Lower Cape May versus Middle Township in a high school girls’ lacrosse playoff game Thursday. Lower Cape May breezed to an easy win over Pinelands Monday afternoon, putting them in the playoff game against third seeded Middle Township on Thursday. For more, including videos, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
It is expected to be a stormy evening at the Jersey Cape. The National Weather Service has a Severe Thunderstorm Watch posted for our region which will very likely turn into a Warning. Strong winds, cloud to ground lightning, and rain is expected. The timing for the storms is around 8pm.
Sports betting could be in Atlantic City as early as this summer. Lawmakers in Trenton say they will push hard to legalize sports betting in the Garden State during their June sessions, and before the summer break. Governor Murphy is supportive of the plan.
Atlantic County officials say a man who beat a murder charge in a recent trial was shot to death in Atlantic City Monday night. Authorities confirmed the victim of the shooting was 25 year old Alexander Campbell who was shot to death on Michigan Avenue. The suspect in this fatal shooting remains at large.
Cumberland County College may be losing its president, Yves Salomon-Fernandez. The Daily Journal reports that she has been recommended for hire as the president at Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts. Salomon-Fernandez has worked for the college for less than two years.
A 40 year old Cumberland County man has been charged with the possession of child pornography. David Randles of Upper Deerfield Township was found to have images of child pornography at his home. Randles has been released on a summons.
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.