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Incumbent Congressman Jan Van Drew Endorsed by Camden County Republicans

JANUARY 23, 2020)--Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino released the following statement announcing the Camden County Republican Committee has officially endorsed Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew for re-election. “Over the last few days the Waterford Township and Camden County Republican Committees thoroughly screened all of the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Congress in the 2nd Congressional District,” said Ambrosino. “Upon completion of the candidate interviews, it was the unanimous recommendation of our county screening committee to endorse our Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew for... Read more →


Pedestrian Killed Walking On Williamstown Road Crossing AC Expressway Bridge

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (January 23, 2020)--An adult male pedestrian was walking on Williamstown Road crossing the Atlantic City Expressway bridge, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene towards Monroe Township. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he passed away. The accident occurred on 01/22/2020 at 10:34 Pm. If anyone has any information about the accident, please contact Winslow Officer Rich Saunders, 609-567-0700 Ext. 1196 or Camden County Prosecutors Office Detective Rowand 856-225-8514.... Read more →


Big Game Specials Announced for North Beach Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. (January 21, 2020) – North Beach Atlantic City announced today Big Game specials to be offered amongst the entertainment district of Atlantic City that fans will not want to miss. It’s that time of year again when two of the best professional football teams go head-to-head to battle it out for ultimate bragging rights on Sunday, February 2, and let’s not forget those jaw-dropping commercials in between. The question is where will you be watching the Big Game? Four of the North... Read more →


Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois Endorses Van Drew

Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois released the following statement endorsing incumbent Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew for re-election. “Congressman Van Drew has a deep understanding of the issues facing South Jersey, particularly when it comes to the needs of our agricultural community,” said DuBois. “Congressman Van Drew has stood up for South Jersey and with President Trump, so it has been no surprise to see the overwhelming support the Congressman has received. I am proud to join the thousands of rank and file Republicans... Read more →


Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March In Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ – The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 AM. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds ALL the activities will take place inside Boardwalk Hall, Adrian Phillips Theatre, DOORS OPEN AT 11:00 AM. This year’s activities will feature pre rally program with intergenerational organizers leading the way with motivating chants, laughter and song along with inspiring speakers, artistic presentations by... Read more →


Lauren M. Dorff, of Villas Sentenced on First Degree Drug Induced Death Charges

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the sentencing of Lauren M. Dorff, 32 years old of Villas, New Jersey on first degree Drug Induced Death Charges. On January 9, 2020, Dorff was sentenced in Atlantic County Superior Court to eight years in New Jersey State Prison for the drug induced death of Eric Nolan which occurred on July 21, 2018. Dorff is subject to the No Early Release Act. A co-defendant in this investigation, Susan E.... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS’ HOT DECEMBER PUSHES 2019 HANDLE TO MORE THAN $4.5 BILLION

Sportsbooks, online casinos combine to generate nearly $800 million in revenue during booming 2019, according to PlayNJ.com (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks and online casinos performed in December in much the same way they spent the rest of 2019: With new records and more growth. With a strong closing month, which included a near-record monthly sports betting handle, retail and online sportsbooks combined with online casinos and poker to generate nearly $800 million in revenue in 2019, sending New Jersey into 2020 with... Read more →


Following Trump's Lead, Cape May County Republicans Rally to Van Drew

In the short time since he announced his intentions to join the Republican party, Congressman Jeff Van Drew has been warmly welcomed by an overwhelming majority of Cape May County Republicans. Following President Trump’s lead, elected officials at the county and local level have lined up in support of the incumbent Republican’s re-election campaign. “We now have an incumbent, Republican Congressman, endorsed by our Republican President,” CapeGop Chairman Marcus Karavan declared. “I plan to to follow our President’s lead and work hard to reelect Rep.... Read more →


Introduction to Online Casinos

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Gambling is typically considered as a zero-gravity area from where the chances for a surge and a plummet are equal. Time and technology have redefined casinos as the space of unlimited entertainment, and it gradually materialized into the screens as well. For as long as the urge for thriving fortune exists within humans, casinos will stand high in the zone of factors that shoot up the economy. As online casinos are getting more players to the platform without the need for exhibiting live... Read more →


Cape May Police Arrest NC Man for Pos. of Assault Firearms and other Weapon Related Charges

Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Cape May City Police Chief Anthony Marino announce the arrest of Dustin A. Peters, 25 of Wilmington, North Carolina for Possession of Assault Firearms, Unlawful Possession of Handgun, Possession of Hollow Point Ammunition, high capacity magazines and other weapon related charges. The investigation is a joint effort of the Cape May Police Department, Coast Guard Police Department, Coast Guard Investigative Services, Cape May County Prosecutors Office, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Joint Terrorism Task Force. On January... Read more →


New Jersey and Pennsylvania continue to dominate the sports betting market

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 9, 2020)--A year and a half ago, the US Senate decided to legalize online sports betting at a national level. It was a decision that shook the global betting industry - the world's largest market had just opened the floodgates... or so it seemed. What followed has been a protracted, confusing state-by-state process that has left all of US' states at different stages of the legalization process. The federal setup in the US has led to a patchwork effect across the country with each... Read more →


Pitts’ double-double powers Raptor women to first NJAC win

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (Jan. 8, 2020) – Freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored a game-high 22 points and addeda career-high 13 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double as she led the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to its first New Jersey Athletic Conference win of the season here Wednesday night with a 63-52 victory over Ramapo College. The win was the second straight for the Scarlet Raptors, who improved to 7-5 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC. Ramapo, which has lost four straight, fell to 8-5... Read more →


Can't Decide What Type Of Boat To Buy? Here Is A Short Guide

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 7, 2020)--Buying a boat for the first time can be an overwhelming process for the first time. Many different types of boats can be used for various purposes. You shouldn’t look at any friend’s or family member’s vessel and get the same thing because it might not be as suitable for your needs. Here is a list of the various kinds of boats, and other things that you might want to consider before making the decision. Before Thinking Of Buying The first thing is,... Read more →


Egg Harbor Township Man Murdered in his Home

MAYS LANDING- A 24 year-old man is the victim of a fatal shooting in his Egg Harbor Township home, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 11:20 p.m., Thursday, January 2, Egg Harbor Township Police received a 911 call with a report of a shooting at 109 Vermont Avenue. When police arrived they found a male resident of the home who was the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Arturo Barrera III was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy will be performed today. No... Read more →


Mental Health, Suicide Awareness Key During Holiday Season

MediaWizeDecember 31, 2019 Photo Credit: Helpguide.org By Dr. BUZZ MINGIN The holiday season is joyous for many, and what we see in the media and on TV commercials suggests warm family gatherings, loving interpersonal relationships and an optimistic view of the new year to come. Unfortunately, there is another side to the holidays. The pressures of everyday life, relationships, difficult financial situations, even the change in seasons can lead people to dark places mentally. In some of the worst-case situations, people are overwhelmed and desperate... Read more →


Avalon Recognizes Employees, Municipal Engineer for Contributions and Achievements

Avalon Rescue Squad’s Travis Cooper and Kevin Scarpa Avalon Police Department’s Gregory Armstrong, Zachary Saduk, and Stephen Bowers Avalon Municipal Engineer Tom Thornton and Council President Dr. Nancy Hudanich Avalon employees recognized for longevity of service Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi and Borough Council honored employees who achieved milestones in longevity of service benchmarks during the Wednesday, December 18th Borough Council meeting. Mayor and Council also presented a special proclamation to Municipal Engineer Tom Thornton of Mott MacDonald for achieving the distinction of 2019 Engineer of... Read more →


Coast Guard Medevaced Man from Cruise Ship 17 Miles Off the Atlantic City Coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (December 30, 2019)-- — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 17 miles off the coast of Little Egg Inlet, Saturday night. The captain of the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas contacted watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center and notified them that the 70-year-old passenger was having severe abdominal issues and needed a higher level of medical care. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City launched to assist.... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Ocean City Fiberglass Offers Top Customer Service

Employees Edgar Rivero and Karen Wilchens look at a rendering of a job at OC Fiberglass. By MADDY VITALE There are no short cuts. There are no patch jobs. Just fine craftsmanship by the OC Fiberglass team. They put customers first to deliver quality work when designing decks, railings, siding and renovations to homes throughout the region, said Edgar Rivero, who handles the company’s marketing. OC Fiberglass, located at 1125 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City, became a business in 2014. It started with a crew... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: United Methodist Communities (UMC) Recipient of Four 2019 MarCom Awards

UMC The Shores in Ocean City OCEAN CITY, NJ--United Methodist Communities (UMC) is the recipient of four 2019 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition recognizing outstanding marketing and communications professionals. The MarCom Awards administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, digital, and web professionals. This year, they judged over 6,500 entries representing the United States, Canada, and 18 other countries. The fall 2018 issue of engage, UMC’s newsletter, took Platinum. With the... Read more →


Mike and Peaches Luken, Just One of the Many Reasons Ocean City is America's Greatest Family Resort

After 30 years, Mike and Peaches Lukens are wrapping up what is expected to be their last Community Christmas Dinner. By TIM KELLY/Somers Point News OCEAN CITY, NJ--Ocean City Councilman Keith Hartzell, a longtime volunteer and benefactor to Wednesday’s Community Christmas Dinner in Ocean City, took a moment to consider the event organizers, Mike and Peaches Lukens. The couple conceived the event in 1989, organized it and executed it every year since. “They are the heart and soul of what it means to call Ocean... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Shore Medical Center Joins the Penn Cancer Network

From left, Lori Gustave, of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Dr. James M. Pond, medical director of the Cancer Program and Cancer Committee chairman at Shore Cancer Center, Joy Sutter, of Penn Medicine, and Joseph Johnston, of Shore Cancer Center, celebrate the new agreement. (Photo courtesy Shore Medical Center) SOMERS POINT NJ--Shore Medical Center in Somers Point and Penn Medicine announced Tuesday that the Shore Cancer Center is now a member of the Penn Cancer Network. The agreement brings expanded access to the highest... Read more →


January 2020 Programming/Special Hours at Avalon Free Public Library

Avalon, NJ Holiday Hours New Year’s Eve: 9am-5pm New Year’s Day: Closed Martin Luther King Jr., Day: 9am-5pm Tuesday, December 31 11am-12pm Happy Noon Year! Our youngest patrons are invited to help us ring in the “Noon” year with a story, snacks, fun, and a puppet show! Saturday, January 4 1pm The Unsinkable Titanic The Titanic may be the best-known ship of all time. It hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage – sinking in less than three hours with a loss of almost 1,500... Read more →


Back-Wage Checks Hand-Delivered on Christmas Eve  

NJ Labor Department Plays Santa to Unpaid Workers TRENTON – Two former employees of an Ocean County pizzeria on Tuesday got a visit from Santa’s helper, who delivered a most valuable gift: back pay they were owed for shifts worked long ago. Luigi’s Pizza in Ocean agreed to pay the back wages – amounting to $1,027.50 net – to the employees after the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division issued one of its first stop-work orders under a new wage theft law that allows the... Read more →


Togel Singapore - Everything to Know About It

Gloucestercitynews.net (DecemberThe brick and mortar casino had put a stepping stone for the online casinos. And now online casino sites are taking the gambling fun to the globe. But we must not forget giving thanks to the internet that has a huge role in making it popular. Today, no matter where you go and what you want, everything is accessible at your fingertips. That’s 100 percent true. Say any gambling casino games and it is available on the casino site. And most popular across all... Read more →


Avalon Attains Class 3 CRS Rating

35 Percent Discounts on Flood Insurance Come in 2020 The Borough of Avalon has achieved a Class 3 status in the Federal Emergency Management’s Community Rating System that evaluates the flood mitigation practices of a community. During its five-year review process, the CRS program elevated Avalon from a Class 5 to a Class 3, meaning property owners who carry flood insurance will enjoy a 35 percent discount on their flood insurance premiums. This translates into approximately $1.6 million in cumulative insurance savings for Avalon residents... Read more →


SURVEY SHOWS MAJOR INCREASE OF ENDANGERED SEABEACH AMARANTH PLANTS SOUTH OF SANDY HOOK

TRENTON - An annual plant census along New Jersey's coastal beaches south of Sandy Hook shows a significant surge in the number of seabeach amaranth, a federally threatened and state endangered plant species, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. Biologists with the DEP and Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey counted 7,195 plants, a more than 600 percent increase from the 2018 total of 1,053 plants. Similarly, 1,591 of the plants are at Island Beach State Park, compared with 307 found... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $140,963 Jackpot in Ocean County

TRENTON (Dec. 24, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $140,963 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, Dec. 23, drawing. The winning numbers were: 10, 22, 23, 25 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Jay’s Food Mart, 358 Herbertsville Rd., Brick in Ocean County. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 286,462 tickets purchased for the... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard swaps summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin has finished replacing the summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay, Friday. Throughout the month of December the crew replaced 66 summer buoys and removed the Francis Scott Key buoy in preparation for the winter season. The seasonal buoys are kept in until late February or early March. Ice and snow have the potential to damage, displace and submerge the large summer buoys, which would leave the channel unmarked and could... Read more →


Sentencing of Millville Suspect Announced for Drug Induced Death Case

December 23, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the sentencing of Christopher R. Small, a 41 year old male from Millville, NJ, who was sentenced on Friday December 20, 2019, to 25 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Judge Gibson, JSC. This sentence was related to a October 3, 2018, drug induced death investigation of the victim, Kevin MacFarlane, a 54 year old male from Avalon, NJ, initiated by Troopers and Detectives... Read more →


Avalon Honors Employees, Municipal Engineer

for Contributions and Achievements Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi and Borough Council honored employees who achieved milestones in longevity of service benchmarks during the Wednesday, December 18th Borough Council meeting. Mayor and Council also presented a special proclamation to Municipal Engineer Tom Thornton of Mott MacDonald for achieving the distinction of 2019 Engineer of the Year from the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers. “We are proud of the dedication of service our employees provide to the community that truly makes Avalon one of the best... Read more →


PA Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Child Luring in Somers Point

MAYS LANDING –A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty last Wednesday in connection to 2017 charges of child luring and endangering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dean Leon Dean Leon, 51, pleaded guilty to child luring and endangering charges and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), which mandates that the defendant must serve 85% of the sentence. “I want to thank the Somers Point Police Department for their efforts to protect our most vulnerable... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel Casino 2019-20 Entertainment Schedule

2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 12/16 & 12/17 – Craig Gass & Joe Fernandez - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/27 & 12/28 – Jim Breuer - Sound Waves 12/28 – Earth Wind & Fire - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 12/29 & 12/30 – Human Nature - Sound Waves 12/31 – Kool & The Gang / K.C. & The Sunshine Band New Year’s Eve Party - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 1/6 – 1/9 – Chris Franjola & Richie Holliday - Howie Mandel’s... Read more →


SJ Democrats Want Van Drew to Return Contributions, Call Him a Con-Artist

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) (Dec. 16, 2019)--- Today South Jersey Democratic leaders in each of the counties representing New Jersey’s Second Congressional District -- Michael Suleiman, Atlantic County Democratic Chairman; Brendan Sciarra, Cape May County Democratic Chairman; Steven Errickson, Cumberland County Democratic Chairman; Steve Caltabiano, Salem County Democratic Chairman; Senator Fred Madden, Gloucester County Democratic Chairman; Senator Jim Beach, Camden County Democratic Chairman; Joseph Andl, Burlington County Democratic Chairman; and Wyatt Earp, Ocean County Democratic Chairman -- issued the following joint statement: “Let’s not mince words.... Read more →


Avalon Receives $177,000 NJDOT Grant for Reconstruction of Portion of 69th Street

AVALON, NJ--The Borough of Avalon is receiving a $177,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The grant will be used for the Borough’s reconstruction of a portion of 69th Street between Dune Drive and Ocean Drive. The project is expected to begin in 2020. “We are very appreciative of the Department taking a close look at this project and providing funding to help defray costs for municipal taxpayers”, said Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi. “Avalon has been fortunate to submit competitive grant applications in... Read more →