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Ben Affleck and Gambling Addiction: Are the Rumors True?

The classic definition of gambling addiction is loss of control. The addicted person simply cannot stop, even if the results of his behavior cause him tangible harm. That Ben Affleck likes and knows how to play blackjack is a fact. We do not undertake to state whether it has harmed him, i.e., whether he has suffered irreparable financial damage due to his gambling addiction. A victim of gambling addiction continues to gamble, for instance, spinning the reels of da vinci diamonds slots without being able to stop. This creates a spiral at the end of which is the inability to... Read more →

Video:Ben Gravy and the “Biggest Surf Ever in NJ”

The dream is absolutely real here at home! This swell is truly the biggest surf ever (in my opinion) that people have attempted to surf in NJ. Winter Storm Izzy brought historic & massive surf in New Jersey & I literally can't even believe my life. These are easily the biggest waves I've ever seen in New Jersey. Not much else can be said, I am baffled!! Thanks for all the stoke & support, FOR THE DREAM!! - Ben Follow Us on Instagram: @bengravyy @jverni_ Clothes & Accessories: https://www.wavebandit.com/collection... Wetsuits: https://hyperflexusa.com/categories/b... Soft Top Surfboards: https://www.wavebandit.com/collection... CBD Aloha: https://cbd-aloha.com/ Fiberglass Surfboards:... Read more →

Betcity app | Review

What you need to know about Betcity The Betcity bookmaker is the biggest and oldest bookmaker in Russia. It was established in 2003 and licensed in 2009. Since that time Betcity was working on developing its work: everything is still updating and players can solve any problem in a second. In 2021 Betcity is one of the most reliable bookmakers in the world. The bookmaker offers players almost 30 types of sports disciplines, a huge number of events are available in each of the sections. Most of the events are football matches, there are hundreds of them. There are both... Read more →

MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Coastal Flood Advisory until 11:00AM Monday

The Maple Shade Township Police Department released the following information regarding tidal flooding in low-lying areas. * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Tidal areas of Atlantic, Cape May, and southeastern Burlington Counties in New Jersey. * WHEN...From 5 AM to 11 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible. * AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ...... Read more →

Shaun Giberson, 40, of Point Pleasant Beach, Pleads Guilty to Terroristic Threats

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on January 7, 2022, Shaun Giberson, 40, of Point Pleasant Beach, pled guilty before the Honorable Michael T. Collins, J.S.C., to Terroristic Threats in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3a,relative to threats made in Point Pleasant Borough on March 17, 2021. Giberson also pled guilty to Arson in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1b(1), in connection with an unrelated incident that occurred in Manchester Township on August 18, 2020. At the time of his sentencing on February 25, 2022, the State will be seeking a term of five years New Jersey State Prison as to each... Read more →

Anthony King, 34, of Jersey City Arrested in North Carolina in Connection with Murder of Ishamell McCany

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information: Anthony King, 34, has been charged in the Nov. 13, 2021 murder of Ishamell McCany.NJ DOC On Thursday, January 13, 2022, Anthony King, 34, of Jersey City was arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina in connection with the fatal shooting of Ishamell McCany on November 13, 2021 in Jersey City. King was arrested at approximately 11:50 a.m. by members of the United States Marshals Service Eastern District of North Carolina Regional Fugitive Task Force after members of the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force learned of... Read more →

*New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Fairs

Dress for Success! Open to the Public! Bring your Resumes! State agencies and department representatives will be in attendance to meet with you to share employment opportunities in state government. source https://www.state.nj.us/csc/CSC%20Public%20Employment%20Fairs.pdf Read more →

Comparing Life Expectancy for New Jersey Residents with Other States

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square The Jersey Shore Life expectancy is one of the most important and commonly cited indicators of population health -- and in the United States, life expectancy is falling at a historic rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, life expectancy at birth declined by 1.5 years in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II. The CDC attributes the decline to the COVID-19 pandemic and 93,000 drug overdose deaths -- an all-time one-year high. Homicide, diabetes, and liver disease were also contributing factors. Here is a look... Read more →

Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office is helping to raise awareness of the dangers associated with prescription opioids by teaming up with local businesses to distribute life-saving information to their customers in recognition of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day. Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day, held on October 6, is designated by Governor Murphy as a permanent day of prevention, education and awareness of the opioid epidemic. Each year, this statewide initiative mobilizes the prevention and treatment communities, community leaders and concerned citizens to raise awareness of the potential for... Read more →

AccuWeather: Deadly winter storm delivers over a foot of snow, snarls traffic and air travel

A quick-hitting blast of winter weather left several inches of snow blanketing parts of the Southeast, before spreading into the mid-Atlantic, where it shut down much of the nation’s capital. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – January 4, 2022 – A dramatic weather pattern change marked the first days of 2022 across the Southeast and mid-Atlantic, replacing the 80-degree warmth in some locations with an all-out snowstorm. The onslaught of the first accumulating snow of the season for many left several cities along the East Coast nearly shut down, snarled traffic, left nearly 1 million without power on Monday and has... Read more →

FEMA Registration Deadline Approaching Jan. 5 for New Jersey Ida Disaster Assistance  

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey homeowners, renters and businesses who had property damage or loss caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida from Sept. 1-3, 2021, have until Wednesday to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance from FEMA and for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Jan. 5, 2022. Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses, and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. If you live in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset,... Read more →

Live Video from Resorts Casino, Atlantic City

UPDATED: image courtesy of Resorts Casino Hotel ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (January 3, 2022)(CNBNews)--The snow is still falling in Atlantic City, watch the Resorts Casino Hotel live beach camera. From the video, it appears Atlantic City got about 4 inches of the white stuff, and the snow is still falling. Above North Stinson Avenue, Gloucester City. At noon, the snow had dwindled down to flurries. About an inch or two was on the ground.~CNBNews photo Fifty-five miles away in Gloucester City, light snow is falling, rooftops are covered but there is no snow on the streets, or sidewalk The temperature is... Read more →

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Possible Snow Headed This Way

UPDATED : New Jersey Declares State of Emergency plus information from the Lower Township, Maple Shade and Gibbsboro Police Depts. SNOW FALLING SOMEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES NEW JERSEY DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY: In preparation for the upcoming winter weather, Governor Murphy declared a State of Emergency beginning at 9:00pm tonight in Atlantic, Cumberland, and Ocean Counties. Residents should stay off the roads, remain vigilant, and follow all safety protocols.z NJ State offices will remain open on January 3, 2022 with a delayed start time of 10 AM. Visit the following websites for important weather updates and safety information.... Read more →

Stockton University The Place for Students To Learn and Earn at the Jersey Shore in Summer

Stockton University is offering a special summer tuition and housing package for students who want to live, learn and earn at the Jersey Shore this summer. Stockton will offer a 20 percent discount on undergraduate tuition and fees during the 2022 summer sessions for students who live in the Stockton Atlantic City Residential Complex for the summer. The Board of Trustees approved the discount at the Dec. 8 meeting. The goal is to give college students the opportunity to live and work in the Atlantic City area during the summer while also continuing their education. “There are many summer job... Read more →

CNBNewsnet Wishes All a Happy, Healthy, New Year

Thank You To Those who advertised over the past year Thank You To Those who submitted comments, a tip, or a photo MAY THIS YEAR OF 2022 BE A year of Health & Happiness A year of Wealth & Wisdom A year of Peace & Prosperity A year of Love & Laughter ++++ Wishing All of You HAPPY NEW YEAR LOVE Bill and Connie Cleary, plus Peyton **** Read more →

Charles Boos, formerly of Gloucester City, 76

On December 23, 2021. “Cha” “Pop” Age 76. Of Zephyrhills, Florida. Formerly of the Fairview Section of Camden City and Wildwood. Loving husband of the late Margaret Ann Boos (nee Johnson). Devoted father of Dawn (Jay) Larkin, Stacy Pace and Charlie (Tara) Boos, Jr. Beloved grandfather of Alyssa, Amanda, Erin Larkin, Alexis Boos, Gavin and Eva Boos, Michael and Braydon Larkin. Predeceased by his siblings, David “Butchy” Boos and Carol Alley. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Charles was born and raised in Gloucester City. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967. Charles was... Read more →

NJ Transit Moving Ahead with $595M Project to Replace Moveable Raritan Bridge

(The Center Square) – NJ Transit is moving forward with a $595 million project to replace the moveable, swing-span Raritan River Bridge between Perth Amboy and South Amboy. The 2,920-foot-long bridge, often called River Draw, was built in 1908 and is the only rail link for 17 of the North Jersey Coast Line’s 20 stations. Superstorm Sandy damaged the structure, submerging it and disrupting rail service and marine traffic for 18 days as crews realigned and repaired the bridge. NJ Transit is seeking bids for the second contract as part of the replacement project. Last year, NJ Transit awarded a... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL NEWS: New Years Eve at Beach Plum Farm, West Cape May

image courtesy of Beach Plum Farm WEST CAPE MAY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net blog)--Ring in the New Year with a joyous evening of celebration at Beach Plum Farm. Chef's 5-course, farm-to-table menu featuring heritage pork and hand harvested produce and herbs will delight all of the senses. Gather with friends and family, or spend the evening with the one you love, and celebrate the passing of another year under the twinkling lights of the hoop house. NYE Dinner at Beach Plum Farm 1 person $225.00 NYE 2021 at Beach Plum Farm Friday, December 31, 2021 · 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Additional... Read more →

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NJ Residents Invited to Take Hikes in State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites on January 1; Total of 28 Hikes

TRENTON – New Jerseyans are invited to ring in 2022 and kick off the new year with a healthy hike in a state park or forest, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. In total, the State Park Service is offering 28 hikes and one lighthouse climb throughout the state. “Spending time outdoors to appreciate New Jersey’s beautiful state parks and forests while breathing in fresh air is a great way to welcome the new year,” Commissioner LaTourette said. “First Day hikes are the perfect opportunity to get closer to nature, look for birds and other wildlife... Read more →

Video: Coast Guard Rescues Three Near Egg Harbor Inlet

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a grounded pleasure craft near the entrance of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, on Sunday. Watch standers at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report via VHF channel 16 from the 36-foot pleasure craft Phyllis II stating that the vessel ran aground near the entrance to Little Egg Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay dispatched a 29-foot Response Boat Small –II boat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City to the scene. The boat crew was unable to approach the Phyllis II due to low... Read more →

CNBNews Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Water Temperatures Pose Danger to Sea Turtles, Marine Mammals

Marylanders Asked to Report ‘Cold-Stunning’ of Sea Creatures Maryland Department of Natural Resources and National Aquarium staff returned three sea turtles to the Atlantic Ocean in September 2020, after months of rehabilitating the animals from near-fatal cold-stunning. Maryland DNR photo. As soon as water temperatures dip in the fall, sea turtles and some marine mammals that frequent the Chesapeake Bay are susceptible to cold-stunning or hypothermia. The immediate impacts can cause some species to become slow and unresponsive, making them dangerous to themselves and boaters. Cold-stunning can also be lethal to marine mammals such as Florida manatees. While rare, some... Read more →

Down The Shore: Avalon 2022 Beach Tag Designed by 6th Grade Student

AVALON, NJ--Avalon Elementary School student Anthony Harris has designed the artwork for Avalon’s 2022 seasonal beach tag. For 24 years, the Borough has partnered with the School on a student contest to design the beach tag for the following year. Harris is a sixth-grade student at the school. Mayor Pagliughi made the announcement of the winning design during a holiday presentation at the School held Friday, December 17th. Anthony received a commemorative plaque with his artwork signed by the Mayor, along with the very first beach tag for the 2022 beach season. Avalon congratulates Anthony on a job well done!... Read more →

Down the Shore: Avalon's Holiday Trash/Recycling Information

The Avalon Department of Public Works wants to alert you to the following information regarding services provided weekly in Avalon: -Trash and recycling collection will occur on their normal off-season dates and are unaffected by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. -The collection of metal/plastic/electronics will occur on Thursdays this week and next, on December 23rd and December 30th, instead of on the regular collection day of Friday. -The courtesy Trash and Recycling Depot located just off 15th Street and Dune Drive will be closed only on Christmas Day. The Depot is available every other day, including New Year’s Day,... Read more →

Galloway Man Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter in Connection to Fatal 2019 Boat Crash

MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to a fatal boat crash in July 2019 that killed a 39 year-old woman, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, members of the US Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force – Atlantic City Division, arrested Arthur Lesbirel, 45, and he was charged with Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to a boat crash that occurred on July 21, 2019, on the Intercoastal Water Way in Galloway Township. An investigation has determined that Lesbirel was operating a boat recklessly and caused a boat... Read more →

The Wildwoods Trip Planner

The Wildwoods Trip Builder YOUR GUIDE TO PLANNING YOUR VACATION Use our interactive tool to select your favorite events and attractions and save them to your itinerary at the push of a button. You can plan your vacation from your computer or phone so you can make the most of your trip. Select your trip duration, your accommodations and start flagging things you’d like to do. Any of the items in our Plan a Vacation section can be added to the My Trip section of our site. When you are finished you can save your trip, print it out or... Read more →

Few tactics to know about the online gambling industry

The online gaming sector is undergoing significant technical developments, among other market trends, in reaction to the influence of COVID19. A recent TBRC research highlights some of the main strategies businesses may use to capitalize on these changes. The most vital methods for success in the global online gambling business are as follows: Online gaming companies that fund sports teams: As part of their marketing efforts, online gaming businesses are progressively supporting various sports teams to broaden their reach and obtain a larger audience through these promotions. Companies spend a lot of money to sponsor judi bola so that their... Read more →

Why Asians in New Jersey Prefer Online Casinos

New Jersey is home to Atlantic City, one of the biggest hubs for casinos, boardwalks, and beaches. It is second to Vegas as the go-to for gamblers in the U.S. and other parts of the world. Since gambling is legal in the city and land-based casinos are generally accessible, over 70% of Jersey residents have reported that they have gambled in the past year. Statistics also show that 75% of gamblers in New Jersey prefer land-based casinos. This description is primarily valid for Whites and Hispanic residents in the city. However, it appears that a significant portion of Asian gamblers,... Read more →

Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, and Laquine Demby, 30, of Pleasantville Charged with Atlantic City Murder

Denzel Garrison MAYS LANDING- On Dec. 7, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned indictments against two men in connection to the May 19, 2021, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, is indicted on the following offenses: 1st degree Murder 1st degree Conspiracy 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Garrison was arrested by officers of the Newark Police Department on Oct. 12, 2021, following a cooperative investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit, Atlantic City... Read more →

Courses on Drones Available at Atlantic Cape May Community College

South Jersey residents interested in obtaining a degree or certification in drones can now take classes at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Cape May County campus. This fall, Atlantic Cape Community College began the process of moving all of its Unmanned Aircraft System classes to its Cape May County campus by Spring 2023. “Atlantic Cape’s drone program is moving to Cape May County Campus to educate and train the workforce along with fostering entrepreneurial opportunities for our students and the community,” said Cape May Campus Dean Maria Kellett. “These collaborative efforts will support the growth and development of unmanned aviation, emerging... Read more →

Four Avalon Streets to be Improved During Winter

The Borough of Avalon will be conducting major improvements on four different streets in the Borough starting this fall, and lasting through early May, 2022. A contract for this project was awarded by the Avalon Borough Council to Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. of Hammonton, NJ. The project will begin during mid-November and will conclude in May, 2022. The work that will be done is as follows, all between Dune Drive and Ocean Drive: 50th Street (new sewer and street surface); 53rd Street (new sewer and water surface, and new street surface); 54th Street (new sewer and water service, and new... Read more →

Avalon Tax Collector's Office Offering Covid-19 Ratepayer Relief Measures

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: COVID-19 RATEPAYER RELIEF MEASURES Certain measures are in place providing relief to ratepayers experiencing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review this message in its entirety. For more information, please email avalontaxoffice@avalonboro.org or call 609-967-4045. SERVICE SHUTOFF MORATORIUM BE ADVISED that Executive Order 229 currently prohibits a local government from shutting off water or electric service to a residential customer, or to accounts primarily serving residential customers, due to nonpayment of water, sewer, or electric charges unless the disconnection is to prevent or ameliorate a risk to public health or safety. This shutoff moratorium remains in effect... Read more →

Tickets for AC TidalWave Fest on Sale Dec. 13

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--Get ready country music fans! A new festival experience is coming to Atlantic City Beach Aug 12 -14, 2022! Producers of the TidalWave Fest in Atlantic City have just added Dierks Bentley to the list of headliners that already includes Luke Bryan and Morgan Wallen. The three-day country music festival on the beach in Atlantic City will take place August 12-14, 2022. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 13. Other announced artists for the festival include Hardy, Riley Green, Chase Rice, Tracy Lawrence, Lauren Alaina, Mitchell Tenpenny, Lainey Wilson, Blanco Brown, Runaway June, Breland, Lindsay Ell, Travis Denning,... Read more →

Avalon Looking for Full-Time Employee

Position: Solid Waste Department: Avalon Department of Public Works Status: Full Time Available: January 3, 2022 Summary: The Borough of Avalon has a full-time opening in the Solid Waste division of the Department of Public Works. Duties include the proper handling and disposal of solid waste in the Borough of Avalon. The successful candidate shall have a valid New Jersey Driver’s License and will be working with various equipment and tools, and be tasked with driving various vehicles and trucks. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. At least one year of experience in the handling of solid waste... Read more →

David Charles Hofmann, of Bristol Twp., Convicted of Repeated Sexual Assault of a 12-Year-Old Boy

A 62-year-old man was convicted by a Bucks County jury on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, for the repeated sexual assault of a boy during a 12-year period from 1995 to 2007. David Charles Hofmann, of Bristol Township, was found guilty of rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person less than 13 years old, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person less than 16 years old, indecent assault of a person less than 13 years old, indecent assault of a person less than 16 years old, statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors. His sentencing was deferred... Read more →

Lower Township Rotary Christmas Parade Today 6 PM

Today, Saturday, December 11, 2021, the Lower Township Rotary will be hosting their 39th Annual Christmas Parade along Bayshore Road. The parade is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. from Town Bank Road and Sheriff Taylor Blvd. From there, it will proceed Westbound on Town Bank Road to Bayshore Road in North Cape May. The parade will then make a left onto Bayshore Road and proceed to the Bayshore Mall which is considered the end of the route. The parade should conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid this area for the duration of the parade, if... Read more →

Down The Shore: Wildwood Events in Dec.

Family Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 11 Enjoy a family-friendly event at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. featuring FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters and movies, photos with Santa, choir performances, children’s craft making table, a magician, face painting, dance performances, Story Time with Mrs. Claus and much more! At 4:30 pm there will be a tree lighting ceremony. For more information call 609.729.9000 or visit WildwoodHoliday.com Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival Spirit Brands holiday cheerleading competition will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center December 11, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. {times are... Read more →

Free Casino Games You Must Try

Free casino games have always been considered a safety net for many players — they allow players to try out numerous games before committing, help newcomers learn the ropes of the game, create a safe playing space, and more. If you haven’t tried your hand at any free games before, you’re missing out. If you change your mind, we’ve prepared a list of the top free casino games you should try. That way, you can start with checked-out and secure games and not lose your way in the thousands of available freebies online. Take a look. Classic Cash 777 Slot... Read more →

Miss America 100th Anniversary Party, Dec. 14

It’s time to kick back and gather with old friends, make new ones and enjoy a celebratory evening of food, fun and games. Whether bowling is right up your alley, Pac-Man is your game, or your karaoke skills rival The Voice, Game On is a venue that has something for everyone. This is a time to Celebrate 100 years of Miss America friends, families, candidates, volunteers and Forever Miss Americas! Tickets required 21+ & Under OKAY with Parent and/or Guardian. ID’s are required. Time: 8:00pm – Midnight Click Here To Purchase Your Tickets Miss America Empower Academy Wednesday, December 15th... Read more →

Letters to the Editor:

Hopefully the Newly Elected City Mayor and Councilman Can Stop Taxes from Rising...Again!

I had the good fortune to take in the wonderful Ventnor Christmas parade this evening with my son, followed by pizza for dinner at one of the MANY pizza shops to choose from. We are now winding down by the tree with Christmas music in our condo in Margate, and I was saddened by how much we have moved our festivities away from Gloucester City, our primary residence, and directed them in this direction. I’m aware there are demographical differences between the two, but the fact remains that Gloucester City has increased its budget in 9 years from $18m to... Read more →

Galloway Resident Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Galloway Township woman for multiple counts of animal cruelty after she left 5 dogs unattended in the woods for days, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jodi Wozniak, 45, has been indicted on five counts of 4th degree Cruelty to Animals, Bodily Injury, Failure to Care. On Thursday, September 16, 2021, ACPO Investigator Denise Manino received a telephone call from Galloway Twp. Officer David LaSassa, regarding five adult dogs of German Shepherd / Belgian Malinois breed that appeared to be abandoned in the woods in the... Read more →

Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Explains the dangers of colder water temperatures (video)

PHILADELPHIA — As temperatures drop along the mid-Atlantic coast, the Coast Guard urges all boaters to prepare for the water temperature, rather than the air temperature. Hypothermia occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The average water temp along the mid-Atlantic during the winter months is 53 degrees Fahrenheit, which can cause unconsciousness in about an hour with an estimated survivability between one and six hours. A Coast Guard spokesperson will be available speak to the following topics: Dress for the water, not the weather. Warmer days during late fall, winter, and spring can deceive boaters into... Read more →

Atlantic City has One the Highest Murder Rates in the United States

There were 21,570 murders nationwide in 2020, up nearly 30% from the previous year -- the largest annual increase on record. Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square The rash of deadly violence came during a tumultuous year in American history. The COVID-19 pandemic led to school closures and left millions of Americans out of work. The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer rattled confidence in American law enforcement and sparked nationwide protests. Firearm sales soared, resulting in the proliferation of tens of millions of new guns. Here is a look at the states where... Read more →

Make the Holiday Season Bright, Donate Energy Assistance Programs This Giving Tuesday

Energy assistance programs help local families and individuals who continue to experience financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Nov. 29, 2021) – This Giving Tuesday, Atlantic City Electric is offering opportunities to give back locally through the Good Neighbor Energy Fund and Gift of Energy programs. The holiday season can be difficult for many as they continue to face financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, experience challenges meeting their basic needs, and may be separated from loved ones. These Atlantic City Electric programs provide meaningful support for South Jersey families and individuals who need support paying... Read more →

George J. Reilly, of North Wildwood/Runnemede.

George J. Reilly, on November 26, 2021, of North Wildwood, formerly of Runnemede. Age 74. Son of the late George and Margaret "Peggy" Reilly. Beloved husband of Elaine for 52 years. Loving father of Colleen (the late Michael) Mosco and Christine (Steven) Schmidt. Devoted grandfather to Luca Mosco, Steven and Veronica Schmidt. Dear brother of Daniel (Edie) Reilly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George proudly served in the US Navy. After his service to his Country, he worked as a manager of a successful supermarket chain. George also worked as a ground's coordinator for the Black Horse Pike... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: Stockton University Repopulating Atlantic White Cedar Trees on Galloway Campus

For immediate release; with photo November 11, 2021 Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University is contributing to state efforts to repopulate Atlantic white cedar trees in New Jersey by replanting a section on the university's campus. Last spring a cedar swamp was cleared for the purpose of replanting new cedar seedlings. Over several days this fall, some 2,500 cedar seedlings were planted on the wetlands clearing. ​​The replanting was coordinated by Matthew Olsen, ​​assistant professor of Environmental Science, Kyle Caccamesi, a senior Environmental Science major, and Bob Williams, of Pine Creek Forestry. The trays of seedlings were donated by New Jersey... Read more →

It Has Been 15 years since Four Women were Discovered in a Drainage Ditch in West Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would like the public to know that not one of those 15 years has passed by without the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and our partnering law enforcement agencies, continuing work on the investigation of the discovery of the bodies of four murdered women... Read more →

Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Five Suspects in Egg Harbor; Charged with Selling Illegal Drugs

MAYS LANDING— Following a joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Egg Harbor Township Police Department, five individuals were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at a home in Egg Harbor Township after members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and SWAT successfully executed a “no knock” search warrant at the home without incident, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The arrests of these 5 defendants are the result of a 3-week long investigation by the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit that began in early November 2021. The... Read more →

Steve Vaux,of Little Egg Harbor, formerly of Gloucester City

VAUX, STEPHEN E. 71, of Little Egg Harbor, N.J., passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at home. He was born in Richmond, VA., residing in Gloucester City, N.J. and Marlton, N.J., prior to moving to Little Egg Harbor. Stephen was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving from 1970-1972. He worked as a linesman for Bell Atlantic, Absecon, N.J., and spent nearly 20 of his retirement years as a substitute teacher at Pinelands Regional School. Stephen loved being around the students and working Pineland’s sporting events. Stephen is survived by his wife Kathleen Vaux, sons Ryan Vaux, and Brett Vaux, both of... Read more →

Rep. Van Drew Announces 'Strong Shores' Campaign

Major Campaign to Dredge Waterways, Replenish Beaches, and Strengthen South Jersey’s Coastal Infrastructure Atlantic City, NJ – Today, Congressman Van Drew announced his “Stronger Shores” policy campaign, which will be an ongoing coordinated effort with the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the United States Coast Guard. Major initiatives of this campaign are to dredge waterways, replenish beaches, protect our coastal communities and environment, and encourage economic development while protecting our coastal communities and environment. “Earlier this year we secured $4.1 million for dredging the mouth of the Maurice River which is critical to the economic revitalization of our... Read more →