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Atlantic City Drug Dealer Indicted in Evesham Fatal Overdose

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an Atlantic City drug dealer has been indicted for the death of a 37-year-old woman who fatally overdosed two years ago in Evesham Township on fentanyl-laced heroin he sold to her the day before she died. A grand jury charged Kahlil Carpenter, 30, with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Third Degree) and Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree). The indictment was returned July 16 and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment... Read more →

Dunkin and Scholarship America Announce Winners of the Philadelphia Regional Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(July 29, 2021)--Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees, in partnership with Scholarship America, today announced the recipients of its 12th annual Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. The program helps high school seniors and college students in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Kent and New Castle counties in Delaware pursue a part-time or full-time undergraduate degree at the institution of their choice. Students were selected from more than 900 applicants based on their academic record, demonstrated leadership, and proven commitment to their school and local community. Dunkin’ and its franchisees in the greater Philadelphia-area will award these recipients with a... Read more →

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Seven in Rough Seas Southeast of Cape May

CAPE MAY, NJ Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. rescue seven people aboard a 40-foot sportfishing boat beset by weather 60 nautical miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., July 25, 2021. Mariners are encouraged to check weather forecasts before heading out on the water. U.S. Coast Guard video below. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sportfishing boat beset by weather 69 miles southeast of Cape May Sunday. A small craft advisory for the area indicated 4-to-6-foot seas with winds gusting up to 30 knots. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay... Read more →


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AG’s Office Investigating Fatal Accident Involving Police Vehicle And Bicyclist In Atlantic City

Fatal accident between a police vehicle and a bicyclist on Arkansas Avenue, Atlantic City on June 18, 2021. AG office investigating. (photo courtesy of https://wpgtalkradio.com/ ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a motor vehicle accident involving a police vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred on June 18 in Atlantic City. The bicyclist was critically injured and died in the hospital one week later. The decedent has been identified as Everett Stern, 63, of Atlantic City, N.J. According to the preliminary investigation, a uniformed officer of the Atlantic City Police Department was operating a... Read more →

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NJ POLITICS: Polistina Team Calls for an End to Smoking in Casinos

Egg Harbor Twp: Former Assemblyman and Senate Candidate Vince Polistina calls for a permanent ban in Atlantic City Casinos following the expiration of Governor Murphy's Executive Order. "Casino workers and guests were able to experience what it would be like to be inside a smoke-free casino since September of last year," Polistina said. "While the COVID-19 pandemic will be a thing of the past at some point, the risks associated with second-hand smoke are very real, and not going anywhere unless we do something to change that. As someone who has suffered a personal loss from cancer, this issue could... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Training Center to Host Sunset Parade August 1, Public Invited

CAPE MAY, NJ, UNITED STATES Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May CAPE MAY, N.J. -- Recruits companies from U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May prepare to march on the parade field as part of a Sunset Parade in honor of the Jersey Cape Military Spouses Club and local community organizations and to recognize the Coast Guard’s 229th birthday, Aug. 4, 2019. CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Coast Guard Day Sunset Parade at the base at 7:40 p.m., August 1,... Read more →

NJ Lottery Announces Claimed Prizes over $1 Million  

TRENTON (July 20, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery is happy to announce all prizes over $1 million that have been claimed anonymously between April 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021. Players who win $599.99 or less from the New Jersey Lottery can cash their winning prize at any of the Lottery’s nearly 7,000 retailers. Players who win $600.00 or more must file a claim with the Division of Lottery. Each month, the Division of Lottery receives approximately 4,000 claims. Transparency and integrity are vitally important to the New Jersey Lottery. In the interest of maintaining that transparency, below are... Read more →

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Revenue Books for NJ Sports Betting in June Boom

With $71 million in revenue, Garden State sportsbooks continue to thrive into summer, according to PlayNJ (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks rejoined the national trend of declining betting volume in June. But a hold of 9.3% pushed revenue at sportsbooks to more than $71 million, a remarkable result that blunted the effects of any summer slowdown, according to PlayNJ, which tracks the state’s regulated online gaming and sports betting market. “Overall, New Jersey continues to perform far better than every other sports betting market in the U.S.,” said Dustin Gouker, analyst for the PlayUSA.comNetwork, which... Read more →

Atlantic City Councilman Beaten, Police Investigating

The Atlantic City Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred on July 15, 2021. At 10:45 pm, patrol officers responded to a parking lot near the intersection of Florida and Atlantic Avenues for a report of an assault. Officers arrived to find a victim, MD Hossain Morshed, 47, the 4th Ward councilman for the City of Atlantic City. Morshed was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with additional information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766. Information can be... Read more →

*Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Set for August 20-22

The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame officially announces its 5th Annual Induction Weekend scheduled for August 20 through August 22, 2021. Boxing enthusiasts will enjoy the experience of a lifetime with an action-packed weekend of festivities hosted at Atlantic City resort industry leader, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, along with FantaSea Resorts and the historic Claridge – A Radisson Hotel who will team up to rollout the red carpet for this memorable event. “It’s a GREAT day for Atlantic City as I’m elated to welcome the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame back to our great city. Ray McCline... Read more →

Philadelphia Internal Revenue Service announced its “Dirty Dozen” list for 2021

URGES AMERICANS TO WATCH OUT FOR TAX SCAMS DURING THE PANDEMIC PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Internal Revenue Service announced its “Dirty Dozen” list for 2021 with a warning for taxpayers, tax professionals and financial institutions to be on the lookout for these 12 nefarious schemes and scams. Taxpayers are encouraged to review the “Dirty Dozen” list in a special section on IRS.gov and should be alert to these scams during tax filing season and throughout the year. This year’s “Dirty Dozen” is separated into four separate categories: pandemic-related scams like Economic Impact Payment theft; personal information cons including phishing, ransomware... Read more →

31 Sex Offenders Arrested;Some from Bellmawr, Blackwood, Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, Paulsboro

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 31 individuals who are charged with sexually exploiting children online. The 31 men were arrested in “Operation 24/7,” a collaborative operation launched to address the continued spike in reports of potential threats to children from online predators during the COVID pandemic. Two men are charged with sexually assaulting or attempting to sexually assault children, and two other men are charged with manufacturing or attempting to manufacture child sexual abuse materials by extorting or soliciting sexually explicit images of children they encountered via gaming or social media apps. The remaining... Read more →

Two Lucky Hard Rock Players Hit It Big

Shikshya B. (left) won more than $300,000 and Frank G.(right) won more than $130,000 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on July 4, 2021. Photo Credit: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Atlantic City, N.J. (July 6, 2021) – Two lucky players took home almost half of a million dollars over the July 4th holiday weekend at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in N.J. Shikshya B. from Long Island, N.Y. won $309,722.20 after hitting the Mega Progressive Jackpot with a Royal Flush while playing on the Ultimate Texas Hold'em table game and Frank G. from... Read more →

NEW JERSEY POLITICS: Swift/Guardian Call on Armato & Mazzeo to Stop Wasting Government Time

ATLANTIC CITY – After the second bill to eliminate mandatory minimums for public corruption failed to receive the Governor’s signature, former Deputy Attorney General Claire Swift and former Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian sharply criticized Assemblymen John Armato and Vince Mazzeo today for wasting the government’s time and putting the personal interests of politicians ahead of the public. The first bill to eliminate mandatory minimums for non-violent offenses (S3456) was conditionally vetoed in April after crimes by public officials like bribery, perjury, and insider trading were added. A second, identical iteration (S3658) was conditionally vetoed yesterday. The changes would have... Read more →

Jamal Preston, 26, of Egg Harbor Indicted for Attempted Murder/Aggravated Arson

BHuntenburg Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on June 24, 2021, Jamal Preston, 26, of Egg Harbor Township, was indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on a charge of Attempted Murder in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1 and N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3a(1), in connection with a fire he intentionally set to a residential home in Lakewood on August 22, 2020. Preston was also indicted on four counts of Aggravated Arson in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1a. On August 22, 2020, the Lakewood Township Police Department responded to a report of a fire at a residence in Lakewood. An investigation... Read more →

Coast Guard Atlantic City Medevacs Mariner from Vessel Near Manasquan Inlet

Atlantic City, N.J. (June 24, 2021)--— The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a motor vessel approximately 23 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report of a 72-year-old male experiencing stroke-like symptoms while aboard the motor vessel Voyager and needed immediate medical attention. Sector Delaware Bay dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet to the scene. Once on scene, the Dolphin aircrew hoisted the mariner and safely transported him... Read more →

Investigation Into Shooting in Atlantic City Continues; One Killed, Three Wounded

ATLANTIC CITY- The investigation of a shooting on Sunday that killed one man and wounded three others continues and the victims have been identified, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Azaiah Grissom, 23, of Atlantic City was pronounced deceased at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus after the shooting. Sharif Williams, 25, Mushin Faulkner, 31, and Zyshon Baker, 22, –all of Atlantic City– were wounded in the shooting and remain hospitalized. FThe ACPO Major Crimes Unit is investigating a fatal shooting where one male was fatally shot and three others were wounded, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said.... Read more →

GOP Senate Candidate Polistina Blast Murphy for Blaming Crime Rise in AC on Pandemic

TRENTON, NJ (June 22, 2021)--Former Assemblyman and Republican Senate candidate Vince Polistina released the following statement after Governor Phil Murphy tried to blame the surge of violent crime in Atlantic City on the COVID pandemic and increasing temperature and humidity; "Governor Murphy is clueless on this topic and Vince Mazzeo should have the guts to call him out on it. The spike in crime in Atlantic City isn't about COVID or the weather, it's about a Democratic Party across this country that has targeted our brave law enforcement as scapegoats and consistently undermines the rule of law, said Polistina." "When... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Training Center Hosting 4th of July Sunset Parade

CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host an Independence Day Sunset Parade at the base at 8 p.m., July 4, in honor of Cape May County first responders and health professionals who were on the frontlines keeping our community safe while fighting Covid-19 over the last year. CAPE MAY, NJ, 08.04.2019; Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May CAPE MAY, N.J. -- Recruits companies from U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May prepare to march on the parade field as part of a Sunset... Read more →

AC College Receives Neighborhood Grant

Atlantic Cape Community College recently received a $50,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Planning grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to create a community-driven neighborhood revitalization plan for the Inlet section of Atlantic City. The Inlet includes Census Tracts 19 and 25 along the Absecon Inlet and is home to approximately 5,800 residents. The Inlet includes major facilities such as the Ocean Casino Resort, Gardner’s Basin Park, The Cove Condominium, Ocean Terrace apartments, Uptown School Complex, Flagship Resort, the Jeffries Towers Apartments, and housing of various types. In partnership with the City of Atlantic City, A.C. Housing... Read more →

Down The Shore: Avalon's Independence Day Boat Parade and 4th of July Fireworks!

AVALON, NJ--The Avalon Boat Parade is scheduled for Saturday, July 3 starting at 4PM. The parade starts at the Avalon Yacht Club. The theme is Patriotic. Participating boats must arrive no later that 3:45 PM SUNDAY, JULY 4 FIREWORKS AT DUSK Read more →

Cape May Councilman Arrested for Alleged Cyber Harassment of Former Girlfriend

CAPE MAY, NJ (JUNE 16, 2021)-- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland and Chief Paul Skill, of the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, announced the arrest today of Christopher Bezaire, 43, of Cape May for alleged cyber harassment of his former girlfriend. Bezaire, is a realtor and councilman in Cape May. The prosecutor's office said the investigation has been ongoing since May. From the press release; since May 2021, detectives from the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, with the assistance of detectives from the Middle Township Police Department, have been conducting an investigation into allegations of cyber harassment allegedly committed... Read more →

Down The Shore: Drive Your Dreams Car Show

We're back with our sold out Annual Drive Your Dreams Car Show!!! 2nd stop NY/NJ come join DJ Envy showcasing the hottest celebrities cars. About this event We're back with our sold out Annual Celebrity Car Show. Join DJ Envy and his celebrity friends as they showcase the hottest cars from around the world. A family-friendly event, bring your kids and enjoy! Previous year's shows was one for the books, and this year we're taking our show on the road. Expect bigger and better! Doors open at 12:00 pm Get your tickets NOW, you don’t want to miss this.... Date... Read more →

Shamrock Bar in Wildwood Shutdown For Summer by Alcohol Beverage Control for COVID Violations

Shamrock Bar, Pacific Avenue, Wildwood NJ TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that a Wildwood bar charged with repeatedly violating restrictions placed on eating and drinking establishments during the COVID-19 pandemic has agreed to have its license to serve alcohol suspended for the entire summer in a settlement reached with the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”). The announcement was made April 26, 2021. Shamrock Beef and Ale (“Shamrock”), located on Pacific Avenue, will cease serving alcohol from May 1 through September 30, 2021, under a settlement between the ABC and Tommy G’s Shamrock, LLC (“Tommy G’s”),... Read more →

Senate Republican Candidate for (Second Legislative District) Commends Senator Chris Brown

Second Legislative District, Vince Polistina (left) and Senator Chris Brown Egg Harbor Township (June 10, 2021)- After securing the Republican nomination for Senate in New Jersey's Second Legislative District, Vince Polistina released this statement regarding Senator Chris Brown. "Having now secured the nomination for Senate, I'd like to honor the man who's seat I am running for, Senator Chris Brown. Senator Brown has faithfully served the residents of Atlantic County, and the State of New Jersey for the last ten years within both the Assembly and Senate. During his time in the legislature, Brown was a champion for the hardworking... Read more →

Polistina Declares Victory 

“Tonight the voters of Atlantic County sent a clear message about the kind of Republican they want leading our ticket in the Second Legislative District this fall,” said Polistina. “Now, its time for our party to come together and defeat Vince Mazzeo and the increasingly radical Phil Murphy Democrats this November.” Polistina, and his running mates, Don Guardian and Claire Swift, earned the endorsement of the Atlantic County Republican Organization during the March convention. The team will face off against Mazzeo and his team of John Armato and Caren Fitzpatrick in November. Read more →

Lower Township Police Charge Two in Drug Induced Death

VILLAS – On Sunday May 23, 2021, members of the Lower Township Police Patrol Division responded to the 100 block of East New York Avenue for a drug overdose. Patrol Officers found the victim, a 49 year old female unconscious and unresponsive. Officers administered Naloxone and attempted lifesaving procedures; however she was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Members of the Lower Township Police Detective Division and the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office arrived on scene a short time later and initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. During the investigation, evidence was collected from the... Read more →

U.S. Coast Guard, Cape May, Resumes Guest Attendance at Recruit Graduations  

U.S. Coast Guard Base, Cape May NJ (source U.S. Coast Guard) CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., is scheduled to reopen recruit graduations to guest attendance on June 4, beginning with recruit company Oscar-200. In line with updated CDC and New Jersey guidance, along with successful vaccination and mitigation efforts, the decision was made to open up the graduation ceremony to limited guests, specifically recruit families. Media are invited to attend the reopening of our first recruit graduation ceremony with guests on June 4. Media members interested in attending are asked to arrive at... Read more →

U.S. Coast Guard Prepares for Blue Angels Air Show in Annapolis May 25

Coast Guard establishes regulated area, boating restrictions for Blue Angels Air Show in Annapolis BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard will establish a regulated area across the Severn River in order to create a safe boating experience for the maritime public during the United States Naval Academy Commissioning Week Blue Angels Air Show in Annapolis, between 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday, May 25th and Wednesday, May 26th. The regulated area will include the Severn River from the shoreline to shoreline bounded to the northwest by a line drawn along the U.S.-50 fixed highway bridge. The regulated area is... Read more →

Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City awarded Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree

at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine commencement SCRANTON, PA (05/03/2021)-- Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) conferred a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree upon 98 students who compose Geisinger Commonwealth's graduating Class of 2021, including Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City. Commencement ceremonies were held Sunday, May 2 at Mount Airy Resort in Mount Pocono. The cereony was also live streamed. Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., Geisinger Commonwealth's president and dean, welcomed guests and graduates. In January, Dr. Scheinman announced his retirement. In his final remarks as Geisinger Commonwealth president and dean, Dr. Scheinman reflected on his long career as... Read more →

Ramon Rivera, Wanted for Liability Drug Induced Dealth

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been indicted and is currently wanted by law enforcement on charges of the Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of Felipe Popocati Garcia Lopez, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On April 28, 2021, Ramon Rivera, 50, (photo) was indicted for the drug induced death of Lopez on September 23, 2020. On Sept. 23, 2020, Atlantic City Police patrol officers responded to Haps Laundromat in Atlantic City for a report of two unresponsive men. Inside Haps Laundromat, police met with the defendant Rivera, who was working as an employee at the laundromat. The... Read more →

Repair Work to Ingrams Thorofare Bridge Should Be Completed by May 14

From the County of Cape May: Beginning Monday morning May 3, 2021 and continuing until Friday May 14, 2021, the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge along C.R. 601 will be restricted to a single lane with alternating traffic. Motorist will be able to cross the bridge, however, travel will be limited to a single lane as workers grind the new concrete deck surface for enhanced rideability and cut grooves in the deck for traction and drainage. During the closure of one of the bridge lanes, traffic will alternate around the construction zone and be controlled by a temporary traffic signal. The road... Read more →

Avalon Lions Club Donates $6000 to ReStore in Cape May Court House

With a check for $6,000 in hand, members of the Avalon Lions Club paid a visit to the ReStore in Cape May Court House for a presentation ceremony. The Lions’ check was the latest in a series of donations by the Club to a dozen charities based in Cape May County. Lions president, Jamie McDermott, says Habitat has been close to the Lions for years, in fact several members are also volunteers there. Habitat for Humanity helps build housing for needy families and relies on donations and volunteers to get the job done..just like the Lions. Read more →

Joseph E. Shirk Jr., Gibbstown LL Coach, Div 1 Football Referee, National Guard

Shirk, Joseph E., Jr., - 85, of Ocean City, NJ (formerly of Gibbstown, NJ) resident of Ocean City, NJ for over 25 years, and Palm Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27. Born in Woodbury, NJ on March 18, 1936, to the late Joseph and Dorothy Shirk of Thorofare, NJ. Joe was a 1954 graduate of Paulsboro High School, Paulsboro, NJ. He was active in 4 sports, lettering in Track and Football, receiving All-Star awards in Gloucester Co., Colonial Conference, and Group III leagues, earning him spots in both Gloucester Co. and Paulsboro H.S. Hall of Fame. Joe... Read more →

CNB Business: Hard Rock, Atlantic City Announces $20M Capital Improvement

Atlantic City, N.J. (May 3, 2021) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today the resort will reinvest a minimum of $20 million in capital improvements including suite renovations, the opening of a new Starbucks, additional slots and table games, a new dining outlet and a refresh of beachfront amenities. “The commitment of these capital dollars from our ownership proves their devotion to enhancing our guest experience, along with the revitalization of Atlantic City and our property which opened after a $500 million renovation less than three years ago,” said Joe Lupo, President of Hard Rock Atlantic City.... Read more →

Attention AC Electric Customers! New Energy Efficiency Programs Approved

A new suite of energy efficiency programs will provide customers with the tools needed to take control of their energy usage and save money. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 27, 2021) – Atlantic City Electric has received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to implement a suite of energy efficiency programs that will provide residential and business customers with no-cost energy assessments, an array of incentives for energy efficiency upgrades, rebates on energy-efficient products, and a variety of other offerings to help them use less energy and save money.Expected to launch in July, the company’s programs will... Read more →

Large Scale Racketeering Drug Network Arrested in Atlantic County

MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against 30 defendants who were part of a Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, large-scale drug distribution organization where $2.6 million in cash has been seized and three of the men named in the indictment are also charged in connection to the fatal February 2019 shooting of Demond Tally in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. From March 2017, to the present date an investigation was conducted by the ACPO Guns, Gangs and Narcotics Unit into Steven Martinez, 27, and Shiraz Khan, 31, for... Read more →

The Most Popular Types of Online Casino Games to Try Today

Online casinos offer a tantalising taste of unlimited riches – all within reach to those brave enough to take part in the action. If you’re ready to risk your hard-earned cash on a bet, your reward could be a jackpot that will change your life. Winning isn’t guaranteed, but it is possible. All you need to do is pick a game and start playing. But which game? The choice is seemingly endless; you could spend days just scrolling through lists of games. So, before you start searching for games, it’s a good idea to decide what type of game you... Read more →

CNBNews Student Spotlight:

Aaron Church Hired Before Graduation by Church's Garden Center

GREENVILLE, SC (04/26/2021)-- Aaron Church, a senior pursuing a Bachelors's degree in Business Administration from Bob Jones University, was hired before graduation as a store manager at Church's Garden Center in Cape May, New Jersey. Church is a resident of Cape May Court House. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading. BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health professions, and business. BJU has over 3,000 students... Read more →

Free Trees Available for Atlantic City Electric Customers

Atlantic City Electric is giving away nearly 1,000 trees to residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. For the 10th year in a row, this Earth-friendly and environmentally focused initiative can help you reduce your energy use and save money. Beginning today, you can reserve one free tree per household by visiting arborday.org/ace. You can choose from several species, including Bald Cypress, River Birch, Serviceberry and Sweetgum. Your one-gallon tree will arrive at your home via mail by the end of May. Woolwich Township resident, Jessica Gilbert, included her whole family in planting her free Energy-Saving Tree... Read more →

NJ Politics: Polistina Blasts Mazzeo for not Supporting Local Police/Fire Depts.

ATLANTIC CITY NJ(April 25, 2021)--Local small businessman, former Assemblyman, and 2nd Legislative District State Senate Candidate Vince Polistina blasted Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo, who chairs the Assembly State and Local Government Committee, for failing to secure critically needed funding for our local police and fire departments. In recent Facebook posts, the Pleasantville Fire Officers of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4928 revealed their Fire Department had no choice but to take one of their fire engines off the street due to budget shortfalls – and it’s now been out of service for 72 hours. “Urban communities like Atlantic... Read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24

at Acme Market Entrance, Bayshore Mall, from 10am - 2pm On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the Lower Township Police Department and Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. On this day, officers will be at the entrance to the Acme Market located in the Bayshore Mall, at 3845 Bayshore Road in North Cape May, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. During that time, residents can turn in any unwanted or expired prescription medicines or drugs to Police Officers. The program is anonymous and individuals disposing of medications will not be... Read more →

Miss America Partners with Rowan University for 100th Anniversary Archival Project

Donate to help fund this important project! "There she is..." One hundred years of artifacts from the Miss America Competition—from jeweled crowns and velvet capes to programs, photographs, judges’ books, oil paintings, films, and business records—tell more than the story of the competition. They also provide a rich look at both American and New Jersey history and help illustrate how ideas surrounding beauty and women’s roles in society have changed over a century. Now, through a unique partnership with the Miss America Organization, Rowan University students are sifting through the organization’s expansive archives and digitizing the artifacts. Their work, currently... Read more →

Ohio Fugitive Arrested by Lower Township Police

CAPE MAY, NJ--On April 14, 2021, at approximately 10:49 AM, Cape May County Communications received a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident in the area of the 600 block of Seashore Road. The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a white Ford F-350 stake body truck with a red snowplow on the front of the vehicle. The vehicle reportedly ran off the roadway and struck multiple mailboxes, causing damage to a parked vehicle. The hit-and run vehicle then fled the scene. Members of the Patrol Division responded to the area and attempted to located the vehicle. At approximately 11:59 AM,... Read more →