Your electric bills may be going up by over eight percent. Atlantic City Electric has requested a rate hike request of 8.25 percent from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. The utility is continuing a modernization program of its power grid. The average customer would see their bills increase by $10 per month.
The Garden State has a new Miss New Jersey, 2018. Miss South Shore Jaime Gialloreto was named the new Miss New Jersey Saturday night at the Ocean City Music Pier. She will represent New Jersey in the upcoming Miss America pageant.
New Jersey State Police are warning the public about a new telephone scam. Police say the suspects are calling people, alleging they have active arrest warrants and ask for a credit card to pay the debt. State Police say they never call people to solicit funds to pay for a warrant or for any other…
Ocean City has become the latest community to approve a complete ban of smoking on its beaches. Violators could be subject to a $100 fine. The smoking ban will go into effect on July 4th. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is very likely to sign a new law that will ban smoking on all beaches,…
State Police say a 57 year old Middle Township man was the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident on Route 47 on Friday. Police say Jack Pfaff was killed when his bike was heading southbound on Route 47 and struck a guardrail. His bike hit another vehicle; that driver was not injured.
The former MV Twin Capes is now sitting at the bottom of the ocean. The former signature ferry in the Cape May Lewes Ferry fleet was intentionally sunk at an artificial reef site shared by New Jersey and Delaware. Also at the site is the USS Arthur W. Radford, and a former Coast Guard cutter.
A 19 year old Clayton man has been arrested and charged with posting an intent to conduct a shooting at Clayton High School. Police say Amante Brice was arrested after he posted a message regarding a revenge shooting at the school. There was no date or time of the intended shooting posted; schools were locked…
The investigation continues Sunday morning into a shooting at an arts festival in Trenton. Authorities say several people were shot shortly before 3am at the festival . Reports indicate one person has died.
The United States Coast Guard rescued four adults and two children off a boat that ran aground Thursday night just south of Great Island in Atlantic City. The Guard reports that the individuals in the water were wearing life jackets and all were safely rescued. The call first came in from the Ventnor Police Department.
Cape May County will hold it’s annual “We Check for 21” effort Tuesday at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The program attempts to provide business owners with education on how to spot for fake id’s shown by young adults who attempt to purchase packaged goods. Three programs will be held during the day.