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.
It didn’t take long for an environmental group to turn support into scorn towards Governor Phil Murphy. The Sierra Club announced this week that it is disappointed in Murphy’s plan to divert clean energy funds to help New Jersey Transit become a viable agency. The club released a statement dissing the Governor’s plan.
Sea Isle City will be honoring Vietnam War veterans on Thursday as part of the recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day. A ceremony will be held at Veterans Park Thursday at 3:00pm with a wreath laying and various comments from local officials.
Yes, International Pooper Scooper Week is a thing during the first week of April, and Morey’s Piers in Wildwood announced that it will celebrate the acclaimed event. The Pier announced that patrons who purchase two different admission options during the first week of April will enjoy big discounts and a commemorative Morey’s Piers pooper scooper.…