and Kentucky Avenues. The two men were able to cling to the scaffolding before they were rescued. Both workers were uninjured.
This is no fish story..a five year old boy reportedly helped his family catch a 300-pound sunfish while canoeing in Lavallette Sunday. NJ.com reports the boy got the bite on the big fish, and his family helped reel it in. The family eventually released the fish into the open bay.