One of the true legendary icons of the local sports community has passed away at the age of 84. CoastSportsToday.com reports that George Holden passed away on Friday after coaching Lower Cape May Regional’s basketball teams to 150 wins and two league championships. Holden’s family includes Lauren Holden and Patrick Holden, who both scored over…
Severe thunderstorms are possible at the Jersey Cape Friday until about midnight. Some popup thunderstorms have been severe in nature and while soaking some neighborhoods, have left others dry.
The Scotch Bonnet Fishing Pier has been closed immediately by the County. The Pier is a former railroad trestle located on the north side of the bridge between Cape May Court House and Stone Harbor. The Pier has been closed for safety concerns; the public is advised to stay off it.
A pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries during an accident involving a motor vehicle that occurred near Routes 9 and 30. Police say the pedestrian was struck Wednesday evening by a 2003 Honda Civic. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Absecon Police.
56 year old John Deangelis of the Villas has been charged with one count of luring after authorities learned of a video that was being circulated on social media. Authorities say Deangelis was taken into custody on Thursday, and has been lodged at the Cape May County Jail.
An event promoter with past ties to Wildwood has been sentenced to four years probation on a third degree charge of theft. Amanda Thomas was sentenced Friday in connection with the charge; she will not serve time in prison. Thomas was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Michael Donohue.
The northern New Jersey school superintendent who was accused of defecating daily near another school district’s running track has resigned. NJ.com reports that Thomas Tramaglini resigned his position for which he earned $150,000 annually. His attorney says Tramaglini looks forward to his day in court.
A major lifeguard event takes place on the beaches of Wildwood Friday evening. The city will host the 49th Annual Dutch Hoffman Memorial Lifeguard Championships at the Lincoln avenue beach. The event begins at 6:30pm.
A concert featuring two hit makers from the 80s was cancelled at the Hard Rock Casino Thursday night due to what the casino called “technical issues”. Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield were scheduled to perform, but some technical issues cancelled the show; tickets will be refunded.
47 year old George Barnard will be spending the next several years in prison and will have to pay nearly $13 million in restitution, per a judicial order. Barnard was sentenced Thursday for committing mortgage fraud in order to purchase three homes in Avalon. Barnard targeted victims through Capital Financial Mortgage Corporation. Barnard also lied…