Some Ocean City High School sports stars have picked colleges to continue their academic and athletic careers. Football star Harry Pfeifle will play at Farleigh Dickinson-Florham; runner Mickey Baker will continue her career at Monmouth; lacrosse star Danielle Donoghue will play in two years at Mount Saint Mary’s, and soccer stair Josiah Nistorenko will play…
New Jersey State Police in South Jersey say they nabbed five juveniles who were caught on film damaging some construction equipment in Atlantic County. Police say social media tips led police to all five suspects. Cops published a photo of the kids destroying the equipment two weeks ago.
Ike Gandy is the republican nominee to run for a seat on the Middle Township Committee in the fall. The Middle Township Regular Republican Organization met this week and picked Gandy to be the candidate. Gandy lives in Swainton and serves as a foreman in a carpenters’ union.
A 55 year old attorney from Toms River will spend the next 26 years of his life in prison for stealing $1.5 million from his clients. State officials say Joseph Talafous stole money from the elderly, ripping off the funds from estates and investment accounts.
Electric rates are going up in Vineland. Vineland has its own power company and is not part of Atlantic City Electric. The Daily Journal reports that increases are scheduled to take effect on April 1st; many residents will experience a ten dollar increase in rates every month; a slightly higher charge can be expected in…
The popular Jim’s Lunch eatery in Millville cleaned out its equipment before a neighboring building was demolished, just in case something went horribly wrong. City officials plan to knock down a building that shares a wall with the legendary eatery due to unsafe conditions. The Millville Commission will meet Tuesday night and address the issue.
A property auction in Atlantic City has netted the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approximately $570,000. More than 90 properties were auctioned off on Wednesday and all sales are subject to board approval.
The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and approved a new municipal budget that includes a significant decrease in its municipal tax rate. The new rate for Avalon is 19.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. Avalon maintains a AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor’s and may have the lowest combined tax rate in…
All hail the Mighty Szczur! Lower Cape May Regional High School graduate Matt Szczur has made the opening day roster for the San Diego Padres baseball team. Szczur graduated from Lower Cape May 11 years ago and used to play for the Chicago Cubs.
Senator Robert Menendez kicked off his re-election plans in both northern and southern New Jersey on Wednesday, despite facing a recent trial on corruption charges. Menendez was greeted by a room full of supporters to kick of his campaign in Union City Wednesday. Menendez did the expected and promised to fight President Donald Trump.