New Jersey republicans now have a serious contender to unseat United States Senator Robert Menendez in the November election. 63 year old Bob Hugin is a retired pharmaceutical chairman and is well funded to challenge Menendez in the fall. Hugin will kick off his campaign Tuesday with two stops in the State; he will seek…
A 25 year old woman from Wildwood Crest has been charged with theft and computer criminal activity after she allegedly stole $5,000 from another individual’s bank account. Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced that Amanda Thomas was charged last week with using a computer to take the money out of the victim’s account without…
Sea Isle City Mayor Len Desiderio will discuss the 2018 municipal budget and provide a State of the City address during Tuesday morning’s Council meeting. The City Council may also support a resolution that would call for a full interchange at Garden State Parkway Exit 20 in Upper Township. The meeting begins at 10:00am.
The Wildwood City Commission meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to approve more than a dozen special event applications during its meeting. The events include a Wildwood Train Show, Jeep Invasion 2018, two Beach Jam events, food truck events, and a beach sports weekend. The meeting starts at 3:30pm
A 38 year old prison inmate who was incarcerated for entering the United States illegally from Mexico died following an altercation at a prison in our region. The Daily Journal reports that Salomon Hernandez-Vega died after injuries he sustained at the Federal Correctional Institution Fairton, in South Jersey. No staff were injured during the altercation.
A 32 year old New York man was arrested twice over the weekend for two different offenses at a casino in Atlantic City. Police say Jamel Carlton allegedly assaulted his girlfriend early Saturday morning; following that incident, Carlton allegedly sexually assaulted a female employee at Bally’s Casino. Carlton faces numerous charges.
A longtime New Jersey republican who was his party’s nominee for a United States Senate seat twice has died at the age of 74. Jeff Bell died Saturday night; he was a former speech writer for President Ronald Reagan.
The Philadelphia Eagles are saying goodbye to former offensive coordinator Frank Reich. Reich is leaving the Eagles to be the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Reich gets a five year deal with the Colts.
It’s 2,000 points and counting for Wildwood senior basketball player Kyion Flanders. Flanders became the first boys basketball player in Wildwood High history to get to the coveted 2,000 point mark by scoring 34 points Saturday in a win over Lower Cape May. Flanders is only the fourth boys player from Cape May County to…
Democrat Jeff Van Drew opened his first congressional campaign office in Vineland over the weekend. Van Drew was joined by Congressman Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico in the opening of the office. Van Drew is seeking the congressional seat being vacated by longtime republican Frank LoBiondo.