Lower Cape May Regional High School basketball star Pat Holden will continue his playing career at Widener University. Brian Cunniff of CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Holden is one of five Cape May County high school boys basketball players to pass the 2,000 career point mark in his career. For more, see the story on CoastSportsToday.com.
A relatively new boardwalk attraction in Ocean City is getting a major facelift. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Gale Force roller coaster is getting new track since the previous ride was too bumpy for passengers to enjoy. The ride manufacturer is upgrading the track free of charge.
Cape May has a new municipal budget. The budget includes a one cent increase in the municipal tax rate, and raises the rate to 35 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. Part of the tax increase is needed over the settlement reached with police Captain Robert Sheehan.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that will provide greater transparency to the public regarding gun violence in the Garden State. The order requires the state to issue monthly reports on gun crimes, and detail the types of weapons that are involved. The state will also issue quarterly reports on the states where…
A grand jury in Atlantic County has indicted three individuals who escaped from a juvenile detention facility in Egg Harbor City last November, prompting a manhunt. Authorities announced that indictments were handed up against 19 year old Michael J. Huggins, a murder suspect, along with 18 year old Stephanie Woodley and 16 year old Raymir…
An arrest has been made in connection with the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Bridgeton early Friday morning. Police announced the arrest of 27 year old Tim T. Mack of Millville who has been charged with robbing the store at gunpoint; there were no injuries.
Ocean City has locked down a date for its town-wide meeting to discuss future dredging projects. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the meeting will be held at the Ocean City Tabernacle on Saturday, April 28th. Engineers will be present to discuss the project.
Old Man Winter has been showed the exit door, but he’s chosen not to leave. Accu Weather is calling for a wintry mix over South Jersey including parts of Cape May County on Saturday. Some rain mixing with snow at times is in the forecast Saturday and Saturday night, with daytime temperatures struggling to reach…
Florida gets a federal exemption from offshore drilling, but New Jersey does not, and that has angered state officials. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that a lawsuit will be coming to the federal government unless plans to drill for oil off the Garden State’s coastline are not dropped.
A woman who worked as a detective in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has been handed an 18 month prison term for her role in a mortgage fraud scam. 38 year old Betsy Borges was handed the term by Judge Jerome Simandle regarding a property she used to own in Mays Landing.