134 jobs may be eliminated from the Vineland School District courtesy of the new school budget. The new spending plan totals over $192 million and will include a four percent tax hike. Residents of the city may also be subject to a 2.3 cent increase in the municipal tax rate this year.
Vineland Police continue to investigate a shooting earlier this week on New Peach Street. Police say a 21 year old man was shot in his left hand; he claims someone inside a passing car opened fire and caused the injury. Police have announced no motive for the shooting.
A 58 year old convicted sex offender is now accused of sexually assaulting an 83 year old dementia patient in a Vineland hospital. Authorities say Thomas Pierson of Sicklerville is accused of assaulting the woman while she lay naked in bed at Inspira Hospital in Vineland. He is already classified as a Tier 3 sex…
A fire Friday night in Vineland gutted a two story home on South West Boulevard, and resulted in no injuries. Fire officials were called to the scene of the fire around 8pm Friday and inside the home, one of the floors collapsed. No word on what sparked the fire.
A news agency in Vineland has sold a $2 million lottery ticket. The ticket was sold at Todd’s News Agency in Vineland, and the ticket cost $20. No word yet on who the lucky lottery player actually is.
A 51 year old school teacher from Vineland has been indicted on 20 counts of sexually assaulting two students. Isaias Garza allegedly molested the boys while working at a school in Bridgeton. Authorities allege the assaults occurred at the school, at Garza’s home, and at the home of one of the two students.
The tax rate is going up in Vineland in 2019. The Daily Journal reports that the municipal budget in Vineland was introduced Tuesday night and it includes a tax hike of over two cents on the tax rate. The proposed budget increases spending by $1.2 million.
A teenager who was doing pull ups on recreation equipment at a Vineland elementary school was charged after police found a toy gun in his possession. The 14 year old juvenile was charged with having a weapons on school grounds. No students were inside the building due to a school faculty day.
If your doctor prescribes medical marijuana, there will soon be a dispensary in Vineland to get your pot. A state approved business will eventually open on North Delsea Drive and North West Boulevard in Vineland according to new zoning rules. Council is expected to approve of the dispensary.
An update on a fire we reported last night…one person has been confirmed dead in a mobile home fire in Vineland. Firefighters found the body inside the home located at Cedarcrest Village Wednesday afternoon. The gender and the identity of the deceased has not yet been released.