The fifth season of the Wildwood downtown farmers’ market kicks off May 26th. The Wildwoods Business District announced that the season will begin on Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the summer. The event is now listed by Trip Advisor as one of the top events in the Wildwoods.
Navigation channels have been restored in the Little Egg Inlet. The United States Coast Guard installed eight navigational buoys in the Inlet on Monday. They had been removed more than one year ago due to excessive shoaling; the Guard worked with federal and state agencies to restore the navigational channel.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the anticipated heavy thunderstorm activity that is expected at the Jersey Cape late this afternoon and tonight. Accu Weather is calling for heavy rainfall in some areas in a very brief amount of time during this storm event. Street flooding in poor drainage areas is expected; power…
One person was killed during a shooting incident in Atlantic City Monday evening. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that a man was shot and killed on North Michigan Avenue shortly before 6pm. So far, the victim’s name has not been released.
Today’s the day that parking meters go on in many shore communities. In Wildwood, the meters will be active throughout town. Traffic signal devices also convert from flashing yellow to full operation.
A 38 year old Atlantic City man was killed after he crashed his motorcycle into a parked car Sunday night. City police say Juan Cruz-Ortiz of Atlantic City was thrown from the bike after he struck the car on Massachusetts Avenue. Both the bike and car caught fire.
Eight Cape Atlantic League golf championships in a row for the Middle Township High School golf team. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that the Panthers’ fourth unbeaten season in a row concluded last week; next up, a sectional at the Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story and photos on CoastSportsToday.com.
The business administrator for Ocean City is resigning effective June 1st. James Mallon has informed city leaders that he will step down at the end of the month to accept a position in the private sector. Mallon has worked for the city for 16 years; a search for his replacement begins immediately.
The County will be closing the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday. A construction barrier curb will be removed and the temporary traffic signal will be removed for the summer season. If there are stormy conditions, the closure will take place Wednesday night into Thursday.
A major sand backpassing project in Avalon is near the finish line, weeks ahead of schedule. The Avalon Department of Public Works is backpassing sand from the central portion of the community to north end beaches that were decimated by four nor’easters during the month of March. All of the sand used in the project…