Egg Harbor Township Police arrested a 42 year old man for being in possession of a homemade bomb inside his residence. Robert Vaino was charged with possession of a destructive device, and other offenses. Police say the bomb was safely removed from his property.
This is a new one…heavy rain postponed surgeries at the Inspira Medical Center in Vineland on Friday. The Daily Journal reports that 21 elective surgeries were postponed due to flooding concerns from a drenching rainstorm. Emergency surgeries were still performed.
Authorities have identified the 58 year old man who was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train near Pleasantville on Wednesday morning. Darryl Watts of Pleasantville was struck by an eastbound train shortly after 7:00am. Service was temporarily suspended for three hours.
Middle Township may be looking to voters to determine if the size of the Township Committee should be expanded. The Committee meets Monday and is expected to discuss a submission to the County Clerk for a non-binding referendum question that would create an advisory committee on the size and form of Township government. Currently, Middle…
A 41 year-old Ventnor woman charged in the homicide of her mother and grandmother, appeared in court on Friday to face murder charges. Heather Barbera was extradited Thursday from New York state where she was being held after her arrest for the alleged robbery and double-homicide on July 8th. Barbera is charged with two counts…
A hotel that is far from a five-star resort in Egg Harbor Township was closed by health department officials on Thursdays, and guests were told to leave. The Courtesy Inn was shuttered by health officials; a water company turned off the water at lunchtime due to a lack of payment. Two years ago the…
Cape May County leads the state in sexually transmitted diseases, if you believe a new report from NJ Advance Media. The report says STD’s have risen by 25 percent in the Garden State over a four year period, ending in 2016. Cape May County has 442 cases per 100,000 people, an 84% increase.
Brookstone is out of business and closing all of its stores in malls, including seven in New Jersey. Brookstone is a retailer known for selling various gadgets and massage chairs. The company got a $30 million loan to keep operating, but not in malls.
The United States Coast Guard rescued three paddle boarders near Ocean City Thursday morning. The Coast Guard used a response boat from Ocean City to help bring the three people to safety near the Music Pier. The paddle boarders were stuck in a marsh.
Today was the test day for the new Code Red telephone alert system being used by the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management. The system was to be tested on Thursday with an estimated 100,000 county residents scheduled to receive the test call. The system will be used to alert individuals to county-wide emergencies.