Cape May County has filed a lawsuit against leading pharmaceutical manufacturers over the opioid epidemic that has claimed 32 lives since 2016. County officials say the lawsuit has been filed over a misleading advertising campaign that convinces both doctors and patients that the benefits outweigh the risks of opioid use. It was filed in Superior…
A 44 year old North Cape May man has been charged by Lower Township Police in connection with a string of graffiti incidents in the community. Police announced Monday that Thomas Hale of Winslow Avenue was arrested Friday after conducting a search warrant on his residence. Police say multiple properties and public infrastructure was targeted…
Lower Township Police announced that the body of a 58 year old man was found at a lake at the Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management area, formerly known as the Ponderlodge Golf Course. Authorities say the apparent drowning occurred late Sunday afternoon, and the body of the victim was recovered. The cause of death has…
The Sea Isle City Council will meet Tuesday morning. Council is expected to authorize a new agreement with its municipal solicitor, Paul Baldini. Council may also authorize an amendment to this year’s capital project plan; the meeting begins Tuesday at 10:00am.
Five businesses were destroyed in a strip mall in Toms River early Monday morning. Fire crews say the quick moving blaze ripped through the businesses quickly. The mall is located on Route 9; the fire may have started in a dry cleaning business.
The Jersey Shore is not expected to receive any bad weather from Tropical Storm Chris, which continues to churn off the coast of the Carolinas. Accu Weather is calling for the potential of some rip currents or ocean swells, but that’s it. A cold front is expected to push Chris well off the Jersey shoreline.
Former Lower Cape May Regional baseball and football star Matt Szczur will be staying with the San Diego Padres. Szczur cleared waivers and is now part of the Padres’ AAA team in Texas. Szczur was designed for assignment last week.
Two women have been found dead at the Vassar Square Condominiums in Ventnor. Police over the weekend confirmed the discovery of the two women, and announced that it appears to be an isolated incident. Police remained on the scene into Sunday evening.
A 66 year old Camden County man lost his life during a motorcycle accident on Route 322 in Atlantic County on Saturday. Police say Paul Hendry was killed when his bike went off the side of the highway and overturned. Troopers are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.
Legal pot could be coming to New Jersey by the end of the year. Governor Phil Murphy believes that state lawmakers will again tackle the issue of legalized marijuana sales during the summer. Murphy put $60 million of tax revenue into the budget this year, and that funding will not be realized.