No winners in the Powerball jackpot Saturday night which pushes the grand prize to $420 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The cash out value of the Powerball, if you are lucky enough to win, will be $248 million.
Sunday marked the 9th anniversary of the disappearance of Ocean City resident John Weisbecker. Weisbecker disappeared from his home in the 200 block of Asbury Avenue, last seen by a postal worker. Ocean City Police say there appeared to be evidence of a struggle. A $50,000 reward continues to be offered for information as to…
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Tuesday night’s drawing is expected to be $318 million. There were no winners during Friday night’s lottery drawing. this is the 14th time that the Mega Millions has advanced past the $300 million mark.
One person was killed when a train struck a car on the train tracks in Hammonton Friday afternoon. Police say the train was traveling towards Atlantic City and struck the vehicle on Line Street. No one on board the train was injured; a passenger in the car was taken to a hospital.
Friday night was the end of the line for the Ocean City girls basketball team. The South Jersey champions were beaten badly by Ewing Township in a state semifinal game, 62-37. Ocean City scored only two points in the second quarter of the game.
Motel owners in the Wildwoods have erected a billboard on Route 47 attempting to recruit basketball star LeBron James to the Philadelphia 76ers. CoastSportsToday.com reports that the Franco family which operates the Bar Harbour motel paid for the billboard space; the family has had court side tickets to Sixers games for the past 35 years.…
The Wildwood Fire Department participated in a “Stop the Bleed” class at the Wildwood School District that included over 40 district faculty. The Department also announced it will participate in a national Stop the Bleed Day on March 31st; the public can attend the bleeding control course.
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian reports that two pumping stations in Merion Park experienced issues during the most recent coastal storm. Gillian advises people not to tamper with the equipment and to notify police immediately if anyone is seen tampering with the equipment. Gillian also says a gas line must be replaced on a portion…
Wide receiver Torrey Smith has been traded by the world champion Philadelphia Eagles. Smith has been shipped to the Carolina Panthers in return for cornerback Daryl Worley. The 29 year old Smith officially becomes a Panther on March 14th.
More than 100,000 power customers in the Garden State are still without power following two nor’easters within one week. Most of the outages are in Morris County. Virtually every customer of Atlantic City Electric has been restored.