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Atlantic City International Airport Receives Top Health Accreditation Award

Egg Harbor Township, NJ – January 12, 2021 — The South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) is pleased to announce the Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) recently received the Airport Health Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI). The accreditation was based on an assessment of how aligned the airport’s health measures are with ACI’s Aviation Business Restart and Recovery Guidelines, as well as the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Council Aviation Restart Task Force recommendations along with industry best practices. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have introduced several significant measures to provide the safest travel experience for our passengers, as well as all employees at the airport,” said Tim Kroll, IAP, ACY Airport Director. “This global accreditation highlights our continued commitment to safety protocols... Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutor Implores Residents to Seek Help for Domestic Violence

January 10, 2021 (Cape May Court House, NJ) – The recent and unfortunate murder suicide of a couple living in Cape May County last week has sparked the Community Outreach Unit of the Prosecutor’s Office to reach out to people who may be suffering from Domestic Violence. Domestic violence includes behaviors that physically harm, arouse fear, prevent a partner from doing what they wish or force them to behave in ways they do not want. It includes the use of physical and sexual violence, threats and intimidation, emotional abuse and economic deprivation. With COVID-19, existing problems in relationships can be amplified in incidents of Domestic Violence. If you are a victim of any of the above (or know someone who is) – we urge you... Read more →


Acenda and Gloucester County NAACP Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Annual Volunteer Day Canceled Due to COVID-19 (January 12, 2021 - Glassboro, NJ) - January 18 marks the 26th anniversary of the MLK Day of Service that celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. For the past three years, Acenda and the Gloucester County NAACP have joined together at Acenda's Glassboro headquarters to mark this day of service. Volunteers gathered to assemble baby bundles for new moms in our maternal health programs, non-perishable food baskets for young adult in our supportive housing programs, and mailings in support of Acenda's mission. Over 50 volunteers,... Read more →


Rev Dawn Fortune: I Am Back, See You Sunday

Updated on January 6, 2021 Gentle People, I am sure that you are as disturbed and upset as I am at the events of this afternoon and evening (January 6, 2021) at the US Capitol. Not in living memory have we seen the security of that building of the two chambers of congress breached by insurrectionists threatening harm to our government and its leaders. I want to encourage you to heed the advice of Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers, who taught us to, in times of trouble, look for the helpers. There will always be helpers in times of trouble and chaos. Today we saw the US Capitol Police and US Secret Service spring into action to keep members and leaders of our Congressional bodies safe... Read more →


Cape May County Investigation Into Deaths Continues, Looks Like Murder/Suicide

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (January 7, 2021) - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief William Priole of the Lower Township Police Department announce additional information regarding the two deaths that occurred on Cardinal Avenue in the Villas section of Lower Township. According to Prosecutor Sutherland, on January 5, 2020, the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office conducted autopsies and positively identified the two individuals as Kristin Ryan, 39 years old and Rick Ryan, 45 years old, both of 34 Cardinal Avenue, Villas, NJ. Based on the preliminary investigation, Prosecutor Sutherland stated this tragic incident was not a random act but appears to have been a murder/suicide. Based on the evidence currently known, Detectives believe Rick Ryan shot his wife and then... Read more →


COVID VACCINATIONS BEGIN IN AC JAN. 5

County Executive Dennis Levinson has been inundated with calls from residents who are concerned and confused about the COVID-19 vaccinations. To help promote transparency and keep residents well-informed, he wants to share as much information as is readily available. “We understand that is has been difficult for many people to fully understand when and where the vaccines will be available and when they may be able to receive them, depending on which state-designated group they may belong,” he said. “I am pleased to share that the Atlantic County Division of Public Health, in cooperation with Atlantic Cape Community College, is preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment to eligible community healthcare workers (Phase 1A) beginning January 5, 2021 at the college’s Mays Landing campus.” The... Read more →


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Camden City, N.J. — Detectives are searching for a missing and endangered man, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pine Hill Police Chief Christopher Winters. Massey in 2018 Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, was reported missing to Pine Hill Police by family members who said he was last seen leaving his parents’ home on Dec. 23 and has not been heard from since. Massey has diagnosed with mental health issues, according to family members. Police said he has been known to possibly become aggressive if approached. Detectives urge anyone who sees Massey or knows his whereabouts not to make contact with him and instead call law enforcement. If you have any information that could help police locate Massey, please either call... Read more →


WSOP Hall of Fame Induction Predictions for 2021

(CNBNews)(December 29, 2020)--2020 posed some very unique challenges for online gamblers, and the poker industry felt the heat too. While many punters had to alter their plans as live events were canceled or postponed at the last minute, others adjusted to the shifting timeline. Even the World Series of Poker will be online this year. If you need more proof of how drastically things changed in 2020, look no further than the Poker Hall of Fame. The nominations for Hall of Fame weren’t announced for the first time since 2001. However, WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart later revealed that there will be a single honorable inductee during this year’s event. On that note, here’s our list of potential Hall of Famers who could be inducted... Read more →


NOW OPEN: VEGAS’ CIRCA RESORT & CASINO

DEBUTS HOTEL TOWER & LEGACY CLUB ROOFTOP LOUNGE Downtown Las Vegas Casino-Resort Completes Second Phase of Construction and Introduces Tallest Tower North of the Strip LAS VEGAS – Circa Resort & Casino – downtown Las Vegas’ newest casino-resort – has officially opened its 777-room hotel tower and rooftop lounge, Legacy Club. Paying tribute to Vintage Vegas through its design and old-school hospitality, these new amenities mark the official completion of Circa’s construction. “They say to save the best for last, and when you see our hotel tower and Legacy Club, you’ll see that’s exactly what we did,” said Derek Stevens, CEO of Circa. “Circa is now home to some of the most stunning hotel rooms and suites in all of the city and watching Las... Read more →


Top Casino Etiquettes Every Gambler Needs to Follow

(CNBNews)(December 29, 2020)--Although casinos are designed for players to have fun, maintaining decorum is the key to accentuating the ambiance. There are certain unspoken casino etiquettes that all gamblers must know before setting foot in a brick-and-mortar casino. And since amateurs are often in the dark, we’re here to help you learn the ropes. The Dos of Gambling at a Casino Be Cordial – No matter whether you’re winning or losing, always be polite. It’s quite easy to get carried away, so don’t forget to behave. If you want to fit in, dress for the occasion. While you don’t have to appear in a tuxedo, make sure you don’t show up in shorts and flip flops. Semi-formal attire works wonders. Know the Lingo – Dressing... Read more →


What are Sticky and Non-Sticky Bonuses and How to Use Them?

(CNBNews)(December 29, 2020)--One of the most frustrating yet common issues that players face when picking a welcome bonus is not being able to differentiate between sticky and non-sticky bonuses. What usually happens is you get your hands on an attractive bonus and want to withdraw the funds without meeting the wagering requirements. And this is where the trouble starts. Sticky vs. Non-Sticky Bonuses Sticky bonuses are the ones that can be wagered but not withdrawn. It’s mentioned in the online casino’s Terms and Conditions as “for wagering only”. A sticky bonus can be worth as much as a traditional bonus and if you’re a veteran gambler with a fixed bankroll, you aren’t as reliant on the bonus as a beginner. Nonetheless, welcome gifts are a... Read more →


Avalon Council Approves Law Regulating Expansion of Wireless Equipment

AVALON, NJ--The Avalon Borough Council approved a new ordinance on December 16ththat regulates the future implementation of wireless communication upgrades and services, including the implementation of 5G technology. The ordinance requires wireless communications technologies to follow a process in order to use, or place, any new facilities in the public right of way to expand wireless communication services while simultaneously protecting the aesthetic environment in the municipality. “This was a comprehensive process that resulted in Avalon to permit the fair and equitable implementation of advanced wireless communication opportunities while protecting the integrity of our neighborhoods”, said Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi. “While we welcome the implementation of the new technologies and services, this ordinance requires the carriers to integrate into, and not dominate, our residential, commercial,... Read more →


ENTERTAINMENT: A High Limit Slot Experience Opens at Ocean Casino Resort

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 28, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort located in Atlantic City is excited to announce the opening of The Cove, its new high limit slot experience. The opening of The Cove demonstrates Ocean Casino Resort's commitment to offering its guests the most exciting gaming experience in Atlantic City. The Cove, a beautifully designed 7,450-square-foot high limit slot area located adjacent to Wahlburgers®, will offer over 140 slot machines from Aristocrat, IGT, Konami, Scientific Games, Everi and Ainsworth, with a combination of classic and new games, including Lightning Cash, Dragon Cash, Dollar Storm, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and many more high limit favorites. The Cove offers dedicated cocktail service with an enhanced beverage selection, private restrooms, and a cage exclusively for guests playing... Read more →


For Limited Time Avalon Beach Tags Available

AVALON, NJ--Avalon just received its final order of seasonal holiday beach tags! These beach tags are seasonal tags that can be used for the entire 2021 beach season in Avalon. We sold out during Thanksgiving weekend, but we received one additional shipment of tags. They will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You can purchase these tags for $25 apiece at the Avalon Tax Collector’s Office inside Avalon Borough Hall during weekday business hours of 8:15am-4:15pm. Checks and cash are accepted for payment. Avalon does not accept mail orders for holiday beach tags. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing when you enter Borough Hall to purchase beach tags. Parking is limited behind Borough Hall due to the reconstruction of the... Read more →


Patients at Shore Medical Center Receive Presents

Thanks to the Atlantic County Toys for Kids Program (ACTFK) and its generous sponsors, the holidays will be a little brighter for the young patients at Shore Medical Center. Greg DePiano, a retired Sergeant from the Atlantic County Department of Corrections, has been running the Toys for Kids Program for the past 36 years. The program connects our community with children by providing an average of 15,000 new toys to local hospitals, municipalities, churches and organizations every year. The toys that were dropped off on December 22nd include: 200 coloring books with crayons, speakers and teddy bears children can hug while they receive their shots of IV. DePiano says that his first choice of hospitals is Shore Medical Center. When asked why, DePiano explains that... Read more →


ACCU Weather: Extreme Storm Headed This Way

An upcoming storm is predicted to unleash rain that will eat away at the existing snow cover in New England and the coastal mid-Atlantic. The rainfall can add a tremendous amount of weight to areas that were recently buried by up to 3-4 feet of snow in parts of New York state and northern Pennsylvania. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – Those hoping for a white Christmas in much of New England and the mid-Atlantic are likely to have their hopes dashed at the last minute even after a major storm dumped over a foot of snow in some locations just a week ago. Forecasters are also warning of more serious weather threats, including flooding rain and high winds, with an upcoming storm that will press... Read more →


Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, Donates $12,000 to Charity

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 22, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort donated a total of $12,000 to four of its 2020 Ocean Cares sponsored organizations. Representatives from The Alcove Center for Grieving Children and Families, The Humane Society of Atlantic County and The Marine Mammal Stranding Center were all on hand to receive a $3,000 check from Ocean CEO, Terry Glebocki. The Ronald McDonald House also received a check but could not attend the check presentation. The $12,000 donation was made possible by the thoughtfulness of Ocean Casino Resort’s guests, who deposited their coin receipts into charity boxes posted around the casino floor. Amazingly, the receipts of small change grew into thousands of dollars. The Ocean Cares team said, “We are grateful for our guests and... Read more →


Atlantic County Prosecutors Office Continues Investigation Into 2001 Homicide

MAYS LANDING- (December 2020)--The unsolved November 2001, homicide of Michelle Howard is not characterized as “COLD”. There is no such thing as a “Cold Case”, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. “It is my hope that we will be able to find the person(s) responsible for the death of Michelle Howard and give her family the closure they deserve,” Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. On November 26, 2001, the body of 32 year-old Michelle Lynn Howard was found lying on the side of the road on Estelle Avenue in the vicinity of Old Landis Avenue. Howard’s body was located exactly one quarter of a mile north of Old Landis Avenue or four-tenths of a mile south of Route 40, police reports... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: Freezing Fog Until Monday AM

* WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half mile in freezing fog. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Cumberland, Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential icy spots on roads and bridges. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of fog have begun to form with temperatures hovering around freezing. In addition to low visibility this may result in very icy conditions in places. * AFFECTED AREAS: SALEM ... CAMDEN ... ATLANTIC ... CUMBERLAND ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... GLOUCESTER ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON Instructions: If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads. Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police... Read more →


Shore Medical Center Names Nurse Jane Diep Guardian Angel of the Month

Shore Medical Center is in Somers Point MediaWizeDecember 12, 2020 SOMERS POINT, NJ--Nurse Jane Diep was selected as Shore Medical Center’s December Guardian Angel for providing passionate and exceptional care to Shore’s patients, Nurse Jane Diep according to a press release. The Guardian Angel Program was established to enable members of the community to say thank you to a special Shore caregiver through a donation to the medical center. Diep, of Atlantic City, has been a nurse at Shore for 10 years. She is a dedicated, hardworking and compassionate nurse who gives generously of her time and knowledge to patients and their families, always striving to meet their expectations, the release says. Elaine Toolsie, nurse manager of the 5th Stainton floor where Diep works, says... Read more →


Avalon's 2021 Beach Tag Released

Seasonal Beach Tag Art Award Winner–Cynthia Sakoulas AVALON, NJ--The official art work for the Avalon 2021 seasonal beach tag was announced on Friday, December 18th. The winner of this year’s beach tag art contest is Avalon Elementary School 8th grader Cynthia Sakoulas, who’s art will appear on all of the seasonal beach tags sold in Avalon, starting next spring, for the summer 2021 beach season. For 23 years, the Avalon Elementary School has held a contest to encourage students to create the art work that will appear on the following year’s beach tag. The presentation was made by Avalon Council President John McCorristin. As a thank you, Cynthia was presented with a plaque from Mayor Martin Pagliughi, the very first beach tag of the 2021... Read more →


Man and Woman Indicted for Murder of 17-Year-Old Atlantic City Resident

MAYS LANDING – A man and woman were indicted Thursday, December 10, 2020, in connection to the fatal June shooting of a 17 year-old male in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lewis Johnson, 31, of Newark, NJ, and Shaquana Lewis 35, of Pleasantville, were arrested in June and charged with the fatal shooting of a 17 year-old male who was found with multiple gunshot wounds. Johnson is indicted on the following charges: First degree Murder and second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose Lewis has been indicted on the following charges: First degree Murder and first degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder On Monday, June 8, 2020, at 12:59 p.m., Atlantic City Police officers received a 911 call, reporting... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Santa Doesnt Need Your SS Number

December 17, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC This year, during the pandemic, your holidays might be moving a bit online. On the 10th day of Consumer Protection, maybe you’re planning to send e-cards to family and friends. Or maybe your kids are writing their letter to Santa online, using a site that promises a customized letter back from Santa. Before you share your personal information — and certainly before you pay: Check out the website. Do a quick online search for the site or company name, plus the words “complaint,” “review,” or “scam.” What do people say about them? (Knowing, of course, that those glowing reviews could be fakes…) Share only what you need to share. Does the site really need your... Read more →


PETS FOR ADOPTION: MEET BLUE

Adoption and Rescue Husky House's goal is to place our orphans in permanent loving homes as they already have been abandoned once before by their former owners. We strive to match the right dog with the right family based on the families needs and experience. All former Husky House orphans will receive a lifetime discount at the Snowdog Lodge. Please visit our Facebook page for regular updates on Adoption Days at our facility in Matawan, NJ. How do I adopt from Husky House? We ARE NOT a walk-through facility. Adoptions are by approved appointments only. Fill out a non-binding application We will be checking your vet and personal references Phone interview Homevisit Upon completion and approval of application & homevisit, come meet the dog(s)! If... Read more →


SNOW ALERT : Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Issued

Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 16 based on the forecast for heavy snow. Winter weather is expected to begin in the southern region of the state around midday and move northward, resulting in difficult driving conditions. The travel restrictions are being coordinated with neighboring states. In addition to the commercial restrictions, all motorists are strongly encouraging to stay off the roads. The safest place to be is at home. The commercial vehicle travel restriction will begin at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 16 and will... Read more →


ODDSMAKERS FIND CONSISTENCY IN STRANGE 2020 SEASON

Heading into Week 15, home teams are losing more but are covering the spread at exactly same rate, according to TheLines (LAS VEGAS) — The first 14 weeks of the 2020 NFL season might be remembered most for its empty or near-empty stadiums, which forced oddsmakers to adjust to factor in what has been presumably less of a home-field advantage. What is remarkable, though, is how well oddsmakers have done in making those adjustments, according to analysts from TheLines.com. A consensus of the nation’s largest legal online sportsbooks — including DraftKings, FanDuel, PointsBet, PlaySugarHouse, BetMGM, Unibet, and William Hill — shows nine home favorites and seven road favorites for Week 15. But is picking the road team a safer play this season than in season’s... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: All are reminded to move parked cars from the street during any snow/storm

for the entire duration of the event. (MAPLE SHADE NJ)(DECEMBER 15, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--Please remove parked cars from snow routes before the snow falls, so that the snow plows can safely and effectively clear the roads. If not Police may be at your door in the middle of the night to get you to move your car. Residents, business owners, and property owners, are reminded that parked cars must be removed from the streets that Gloucestercitynews.net files are designated snow routes for the entire duration of the snow/storm event. Violators may be ticketed and/or towed. In addition, all residents, business owners, and property owners are strongly urged to remove all parked cars from the streets to allow for thorough cleanup, and to allow the safe passage of... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: More Holiday Avalon Beach Tags Are Now Available

Exciting News! AVALON, NJ -- Avalon just received its final order of seasonal holiday beach tags! These beach tags are seasonal tags that can be used for the entire 2021 beach season in Avalon. We sold out during Thanksgiving weekend, but we received one additional shipment of tags. They will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You can purchase these tags for $25 apiece at the Avalon Tax Collector’s Office inside Avalon Borough Hall during weekday business hours of 8:15am-4:15pm. Checks and cash are accepted for payment. Avalon does not accept mail orders for holiday beach tags. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing when you enter Borough Hall to purchase beach tags. Parking is limited behind Borough Hall due to... Read more →


Samaritan’s 20th Annual Giving Thanks Preserving Memories

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Provided 200 Meals to Hospice Families Mount Laurel, NJ – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Samaritan donors and volunteers continued their yearly tradition of giving, hosting their 20th annual Thanksgiving meal delivery, Giving Thanks Preserving Memories on Saturday, November 21. Through contactless pickup and delivery, Samaritan was able to supply 200 meals to 51 hospice families throughout the community. Each year, Giving Thanks Preserving Memories provides families with the gift of spending time together and preserving memories instead of preparing and cooking on what could be their last holiday together. This year, following all CDC recommendations for face masks and social distancing, Samaritan staff and volunteers creatively adapted the Giving Thanks Preserving Memories to ensure the health and safety of all participants. Staff... Read more →


DEP ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF NEW JERSEY ARTIFICIAL REEF SYSTEM

6,000 TONS OF CONCRETE PROVIDE NEW HOME FOR MARINE LIFE (20/P47) TRENTON – New Jersey’s artificial reef network has been significantly expanded through a deployment of 6,000 tons of concrete on the Manasquan Inlet reef site, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced. Material for the first deployment on Oct. 28 consisted of 74 concrete forms, measuring 40 feet x 8 feet x 1.5 feet each, donated by Maher Terminals in Elizabeth, Union County. Another 77 forms were deployed Nov. 10. The forms, once used by U.S. Customs to scan shipping containers, were no longer needed and were slated to be recycled. “This beneficial collaboration gives new life to these materials, keeping it out of landfills and providing habitat for a wide array of... Read more →


Trump Administration COVID-19 Vaccine Being Offered to Public at No Cost

Important information from Congressman Donald Norcross... I am pleased to inform you that through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), eligible Medicare recipients will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost as soon as it becomes available. The CMS is guaranteeing that all FDA approved COVID-19 vaccines will be covered under Medicare as a preventative medicine. Additionally, CMS will be expanding additional Medicare hospital payments to support Medicare patients' access to critical COVID-19 treatment therapies. More information on the CMS guidelines can be found here. For COVID-19 vaccine resources, click here. For COVID-19 billing information, click here. More information on coverage As a condition of receiving free COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government, providers will be prohibited from charging consumers... Read more →


The Maritime Industry Depends on Real-Time Data Matters

‍Over 90% of world trade is in the hands of the international maritime shipping industry. Every year, it moves more than USD 4 trillion of goods. For shipping companies, there’s a lot of pressure to remain on schedule, protect the cargo ship and crew, and ensure profitability. And we can’t say it’s easy. This interactive map of the world’s main shipping routes provides a glimpse of the industry’s complexity. 90,000 vessels cross paths as they transport goods from one continent to another! Created by London-based data visualisation studio Kiln and the UCL Energy Institute It’s clear from this map that the maritime industry involves an intricate system of transportation. To complicate things, ports and vessels are also subject to the forces of nature, which are... Read more →


Kimmel Cultural Campus Releases Holiday Lineup

10 MULTI-PLATFORM ‘EVENTS’ ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 KIMMEL CULTURAL CAMPUS’ HOLIDAY LINEUP    ...DEBUT OF HIP HOP NUTCRACKER HEADLINES VIRTUAL HAPPENINGS  (Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 2020) – While this holiday season will be without Tuba Christmas, free Gospel on the Plaza, and meet-and-greets with sugarplum fairies, the Kimmel Cultural Campus announced several can’t-miss holiday events and partnerships sure to deliver much-needed seasonal vibes. The 2020 holiday events include the return of the WMGK Turkey Drop, the national streaming premiere of the Hip Hop Nutcracker and A Salute to Vienna, a radio and streaming broadcast of the beloved Kimmel holiday tradition A Soulful Christmas, featured performances from Philadanco and The Lion King on the 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Special, and favorites from the Kimmel Center’s esteemed Resident Companies like the Philadelphia Orchestra,... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Asks Customers to Be Aware of Energy-Related Scams...

... as the Holiday Season Approaches On National Scam Awareness Day, Atlantic City Electric provides customers with tips to help identify scammers looking to steal money and personal information MAYS LANDING, N.J. (November 16, 2020) – As the holiday season approaches, Atlantic City Electric recognizes Utility Scam Awareness Day, Nov. 18, by reminding customers to be on the lookout for imposters using energy-related scams to steal money and personal information. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company generally sees an increase in scam reports during the holiday season. Scammers are using the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to trick customers into providing their personal or financial information and making false payments under the pretense of keeping their service active. Scammers are also... Read more →


Hirsh Singh Scorches NJDSC's Currie for Supporting Election Fraud

Hirsh Singh "The Democrat Party is the party of the Ku Klux Klan" ~Hirsh Singh LINWOOD, NJ — The New Jersey Democratic State Committee and its Chairman John Currie want me to declare Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the President-elect and Vice President-elect respectively. I have some news for them. The counting process is a brazen attempt to steal the election from our President Donald Trump who was leading in the states of North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania on election night. The numbers indicated that there was no way to catch him and we heard an announcement that counting had ceased in these states all at the same time. The next morning, to the utter disbelief of Americans, the numbers had been... Read more →


Lower Township MUA Hydrant Flushing November 16th through November 20th

The Lower Township M.U.A will be performing the Semi -Annual cleaning / flushing of the Water Distribution System. The cleaning / flushing will begin on Monday, November 16th, 2020 and continue 24 hours a day until Friday, November 20th, 2020. You may experience a temporary discoloration of the water during cleaning / flushing. Residents in the area being flushed may experience a temporary discoloration in their water while flushing is in progress. We encourage you to check the water for discoloration prior to doing laundry. You may wish to draw a large bottle of water for cooking and drinking prior to the flushing date. If you experience low pressure after the cleaning / flushing please check your faucet screens for trapped particles. If you have... Read more →


Elizabeth "Betty" Batten Ocean View, formerly of Gloucester City; GCHS and CCC Alumnus

On November 11, 2020; age 74 years. Devoted mother of Danny O'Brien, Jr., David (Diane) O'Brien, and Bernadette (Bill) Yingling; Loving grandmother of Kyle, Sonja, and Cecelia. Gloucestercitynews.net files Prior to her retirement, Betty was employed as a supervisor of Food Services for Gloucester City Public Schools. Also, she was a proud alumna of Gloucester Catholic High School and Camden County College. The family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to Drs. Tiffany Pompa and David S. Cho and all the loving nurses and staff of Cape May. Relatives and friends are invited to the Visitation and Funeral on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Falco/Caruso & Leonard Pennsauken Funeral Home, 6600 N. Browning Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated... Read more →


Dead Humpback Whale Stuck in Mud Between Sea Isle and Avalon

One Whale of a Problem in Sea Isle, Avalon MediaWizeNovember 8, 2020 By MADDY VITALE/SomersPoint.com A dead and decaying 30-foot, two-ton humpback whale stuck in the mud between Sea Isle City and Avalon in Townsends Inlet isn’t moving anywhere anytime soon, but eventually the removal of the carcass will be someone or some city’s rather large problem. A tracking device placed on the carcass was removed since the whale is not able to be pulled from the sediment. “The tracker is not necessary because the animal stopped floating. It is on a sandbar. It is two-plus tons of dead weight,” explained Bob Schoelkopf, director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine. “The only way it will likely move is with a full moon, which... Read more →


Down The Shore: Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village

Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village Shopping & Retail The Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village. A completely outdoor shopping experience on Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 9:30am - 4:30pm with Artisans, Boutiques, Handcrafted Items, Gifts, Jewelry, Specialty Shops, Bake Goods, Raffles and More http://WWW.GWCOC.COM/ (609) 729-4000 66 1 Comment 2 Shares Like Comment Share Read more →


Freddie W. Smith Charged with First Degree Strict Liability for Drug Induced Death

MAYS LANDING – A Vineland man is charged in connection to the fatal drug overdose of an 18 year-old man has been detained to the Atlantic County Justice Facility by Judge Ridgway, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Today, Judge Ridgway granted the State’s motion to detain Freddie W. Smith, 42, (photo) who is charged with first-degree Strict Liability for a Drug Induced Death. On March 11, 2020, Smith sold a fatal combination of cocaine and fentanyl to Anthony Armitage, Jr. of Weymouth. Smith was arrested at his home in Vineland on Oct. 27, 2020. This investigation was conducted by the New Jersey State Police. Assistant Prosecutor Allison L. Eiselen represents the state in this matter. ***These charges are merely an accusation and not... Read more →


Ocean Casino Resort has 3 Winners in 3 Days on the New All Aboard Machines

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 9, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort launched six brand-new All Aboard™ slot machines from Konami on Friday afternoon and within hours, had its first jackpot winner of $22,127. The winning did not end there, however, as two more jackpot winners hit for $15,463 and $15,237 respectively to round out an exciting weekend at the casino resort. Ocean is the first casino in the Northeast to house the international sensation All Aboard™, featuring the base games “Dynamite Dash” and “Piggy Pennies,” which has become a runaway train of player fun! Players ride the rails for a symbol-driven linked progressive jackpot plus a boxcar full of credit prizes with Stay & Spin™ credit-collect bonus action. To see a video of the All Aboard... Read more →


*An Olde Fashioned Cape May Christmas Celebration

November 27 - December 23, 2020 “We are excited to let you know about this year’s Olde Fashioned Cape May Christmas Celebration that features fun and family-friendly holiday activities from November 27th through the end of the year. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays from our traditional city Tree Lighting to new events like Christmas Carol Karaoke at Rotary Park. Cape May was voted Best Christmas Town in the State of New Jersey by Readers Digest and is a magical place to visit during the holidays. Our masks may hide our smiles but not the twinkle in our eyes this season. So please join me and celebrate the holidays with your family and friends in beautiful Cape May. “ -Cape May Mayor... Read more →


Tracking Winged Travelers in New Jersey

Nov 5, 2020 source New Jersey Conservation Foundation By this time, most of New Jersey’s nesting migrators have headed south for the winter. Songbirds like orioles, hummingbirds, vireos, and most warblers won’t be seen again until next spring, and while some birds of prey stay during the colder months, tens of thousands of hawks, falcons, and eagles have already bid the Garden State farewell. While we’re losing summer birds, we’re gaining a whole new group of winter birds coming down from points north. Pine siskins, red-breasted nuthatches and evening grosbeaks – rarely seen in New Jersey during the summer – are now being spotted in great numbers at feeders and in yards. Migratory seabirds and waterfowl are also arriving, as well as owls like the... Read more →


Traveling Fallen Tribute Towers War Memorial in Cherry Hill Until Sunday, November 8th

The American Legion Post 372 of Cherry Hill will be hosting the traveling Fallen Tribute Towers November 4th – 8th, 2020. The Memorial will be located at 1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. The Fallen Tribute Towers is a traveling war memorial that honors our post 9/11 military Fallen. Consisting of 32 towers, it includes photos of the military men and women killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, those that were killed in training accidents and attacks stateside and on overseas bases, as well as those who took their own lives once returning from war due to post-traumatic stress. This moving exhibit will be on display outside from Wednesday, November 4th (2pm) until Sunday, November 8th (12pm) and is open for public viewing... Read more →


Atlantic County GOP Calls on McGettigan to Refund $107,250 Salary to Pay for Special Election

Atlantic County Republican Chairman Keith Davis Atlantic County Clerk Ed McGettigan Botched the Printing and Mailing of the Ballots ATLANTIC CITY NJ (Nov. 4, 2020)--In the face of the biggest election debacle in Atlantic County’s history, Atlantic County Republican Chairman Keith Davis today called for the immediate resignation County Clerk Ed McGettigan for misprinting and mailing ballots that will require a special election in the Third Freeholder District. “McGettigan is a serial offender when it comes to botching our elections. But this one is the absolute worst,” said Davis. “And you don’t need to take my word for it. Just listen to what respected Assignment Judge Julio Mendez said about McGettigan’s performance: ‘This is a horrendous situation…It does not reflect well on the Clerk of... Read more →


ACPO Special Crimes Investigating Shooting of Four People Sunday in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING-(Nov. 4, 2020)-- An Atlantic County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit investigation into the shootings of 4 individuals Sunday morning in Atlantic City is continuing, one victim has died and another has life-threatening injuries, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at approximately 3:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police responded to a ShotSpotter notification in the area of 2716 Artic Ave., Atlantic City, NJ. Shortly after the police response to the ShotSpotter notification police received a 911 call in reference to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Arctic and Arkansas Avenues. Among the vehicle occupants was Idel Rodriguez-Garcia, 29, of Atlantic City who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Rodriguez-Garcia was transported by Atlantic City Police patrol officers... Read more →


Members of the Lower Township Police Dept., Participate in “No-Shave November”

The Lower Township Police Department, along with many other agencies across the county, will be participating in “No-Shave November.” One of the goals of “No-Shave November” is to raise cancer awareness by embracing our hair (which many cancer patients lose), and letting it grow wild and free. Another goal is to use the money you typically would spend on shaving and grooming, to educate about cancer prevention, save lives and aid those fighting the battle. All proceeds of this event will be donated to Braden Brojakowski and Jamie Miller. Braden is 15-year-old sophomore at Lower Cape May Regional High School. He is a member of the Varsity Soccer and Lacrosse teams at L.C.M.R.H.S., and plays for the local Cape Express traveling soccer team. On August... Read more →


Khalif Toombs, Former South Carolina State Basketball Star, Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Khalif Toombs of Egg Harbor Township (photo courtesy of The Daily Voice) CAMDEN City, N.J. – The leader of an Atlantic City drug-trafficking organization was sentenced today to 135 months in prison for conspiring to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. The former South Carolina State Bulldogs point guard joined 13 other members of the network who’ve taken deals from the government and pleaded guilty – in some instances, testifying or providing information -- rather than go to trial, according to the Daily Voice. Khalif Toombs, 31, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey led a Paterson-to-Atlantic-City drug ring that peddled heroin connected to 48 heroin overdose deaths and 84 other ODs. He pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert... Read more →


Giving Thanks and Salutes at Ocean Casino Resort in November

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 2, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort leaped into the Thanksgiving season by “giving” back to the community with donations to the Food Bank of New Jersey and the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City. Ocean will also be honoring our U.S. Veterans and active-duty members with Veterans Day Specials. Here is what’s happening at Ocean Casino Resort in November: Veterans Day: Ocean Casino Resort will be rolling out the red carpet for Veterans and Active Duty guests on Veterans Day. On November 11, guests presenting a valid Military or US Veterans ID, along with their Oceans Rewards Card, will be entitled to a day full of specials including a dedicated red-carpet check-in line in the hotel lobby. To salute our... Read more →