Atlantic County has its second confirmed case of rabies this summer. Health officials say a raccoon collected ten days ago in Egg Harbor Township tested positive for rabies. In April, a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Northfield.
The Avalon Beach Patrol won the annual Kerr Memorials on their home sand Sunday evening. Avalon outdistanced Stone Harbor, who finished second in the event. Several beach patrols from up and down the southern New Jersey shore participated in the annual competition.
New school aid distributed by the State of New Jersey means $311,000 in cuts in the Lower Cape May Regional School District. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that the state is cutting aid, which means the district will not fill openings for a teacher and behavioral specialist; heating and air conditioning units will…
There’s a new man serving as the overseer of the municipal government in Atlantic City. Robert Long has replaced Timothy Cunningham in the position. Long is the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs. Cunningham will return to work in a private law firm.
One of the true legendary icons of the local sports community has passed away at the age of 84. CoastSportsToday.com reports that George Holden passed away on Friday after coaching Lower Cape May Regional’s basketball teams to 150 wins and two league championships. Holden’s family includes Lauren Holden and Patrick Holden, who both scored over…
Severe thunderstorms are possible at the Jersey Cape Friday until about midnight. Some popup thunderstorms have been severe in nature and while soaking some neighborhoods, have left others dry.
The Scotch Bonnet Fishing Pier has been closed immediately by the County. The Pier is a former railroad trestle located on the north side of the bridge between Cape May Court House and Stone Harbor. The Pier has been closed for safety concerns; the public is advised to stay off it.
A pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries during an accident involving a motor vehicle that occurred near Routes 9 and 30. Police say the pedestrian was struck Wednesday evening by a 2003 Honda Civic. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Absecon Police.
56 year old John Deangelis of the Villas has been charged with one count of luring after authorities learned of a video that was being circulated on social media. Authorities say Deangelis was taken into custody on Thursday, and has been lodged at the Cape May County Jail.
An event promoter with past ties to Wildwood has been sentenced to four years probation on a third degree charge of theft. Amanda Thomas was sentenced Friday in connection with the charge; she will not serve time in prison. Thomas was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Michael Donohue.