Some animals perished, and vehicles were damaged during a late night barn fire last night in Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County. State Police say the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature, and the cause is undetermined.
Millville’s Mike Trout may be able to buy the whole city if he wants it. Trout has signed a massive 12-year extension with the Los Angeles Angels that is reportedly worth $430 million. The contract extension essentially means Trout will not be a free agent, and will not be a member of the Philadelphia Phillies…
The referee who ordered Buena High School wrestler Andrew Johnson to cut off his dreadlocks before a match or forfeit is now reportedly asking for $100,000. TMZ reports that Alan Maloney wants the money for alleged defamation of character, and has not refereed any matches since the incident in December.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday in North Wildwood for Ralph Ransom, who passed away last week at the age of 84. Ransom was the former owner of the Ugly Mug in Cape May, and he worked for decades at the former Marine National Bank. Services will be held at the Ingersoll-Greenwood Funeral Home.
New school aid figures are not good for the Lower Township Elementary School District. Superintendent Jeff Samaniego told the Cape May Star and Wave that state aid in the district has been cut by nearly $1 million for the 2019-2020 budget.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law that requires stores and restaurants in New Jersey to accept cash. Some merchants only wanted to accept credit or another electronic payment, but no more. New Jersey is only the second state to prevent businesses from refusing to take actual money.
New Jersey is sure to be the butt of some late night talk show jokes as our so-called rain tax has been signed into law. The law allows towns and counties in New Jersey to establish stormwater utilities that could tax property owners for impermeable surfaces…or the amount of rainwater that goes into collection systems.
Avalon will have a resiliency project courtesy of South Jersey Gas that will be completed before Memorial Day weekend. Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that approximately 650 Excess Flow Valves will be installed for properties throughout the community that help mitigate gas leaks and other issues during a major storm, or when a gas main is…
12 South Jersey men have been charged by the State for operating a “ghost gun” network that resulted in untraceable assault weapons falling into the hands of drug dealers, and others. State authorities announced that the arrests were made last week and wrapped up a one year investigation.
A portion of Route 40 in Egg Harbor Township will be elevated by the state to avoid constant flooding. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the project will cost $27 million and take over three years to complete. The project will begin in 2022.