The first political debate of the season occurred Wednesday at Stockton University. Democrat Jeff Van Drew and republican Seth Grossman squared off in a debate held at Stockton University. Van Drew said he refuses to support any federal proposal that would hurt senior citizens regarding social security or health assistance programs.
Some football players at St. Joseph’s High School at Hammonton are being reportedly sanctioned for using racial slurs in a video sent to a rival football player. The Press of Atlantic City report the sanctions are coming from the Diocese of Camden, and the school itself will soon address the video. The school boasts one…
President Donald Trump has signed two federal bills that will provide more breaks for victims of Hurricane Sandy. One measure will prevent individuals from paying back the federal government if the government decides more than three years later that they received too much federal aid. The measures Trump signed were sponsored by New Jersey Congressman…
A Flash Flood Watch has been posted for Thursday afternoon into Thursday evening as remnants of Hurricane Michael move away from the coast, and could brush New Jersey. Three inches of rain are possible on Thursday evening although most models show much less for our region. Continue to follow the Accu Weather forecast on this…
The County will be holding an event on Sunday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Crest Haven Nursing Home. County officials will be at the facility on Sunday that will include tours of the facility and a few guest speakers.
He’s the “Iron Man” of Wildwood Crest. Crest Mayor Don Cabrera was presented with a plaque from his fellow commissioners after completing an Iron Man event in Maryland. During the 14 hour plus event, Cabrera swam 2.4 miles, rode a bicycle 112 miles, and finished it off with a 26.2 mile run.
It’s debate night at Stockton University. Democrat Jeff Van Drew and republican Seth Grossman will be debating in a congressional debate this evening at the university. Most pre-election polls give Van Drew a double-digit lead over Grossman in the race.
New Jersey State Police are sending an emergency response team to Alabama to assist with Hurricane Michael relief efforts. Michael came on shore early Wednesday afternoon as a very strong Category 4 hurricane with maximum winds of 150mph. Hundreds of thousands of people are without power.
Some major repair work is coming to the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced that expansion joint repairs will be conducted beginning on Monday, and lanes leading into New Jersey, and then Delaware, will be closed during this work. Traffic delays are to be expected.
New Jersey is continuing its fight against offshore drilling. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has sued the United States Department of Interior over the State’s unanswered request on why Florida was carved out of an offshore drilling plan, but New Jersey was left in. Local tourism and businesses leaders are sharply opposed to offshore drilling.