Avalon’s Borough Council will consider a new ordinance that would ban single use plastic bags and other single use products that would take effect next year. A presentation on Avalon’s “Clean Water Initiative” was presented Wednesday afternoon, which also includes other efforts to keep plastics and debris out of the waters. An ordinance could be…
Some are calling this a blistering financial attack on the Jersey Shore. Lawmakers are now considering new ways to generate money for the state budget, including taxes on short term rentals and increases taxes on expensive homes, both of which would impact the coastal region. Voting sessions for Thursday have been called off, and voting…
Atlantic City’s two new casinos opened a day early. Legal bets were accepted Wednesday afternoon at both the Ocean Resort Casino and the Hard Rock Casino, one day before they were officially scheduled to open. Both casinos will be holding ribbon cutting ceremonies and events Thursday to officially unlock their doors.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for 81 year old Rita Best of Wildwood Crest. Best was the former owner and operator of the Wagon Wheel Flower and Gift Shop in the community. Best also owned and operated the popular “Fun Shop” for two decades.
A vehicle slammed into the front porch of a house in Upper Township along Route 50 on Wednesday. Social media accounts show the vehicle inside the front porch of the structure. No word of any injuries; the driver of the vehicle is being sought.
The 51 year old man who took a banner plane and flew it erratically Sunday evening over Cape May County has been apprehended. Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced that James P. Dahlen has been charged with criminal trespass, and additional charges may be filed. Sutherland says the investigation is ongoing and involves multiple…
Pleasantville Police are thanking five teenagers for their assistance with the safe recovery of a five year old child who was wandering the streets during the overnight hours. Police say the teens located the youth on New Road and stayed with the boy until police arrived. The boy was not injured.
North Wildwood’s popular Thursday evening summer events are coming back to Anglesea on July 5th. The Anglesea Night Markets return for another summer, starting the day after the Nation’s birthday. Food trucks are a big part of the event with trucks changing from date to date, with acoustic music crafters and other attractions.
An 18 year old Ocean City man has been arrested and charged this week with allegedly selling hashish, or edible marijuana, in the County. Prosecutors say William Baker was allegedly selling items for consumption that included pot. Baker was arrested without incident by the Ocean City Police Department five days ago.
There were no winners in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. Lottery officials say the estimated top prize for the next drawing will be about $232 million. There were Match 5 winners in both Maryland and California.