Two people have been slapped with drug charges after Atlantic City Police recovered 840 bags of heroin and other drugs during a search on Friday. 29 year old Lavon Davis of Pleasantville and 23 year old Shaheed Black of Atlantic City were both hit with multiple drug offenses.
It was a heartbreak game for Ocean City’s football team Friday night as Mainland kicked a 41 year old field goal with one second left to beat the Red Raiders, 24-21. Middle Township’s playoff hopes were dashed when they fell big to Pleasantville, 55-10.
One New Jersey beach town attempted to give discounts to residents for beach tags, which is a violation of the Public Trust Doctrine. Brick Township had to change course and offer a different beach tag program once it learned that the proposed discounts for residents was illegal.
The National Weather Service has posted a Coastal Flood Watch for the Jersey Shore for Saturday morning’s high tide. A coastal storm is expected to bring some flooding in flood prone areas at time of high tide Saturday, expected to be shortly after 10am in many back bay areas.
Two big fall events this weekend are being moved from Saturday, until Sunday due to bad weather. Middle Township will kick off its annual Harvest Fest on Sunday at Noon, while Avalon has moved its popular Trunk or Treat event from Saturday, to Sunday.
Lower Township Police are alerting the public about some traffic detours as a result of a marathon event Saturday morning. Stimpson Lane will be closed for two hours starting at 7:30am Saturday, and other detours will be in place for the event. Local businesses will be accessible.
A northern New Jersey police officer and his wife were both convicted Thursday on charges they stole $187,000 dedicated for Hurricane Sandy relief. Nikola Lulaj of Seaside Heights and his wife Majlinda will both be sentenced for the crime in January; Nikola Lulaj has to forfeit his job as a cop.
If the election were held today, Jeff Van Drew would be your next Congressman. Van Drew holds a 17-point lead over republican Seth Grossman according to a new Stockton University poll. The election is less than three weeks out.
Sports betting has begun at the Tropicana in Atlantic City. The casino became the seventh in the city to begin accepting sports bets Thursday morning. Operations are in a temporary location until the permanent spot in the casino is ready.
One of the two men accused of killing a youth football coach in Cumberland County wants to be relocated to a South Jersey jail so he can work on his defense. 42 year old Eugene Cosby was in court Thursday and asked to be moved from Newark to be closer to home. Cosby and another…