No serious injuries resulted from the crash of a small plane at the Cape May Airport in Erma Saturday afternoon. Fire companies were dispatched to the airport after the plane had difficulty after takeoff and landed in a grassy area. The accident remains under investigation. Photo courtesy of Villas Volunteer Fire Department social media page.
Ocean City has officially backed off a plan to purchase a current car lot for over $9 million. The Ocean City Council repealed an ordinance that would have purchased the lot from the Klause brothers. Mayor Jay Gillian still believes it was a good deal in order to prevent the lot from being converted to…
Holy Spirit has advanced to the New Jersey Non Public Group II championship football game. The Spartans flattened Hudson Catholic, 48-16 on a rain soaked field Friday night. Holy Spirit will play for the title at the Meadowlands at a date to be determined.
A 39 year old Millville Police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that he used excessive force against some criminal suspects. Jeffrey Profitt has been indicted on numerous counts, including falsifying police records. He was indicted last year on charges that he threw a 62 year old man to the ground, face first, on…
It is likely that democrat Andy Kim will capture the 3rd District Congressional election. Kim holds a lead over MacArthur by 3,424 and there are still just over 6,000 provisional ballots to count. MacArthur would need a vast majority of those provisionals in order to claim victory.
New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin says a bill is coming in Trenton that will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Coughlin says the bill is a few months away and will gradually phase in the new higher minimum wage. A vote by the Assembly is possible next month.
A two year old boy from Southampton was found dead in a pond Friday, about 200 yards away from the family home. New Jersey State Police say the initial call came in around 11am, and the boy’s body was found a short time later. The victim has been identified as Adam Reed.
The 3rd District Congressional race will likely come down to provisional ballots. Democrat Andy Kim pulled ahead of republican Tom MacArthur courtesy of mail in ballots, and now the provisionals will be counted. Kim’s lead is now around 2,000 votes.
Two more retail stores under the Sears chain are closing in South Jersey. In the latest round of announced store closures, the KMart store on Delsea Drive in Glassboro, and the Sears department store at the Deptford Mall will both be closing.
Parking meters could become more expensive in Cape May. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that a parking committee in the Victorian resort has suggested increasing the fee to two dollars per hour in the red and yellow zones. A survey done by the city shows the average hourly rate is $1.40, while Cape…