The former Showboat Casino in Atlantic City is now becoming rental apartments. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved a plan to turn 400 hotel rooms into 264 apartments. Another apartment complex is being constructed across the street from the former casino.
A major upheaval in the coaching ranks of boys basketball in our area, right before the season starts. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Gene Allen has been dismissed as Atlantic City’s boys’ basketball coach. Allen says he received only one vote of support from the Board of Education Tuesday night. Elijah Langford has…
Four people are dead as a result of a house fire in Colts Neck. Two adults and two children died in Tuesday’s fire, which is being investigated as an arson. One body was found in the front yard; three others were inside the home.
The head of the Cumberland County republican organization will run for the State Senate seat being vacated by Jeff Van Drew. Michael Testa announced this week that he is running for the office that Van Drew is vacating to take a seat in Congress. Testa has been active in arts program in southern New Jersey.
Governor Phil Murphy has struck a deal with the largest corrections union in the Garden State. PBA Local 105 now has a new contract that includes retroactive pay increases and step increases. The union has been working without a contract for three years.
A school maintenance worker in the Ocean City school district pleaded guilty this week in a federal court to defrauding a state health benefits plan out of $5 million. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 44 year old James Wildman of Marmora participated in the scheme that included nearly two dozen people. Wildman resigned…
Fire crews in the affluent town of Colts Neck responded to a house fire at a large dwelling on Tuesday. Multiple reports suggests that there are fatalities associated with this fire. Multiple fire crews from neighboring municipalities have responded to the blaze.
Lower Township Police reported at 2:48pm that the subject was located. Lower Township Police are asking for the public’s help with locating 22 year old Tyler Obriant who was last seen at his residence in the Villas. Police say Obriant made a threat about harming himself before he left the dwelling. A photo of Obriant…
A kitchen fire was doused by firefighters in Wildwood at the Commissioner’s Court House Complex Monday evening. Fire officials say the small fire was accidental in nature and there were no injuries. Fire units from Wildwood and North Wildwood both responded.
Lower Township Police have arrested a Del Haven man on charges he committed a hit and run accident while under the influence. Township Police announced that Edward C. Shaw Jr. had the accident Sunday evening on Sunnyside Drive in the Township. Shaw was issued six motor vehicle summonses.