The armed standoff in Gloucester County has ended. Police there say an overnight standoff with a man armed with a gun ended peacefully this morning. The standoff resulted in schools being closed in Gloucester Township, and residents told to stay inside their homes.
An overnight fire has caused significant damage to a popular South Jersey diner. The Country Town Diner on the White Horse Pike in Berlin suffered heavy fire and smoke damage this morning. The White Horse Pike in that area was closed down overnight, but reopened around 3:00am. No word yet on what caused the fire.
A man has fired shots at police officers and remains barricaded in a home in Gloucester County. The situation developed Thursday morning and all schools in Gloucester Township are closed, and residents who live near the shooting are being told to shelter in place. Police have established a staging area at Timber Creek High School.
Cape May’s Planning Board passed on a plan that would create a redevelopment zone near the Washington Street Mall. The conversation about the proposed zone packed the meeting on Tuesday night. The block in the city that was slated for the zone lies near the Mall, and includes a supermarket.
It’s full steam ahead for a major Beach Drive project on Lower Township’s bay side this year. The Township Council has approved a contract that will result in a sidewalk being installed along the bayfront that will make it safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The project drew some contentious opposition at previous Council meetings.
Vineland Police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday night that occurred at a Family Dollar Store. Police say a man approached the clerk behind the cash register, produced a small gun, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The man was wearing a ski mask and a dark blue jacket at the time…
Mass resignations are coming to New Jersey Transit thanks to the incoming administration of Governor-elect Phil Murphy. NJ.com reports that over 100 resignations from top officials are being asked for days after Murphy called New Jersey Transit “a national disgrace”.
Lawmakers from New Jersey and other states are now collectively asking the Department of the Interior not to permit offshore drilling for fuel near New Jersey. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez have been joined by other officials in a joint request not to follow through with the President’s plan to drill for oil near…
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touted his accomplishments during his final State of the State address in Trenton Tuesday. Christie took credit for cutting the unemployment rate in New Jersey in half over eight years, and reduced what he called “job killing” regulations in New Jersey. Christie says his administration also held the line on…
Thanks to the help of an ice breaking boat, the Cape May Lewes Ferry will complete at least one trip over the Delaware Bay on Wednesday. Weather is getting warmer this week, which should help break up the idea on the bay. The ferry has not operated since Thursday’s blizzard.