Wildwood Crest has secured a state grant that will provide for the creation of a Community Forestry Management Plan. The Plan will help Crest officials with various tree plantings and forestry concerns in the community. The Lomax Consulting Group in Middle Township will be helping the Crest with this effort.
The Wildwood Veterans of Foreign War Post 3509 building has been ordered to close because it essentially provided no functions outside of being a bar. The Cape May County Herald reports that the 82 year old Post was closed in late January and the building will be sold. The big issue was declining membership at…
Sunday night’s Powerball lottery drawing will be worth an estimated $385 million. There were no winners in the multi-state lottery drawing on Wednesday night. The cash out value is expected to be $229 million.
Pinelands Regional High School was under a lockdown Thursday morning. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the school district was in lockdown mode over a threat that was made by a former student who is no longer in the area. The school is operating under a shelter in place condition.
Taxes are going up in Egg Harbor Township this year. The Township Committee met Wednesday night and introduced a new budget that includes a 1.5 cent increase in the local tax rate. The budget totals nearly $41 million.
The New Jersey Group III girls state semifinal basketball game featuring Ocean City High School has been postponed until Friday due to this week’s coastal storm. The game was supposed to be played Thursday evening, but will be played Friday evening instead. Ocean City will battle central New Jersey champion Ewing Township for the second…
State offices will be opening two hours late on Thursday. Governor Murphy announced last night that the offices will be opening late in order to provide for snow removal in impacted communities. Yesterday’s storm resulted in well over a quarter of a million power outages and put more than a foot of snow on northern…
The Ocean City girls basketball team will play Ewing Township Thursday evening for the chance to play in the Group III championship game. Ocean City beat Ewing by a point last year in a state semifinal game. The game will be broadcast live by Tom Williams Thursday at 7pm on Shore 106.3FM.
A South Jersey school teacher was struck by lightning during a thunder snow event on Wednesday. Manchester Township Police say the woman was struck by lightning while on bus duty outside of a middle school. She was not seriously injured.
Vineland Police have charged two teenagers connected to a shooting on January 27th. Police announced that a teenager from Mullica Hill was handling a shotgun recklessly and it went off, hitting an 18 year old man in the elbow. Another teen was charged with giving false information to police.