Governor Phil Murphy has extended the Urban Enterprise Zone designation for select communities, including Wildwood, through the year 2023. Murphy also re-established zones in five cities, including Bridgeton. The zones allow merchants to charge only half of the State’s income tax of 6.62 percent.
A 37 year old Millville man has been arrested on charges that he removed his 11-month old baby from a crib and tossed the child across a room. Police say the mother was able to catch the baby, who was not injured. Anthony Henriquez was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and other offenses.
A 27 year old Vineland man has been charged in connection with a shooting incident in Atlantic City Friday afternoon. Authorities say Leon Green is accused of shooting the man near the Manor Hotel on Pacific Avenue. Green has been charged with attempted murder and other offenses; drugs were found in his possession.
The Wildwood Catholic girls’ softball team will play Lodi Immaculate for a state championship on Sunday. The Lady Crusaders will play in their second consecutive state championship game after winning the South Jersey Non Public B title on Thursday. Wildwood Catholic is 21-7 on the season. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s column and video on…
It wouldn’t be a summer in New Jersey without a government shutdown due to a budget impasse. Governor Phil Murphy alerted state agencies before the weekend that they should prepare for a potential government shutdown on July 1st unless a budget agreement is reached. Contingency plans have been circulated among cabinet heads in state government.
The first full week of June promises to be very busy for the County with various road and bridge construction projects. County officials announced many projects will be underway next week that will impact major infrastructure, including Avalon Boulevard, the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge, Fulling Mill Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Bayshore Road, and Corson Tavern Road, to…
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men’s and women’s basketball championships are coming to Atlantic City. The competition will be held at the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall starting in 2020. This will be the first time in Hall history that it will be hosting the MAAC championship games.
Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza will be hosting the first concert of the season Friday night. The “Reign Band” will be performing a free concert Friday starting at 7pm. On Saturday, the ribbon cutting event at the Plaza will occur during the weekly farmer’s market event.
Resorts Casino in Atlantic City and Draft King are expected to sign a deal today that will result in sports betting at the Atlantic City property. Resorts issued a statement saying it welcomes the new revenue stream.
The Wildwood Catholic Lady Crusaders are now the two time defending South Jersey Non Public B softball champions. Wildwood Catholic knocked off St. Joseph’s Thursday afternoon, 7-4 to win their second consecutive title.