If you plan to drive northbound Monday, chances are you are going to hit a lot of traffic. Speed limits were reduced to 25mph in some spots on the northbound Garden State Parkway late Monday morning as visitors ended their summer vacations. Northbound routes 50 and 47 were experiencing the predicted traffic slowdown as well.
Oprah Winfrey paid a visit to Middle Township over the weekend. Winfrey was a surprise guest at the Whitesboro Reunion Festival, an event she has attended before. Winfrey spoke briefly at the event held on Saturday.
Two people were shot to death, two others injured during an incident in the North Jersey community of Paterson Sunday night. Authorities say a 48 year old man and a 33 year old woman were both shot to death; two others were also shot, all Paterson residents. No suspects are in custody.
Middle Township Police have released the photo of a man who robbed a Family Dollar Store in Rio Grande on August 25th. Police say the subject stole cash from the register and threatened to shoot the cashier with a gun; the cashier did not see a gun in the subject’s possession. If you have any…
North Wildwood’s city council gets back to work on Tuesday. Council is expected to discuss an agreement with Marina Bay Towers and will consider a shared court proposal with Wildwood Crest. North Wildwood may also share its court administrator with the Crest as well.
Jim’s Lunch in Millville will be open this fall. NJ.com reports that the popular restaurant, which closed earlier this year due to a neighboring building being condemned, plans to open after the summer. Ironically, the popular eatery closes every summer and remains an offeseason business.
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian is defending the city’s purchase of a former car dealership property for $9 million. Gillian announced over the weekend that the city paid fair market value for the dealership; the property will be converted into some sort of public use.
A 31 year old woman was arrested by Hamilton Township Police on charges she repeatedly stabbed a man during an argument early Friday morning. Authorities say Jillian Bellone-McMaster stabbed the victim repeatedly during the argument in Mays Landing. She fled the scene but was captured a short time later by police.
The United States Coast Guard rescued a man and his granddaughter in Grassy Sound over the Labor Day weekend. The Coast Guard reports that they were on board a personal watercraft that ran aground on Thursday evening. Both were taken to the hospital with no reported injuries.
Wildwood Crest has postponed the Saturday night concert featuring the B Street Band until Monday afternoon. The threat of rain and thunderstorms has postponed the show, which will be held at Centennial Park Monday at 1:00pm.