More than. 100 people turned out for a big Earth Day weekend in event in Avalon. Avalon hosted a Clean Ocean Action beach sweep, and a spring dune grass planting day. Dune grass was planted on the beaches near the Avalon Beach Patrol headquarters.
Gasoline prices continue to creep up in the Garden State. Gas prices statewide were up six cents a gallon last week to a statewide average of $2.78 per gallon. That’s three cents higher than the national average, and about 30 cents higher than this time last year.
One person is dead as a result of a traffic accident on the Garden State Parkway Sunday morning in Middle Township. Medical examiners and other rescue vehicles were at the scene of the accident on the southbound lanes just north of the exit for Rio Grande; witnesses say a pickup truck was in the wooded…
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian says March’s lousy weather has delayed the completion of some construction projects in the city. Gillian notes that the County’s work on the 34th Street Bridge will be completed by the beginning of May, and a Four Ward Drainage Project paving project should begin on Wednesday.
A portion of Bayshore Road in the Villas will be completely closed to traffic, 24 hours a day, starting Monday morning. Lower Township Police say there will be no traffic allowed between Alabama and Weber avenues due to construction work. Motorists should be expected to encounter significant delays and detours.
A 43 year Moorestown man was killed during a motorcycle accident on the Black Horse Pike Thursday evening. Hamilton Township Police say John Laverack’s bike struck two SUV’s that were stopped at a traffic light. Laverack succumbed to his injuries.
Vineland Police say a 34 year old man was arrested in the parking lot of the Days Inn motel in the city. Rasheen Antrom was staying at the motel, and was charged with criminal mischief and obstruction, along with being in possession of a small amount of pot. Antrom was held in the Cumberland County…
Two people were killed early Saturday morning on Route 42 in South Jersey, near Route 55. New Jersey State Police say major delays were caused by the accident which occurred around 4am. The accident involved a dump truck and a car.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new bill into law that prevents the federal government from drilling for oil in state waterways. The bill earned bipartisan support in Trenton. Murphy says the new bill makes it very difficult for the feds from drilling in waters off the Garden State.
Atlantic County prosecutors completed a sweep of deadbeat moms and dads this week. The sweep resulted in over $6,000 being recovered, with 28 arrests and six criminal warrant arrests. Over 100 active addresses were checked.