It looks like prosecutors will be given some leeway in the potential prosecution of simple marijuana possession cases, even to the point of throwing them out. NJ.com reports that prosecutors are expected to receive guidance from the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General to the point of dismissal of these complaints, although pot remains…
North Wildwood Police are searching for a man who’s been involved in bicycle thefts along the city’s boardwalk this summer. Police have released a photograph of the suspect that was taken from a surveillance camera. If you have any information regarding the suspect, you are asked to contact city police.
Medical waste and needles have been found on two central New Jersey beaches this week. Officials in Ocean Beach and Mantoloking found the debris on the beaches during the week. Local health departments were contacted about the discovery.
Two public hearings are being held Thursday in Lower Township to discuss the potential replacement of the Middle Thorofare Bridge that connects the Township to the Cape May/Wildwoods area. Meetings are being held at the Township municipal building at 2pm, and again at 6pm. A new bridge is not in near-future plans.
A 29 year-old Vineland man was found guilty of aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer and resisting arrest at the Vineland Municipal Court. Joshua Graham was asked by a court officer to remove his hat, then step out of the courtroom. Authorities said Graham then “chest bumped” the officer, which led to a fight and…
Police agencies throughout New Jersey are in the midst of their largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2018 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown is now underway and concludes on September 3rd. During the campaign, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols targeting motorists who…
Your electric bill is going up. Atlantic City Electric announced Tuesday that it has submitted a rate hike to state regulators that would generate an extra $109.3 million. The average resident would see a nine and a half percent increase in electric bills. A major reason for the hike…expensive infrastructure improvements.
Casino earnings edged up during the second quarter in Atlantic City. New gaming numbers show that the casinos had a combined operating profit of $171.4 million during the quarter. The biggest loser appears to be the Borgata which saw its profit decline by over 20 percent.
Amazon is looking to hire 2,000 people from southern New Jersey to work at its new fulfillment center in West Deptford. Amazon announced that the new center will be fully operational next month and needs to fill all of the jobs. Available positions will be posted on an Amazon employment website.
A federal grant is coming to the City of Cape May for an early warning system to be installed along the Promenade. Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced that the city has secured a $35,600 USDA grant that will provide the alert system along 1.3 miles of the city’s promenade.