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Down The Shore: North Cape May Fireworks Festival July 2-3; Douglas Park and Beach Drive Close

The Lower Township Police Department will close Beach Drive and Shore Road to all street parking from Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the fireworks event at approximately 11:00 p.m. that evening. There will be “No Parking” signs posted along Beach and Shore Drive. Additionally, due to the large volume of pedestrians on the bay front attending the event, this area will also be closed to all vehicular and bicycle traffic from Town Bank Road to Lincoln Boulevard in North Cape May from 3:00 p.m. on July 3rd until the conclusion of the event. David... Read more →

Renault Winery and Resort Celebrates America's Birthday

Egg Harbor, NJ - Renault Winery and Resort celebrates America's birthday with a two-day, all-day celebration this Saturday, July 2nd, and Sunday, July 3rd. Music fans are invited to the first-ever Renault Winery 1st Annual Country Music Festival with two days of live music and bands, multiple stages, wine, food trucks, family fun, and other surprises. The line-up includes Scotty Testerman Trio, Brian Corcoran, Warren Montgomery Band, Parker Barrow Project, Jess Zimmerman Band, Lisa Bouchelle, Kenny Curcio and Garrett Shultz Band. Admission to the festival grounds for each day is only $10 per person. Next, Renault presents the first-ever Red,... Read more →

Msgr. Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary and Father Soprano, Pastor of St. John Neumann Retire

Bishop Sullivan announces the retirements of two pastors, effective July 1. • Msgr. William A. Hodge, Pastor of Saint Mary, Gloucester City. • Father Ernest R. Soprano, Pastor of Saint John Neumann, North Cape May. Born in Atlantic City, Msgr. Hodge, 74, attended Glassboro State College (now Rowan University); Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, Pa., and the University of Dayton, Ohio. He was ordained May 25, 1974, by Bishop George H. Guilfoyle. His first assignment was as Parochial Vicar at Saint Francis de Sales Parish in Barrington (1974-76). Other assignments as Parochial Vicar included Saint Raymond, Villas (1976-77); Resurrection, Marmora... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Seeking Murder Suspect

ATLANTIC CITY- An investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 65-year-old man on June 5, 2022, a Sunday afternoon in Atlantic City is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor William Reynolds announced. CNBNews graphic files At approximately 2:20 pm, Atlantic City Police received an emergency call for a male down at Unit North block of Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ. The male victim, identified as Dwight Hutchinson, 65, of Atlantic City, was located unresponsive. Medical personnel arrived but were unable to revive Hutchinson. Hutchinson was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy... Read more →

WATCH! Delaware's Artificial Reef Enlarged with the Sinking of Commercial Scallop Vessel

DELAWARE--(JUNE 30, 2022)--The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continued to broaden the recreational appeal of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system by sinking the Texas Star (above), originally outfitted as a floating casino, at a reef site 16.5 miles offshore of the Delaware coast, with readings of 38.40.494/74.43.868 at a depth of 86 feet. Built in 1977 on a multi-purpose supply ship hull, the Texas Star was last at sea as a commercial scallop catcher/processor vessel, finding its third life at approximately 4:20 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 29 as ocean floor fish habitat planned by DNREC’s artificial reef program.... Read more →


A Look At Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille

HARRY'S OCEAN BAR AND GRILLE IN CAPE MAY ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF, MENU, SEVEN DAY A WEEK LIVE MUSIC AND NEW OWNERSHIP The ocean-side dining destination has exciting changes both in the kitchen and on the roof deck for July and August - and beyond Cape May, NJ - Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille (1025 Beach Ave) is firing up exciting changes in and out of the kitchen for summer of 2022. The ocean-side dining destination and sprawling ocean-side roofdeck, located directly next to The Montreal Beach Resort, is proud to introduce new ownership and a new top chef in... Read more →

Lower Township Police Arrest Two "Firebugs"

Lower Township, NJ (June 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet) - On Sunday, June 5, 2022, the Lower Township Police Department’s Officers responded to the area of the 1400 block of Bayshore Road, in the Villas section of Lower Township for a 9-1-1 hang-up. Upon arrival, officers observed smoke coming from a parked vehicle. The Villas Volunteer Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. Members from the Cape May County Fire Marshal’s Office as well as the Lower Township Police Department’s Detective Bureau responded to conduct an investigation. As a result, two males were identified as being involved. Ernest Grey, a 47 year old,... Read more →

Brandywine Zoo Announcement: Three Year Old Haechan the Pudu Dies

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is deeply saddened to announce the Brandywine Zoo’s southern pudu, Haechan, died on June 25, 2022. He was three years old. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Brandywine Zoo officials report that Haechan was lethargic the morning before his passing and coughing sporadically. Prior to this day, there had been no outward symptoms of illness or distress. The animal care team observed him closely and reported the small deer seemed to be more lethargic as the day went on, so he was moved from the pudu habitat to... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS: Meals on Wheels of Ocean County Wins $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant

Manahawkin Organization is One of 100 Countrywide Winners In just 10 days, 88,000 people cast more than 2 million votes in support of their favorite causes. As a result, 100 communities, in 34 states, including Meals on Wheels of Ocean County, is getting an assist from State Farm®. The 100 winners are each receiving $25,000 grants to support local community causes. Meals on Wheels is based in Manahawkin and provides 260,000 nutritious meals to frail and homebound senior citizens, throughout Ocean County, each year. “Meals on Wheels of Ocean County gained enough votes from the community to finish as one... Read more →

Five Steps You Need to Follow to Obtain a Marijuana Card in New Jersey

Source A New Jersey medical marijuanas card is given to applicants who go through the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program, founded in 2013. Thus, before applying for an N.J. medicinal marijuana card, you must be a resident of New Jersey for at least six months. If you are already a patient and marijuana is on your prescription given by your doctor, you will not need an application or certification from the program. The process is effortless, with only five main steps. Here is a short guide for the applicants to get a dispensary card in New Jersey. Proof of Residence... Read more →

Michael Hill, of Cherry Hill; Collingswood HS Alum, Caesars Casino Employee, Bartender, Varsity Inn co-owner

Born on December 18,1956, Mike died on June 17, 2022 with his siblings by his side. Of Cherry Hill, NJ; formerly of Collingswood, NJ. Son of the late Frank P. Hill, Jr. and Dorothy A. Hill (nee Love). Survived by nine siblings: Frank P. Hill III (Loretta) of Audubon, NJ, John J. Hill (Debra) of Hilton Head, SC , Mary Christine Hill (Ken Pierce) of Mount Laurel, NJ, Dorothy E. Tittermary (Jerry) of Haddon Township, NJ, Thomas J. Hill (Mary Lou) of North Wales, PA, J. Patrick Hill (Eleanor) of Clementon, NJ, Kathleen S. Beck (Gary) of Mount Laurel, NJ,... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: A Look Back at The Wildwoods 1950 and 1960/VIDEO

We first published this article/video August 2021 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (WILDWOOD, NJ--A 1960 documentary (see below) about the Wildwoods will bring back fond memories from those of us who grew up vacationing in this resort during the '50s and '60s. Although this was 60 years ago it seems like yesterday for some of us. Remember the smell of the sea when you got off the parkway and drove the last few miles into Wildwood along the Rio Grande Blvd. hoping you didn't get stuck in traffic when the bridge opened for a fishing boat. All the nightclubs... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Lehigh University Class of 2022 Graduates

CNBNews graphic file BETHLEHEM, PA (06/17/2022)-- During Commencement ceremonies in May 2022, Lehigh University conferred 1,092 Bachelor's degrees, 394 Master's degrees and 33 Doctoral degrees. Of the more than 1,500 graduates, degree recipients came from 41 states and 42 countries outside of the United States. Kara Bonner of Medford, NJ (08055) with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major(s) in Journalism with High Honors Daniel Brody of Bridgeton, NJ (08302) with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major(s) in Psychology & Theatre with Highest Honors Liz Buck of Marlton, NJ (08053) with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering... Read more →

*Review of "The Case Of The Beach Ball Butcher-- Murder On The 13th Floor"

By: Jessica Gettings and Brandie Woods CNBNewsnet Entertainment image courtesy of https://gamboool.com/ Looking for a "shore" thing to do this weekend? Look no further than Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--June On Thursday, June 16, 2022 we were granted a media preview of the newest interactive theatrical experience at Resorts Casino: "The Case Of The Beach Ball Butcher-- Murder On The 13th Floor." We were provided with complimentary tickets to the show along with access to the casino's VIP room where we were able to enjoy a buffet dinner and the choice between two signature cocktail... Read more →

Delaware's Horseshoe Crab Population Helping Migratory Shorebirds Along Delaware Bay

Including Threatened Red Knots Horseshoe Crab Management Effectively Supports Red Knot Population Red Knot Wikipedia photo While this year’s spring shorebird migration has ended in Delaware, with the shorebirds embarking for their Arctic nesting grounds fueled for their journey after consuming abundant horseshoe crab eggs, the horseshoe crabs continue to spawn along the shores of Delaware Bay. The annual spring phenomenon of nature features the ecological relationship between migrating shorebirds that feast on horseshoe crab eggs to help sustain their long-distance migration from their wintering grounds as far away as southern South America to their Arctic nesting grounds – a... Read more →

Coming Events in Philly and Atlantic City

Named one of the ""World's Greatest Places"" by Time Magazine and one of the ""Best Destinations in the World"" by Conde Nast, the City of Brotherly & Sisterly Love is a leading cultural and culinary destination, featuring world-famous museums, attractions, events, outdoor spaces, and signature dishes at award-winning restaurants. Explore the diversity and creativity of Philly's neighborhoods outside of the historic center, picnic under the stars, and rock an outdoor show at the Mann. Take in timeless art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art or the Rodin Museum. Check out Science After Hours at the Franklin Institute. Walk or bike... Read more →

CNB CONSUMER ALERT: The 20 Most Dangerous Cities for Pedestrians in 2022, Included Jersey City and Elizabeth

courtesy of animated GIF on GIFER - by Kajizilkree Pedestrians should always keep their wits about them when traversing busy streets, but walkers in these 20 cities should especially be on high alert for careless — or reckless — drivers. For those looking to experience a city to its fullest, walking is often the best way to do so. Finding new restaurants or shops, appreciating urban scenery, and meeting new people are all easiest when traveling by foot. Plus, walking offers exercise and fresh air that most other means of transportation — especially driving — can’t match. Unfortunately, many Americans... Read more →

American Legion Post 184 Wildwood NJ Give Veteran 'Best Medicine' With A Buddy Check

American Legion Post 184, Wildwood, (4200 Atlantic Ave) By Cameran Richardson JUN 13, 2022 American Legion Post 184 Commander Norman Marlin was sitting in his office at the post home in Wildwood, N.J., when department and national leadership walked in the morning of June 8. They were there to do a Buddy Check on him. “We know you’ve been through some tough times, we love you, we love what you’ve done for The American Legion here in New Jersey, Cape May County, this post here for many, many years,” said Chuck Robbins, a past Department of New Jersey commander and... Read more →

70-Plus Year Old Man dies During Open Water Classic competition of the Escape the Cape

CNBNewsnet graphic files LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ –The Lower Township Police Department released the following information pertaining to the death of an elderly man during the Open Water Classic Competion on Sunday. On Sunday, June 12, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a 70 plus year old male from Wilmington, Delaware participating in the Triathlon became in need of medical attention. The athlete had nearly completed this classic race portion of the Escape the Cape Triathlon when he was spotted in distress by lifeguards near the swim finish. The man was taken from the water to the beach in Lower Township near David... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Check Out The Kick Back Tiki Cruises in Wildwood This Summer Season

Two shore locals have teamed up to bring their passion project to the waves of the Jersey Shore this summer. Vineland native Captain Tim Merighi and Ocean City business partner Matt Sawyer announce the launch of Kick Back Tiki Cruises out of Wildwood, New Jersey. Their new tiki boat and floating bar will offer private chartered BYO cruises departing several times a day from their dock at 626 W. 26th Avenue. Cruise options will include Rise N Shine, Mid-Day, Afternoon, Happy Hour, Sunset and Wildwood by Night, with prices from $350 to $500 for up to six people at a... Read more →

American Cancer Society’s Bike-A-Thon Sunday; Ben Franklin Bridge Will Close for 2 Hours

The Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed in both directions to all vehicular traffic from 5:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2022 for the American Cancer Society’s Bike-A-Thon: Bridge to the Beach event. PATCO train service and the bridge's pedestrian walkway will not be impacted by the roadway closure. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route, such as the Walt Whitman Bridge or PATCO during that time period. Read more →

The Atlantic City Air Show Event Just Weeks Away

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ --The Greater Atlantic City Chamber has announced that the always-popular Atlantic City Airshow “A Salute to Those Who Serve” will return to the city by the shore on Wednesday, August 24, and will be powered by Meet AC, the event’s premier sponsor. “We couldn’t be happier that Meet AC is the premier sponsor of the Atlantic City Airshow for 2022,” said Michael Chait, president of the Chamber. “It makes so much sense to have the city’s ultimate destination management company partner with this iconic Atlantic City event.” “As Atlantic City’s Destination Management Organization (DMO), we are thrilled... Read more →

CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Young Anglers Show Off Their Catch

June 8, 2022 Young anglers (left to right) Ronae’ Heard, Emily Jackson, and Lincoln Christopher proudly hold up their first catches. Photos by (left to right) Angel Renee Stewart, Adam Jackson, and Kristin Christopher. Even if it’s not official yet, summertime is here and families are enjoying time fishing together. Bluegill sunfish, white perch, and catfish are some simple species that are easy for our younger anglers to catch and feel the excitement that fishing can provide. Forecast Summary: June 8 – June 14: For the second week of June, expect perfect conditions for enjoying fishing in Maryland’s Bay waters... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: A.C. Casinos Pled Poor Mouth to Get Tax Breaks, Now City Residents Are Picking Up The Tab

Atlantic City Boardwalk courtesy of Dream-Works by Alison Burdo, The Press of Atlantic City ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Last fall, amid the second year of the pandemic, Atlantic City’s casino executives painted a dire picture for New Jersey’s Legislature. Their brick-and-mortar properties were struggling. And despite thriving online gaming businesses, casinos said they were losing most of that revenue to companies that operate the internet gambling sites. If policymakers didn’t cut casinos’ tax burdens, industry leaders forecast “grave danger” ahead. The... Read more →

Living Shoreline Social Marketing Webinar June 16

A social marketing strategy to improve shoreline management is the topic of a free webinar at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 16, presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in partnership with the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee. The webinar speaker is Rachel Felver, the communications director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, who will provide an overview of the strategy involving a community-based social marketing campaign. Felver’s presentation will showcase how the campaign influences environmentally sensitive actions in relation to shoreline management, specifically with living shorelines. The webinar will highlight how shoreline degradation has a direct... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL NEWS: All work and no play is boring...

A Complete Guide to Events & Festivals in Greater Philadelphia This Summer Head to Philly for a summer full of street fests, concerts, games and more. READ MORE JUNE HIGHLIGHTS 31 Great Things to Do on the Delaware River Waterfront Right Now SIPPING, STROLLING, LOUNGING, KAYAKING AND MORE READ MORE Where to Celebrate Juneteenth This Year HISTORICAL REENACTMENTS, AFRICAN-INSPIRED PROGRAMMING AND LIVE PERFORMANCES READ MORE SPONSORED Beach Days at Peddler’s Village SAND SCULPTURES AND BLOCK PARTIES TAKE OVER IN JUNE READ MORE 26 Things to Do in Philadelphia & the Countryside This Week & Weekend INCLUDING THE RETURN OF THE... Read more →

NJ POLITICS: PIGNATELLi vs Van Drew (watch)

About Sean Pignatelli As a small business owner and member of the Carpenter's Union, Sean has a plan to" bring jobs back to South Jersey, end mask mandates, give parents a voice in their children's classrooms, and reinforce the community's support for local police. Pignatelli has been campaigning to support veterans and secure 2nd Amendment Rights. Pignatelli's wife Robin is a front line worker at a local hospital, and his 3 sons attend school locally. Sean's motivation for helping others and entering politics happened when his brother passed away suddenly in June of 2020 from an overdose. Since then, Sean... Read more →

Sean Figaro, aka “Carlito,” aka “Carlito the don,” 35, of Atlantic City Sentenced for Heroin Trafficking

and for Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Witness Tampering CAMDEN City N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison for heroin trafficking, firearms, and witness tampering charges, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. CRIME Sean Figaro, aka “Carlito,” aka “Carlito the don,” 35, was convicted in July 2019 of distribution of heroin, possession of a firearm in furtherance of his heroin distribution, witness tampering, conspiracy to commit witness tampering, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Figaro was convicted following a one-week trial before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie... Read more →

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2022 hurricane season Editor's Note: Click on the image to download. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reminds all boaters to prepare for the 2022 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 65% chance of an above-normal season, a 25% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. All boaters should make sure they are ready... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: U.S. Spending Billions to Save Salmon

image courtesy of SplendidSadArmedcrab-max-1mb.gif The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon. The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway. by Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Irena Hwang, ProPublica, photography by Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Oregon Public Broadcasting ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. CARSON, Wash. — The fish were on their way to be executed. One minute, they were swimming around a concrete pond. The next, they were being dumped onto a stainless steel table set on an incline. Hook-nosed... Read more →

NJ Politics: Sean Pignatelli Interview, U.S. Congress Candidate 2nd District, Republican (Watch)

Republican Party Network The Democrats have declared war on America. Inflation numbers are continuing to hurt all Americans. We will restore America by lowering the costs Americans pay. We will Make America Great Again! Sean has both the experience and knowledge on his side to aid him in his candidacy. As a member of the Carpenter's Union and a small business owner Sean is ready to bring jobs back to South Jersey, end mask mandates, give parents a voice in their children's classrooms, and reinforce our police officers so they can not only protect us, but protect themselves more efficiently.... Read more →

Regarding Upcoming SJ's Republican Primary: Will A Constitutional Conservative Emerge Victorious

With only a few days to go until the primary election (scheduled for June 7th) in NJ’s Congressional District 2, and mail-in ballots ready to be received soon, voters will decide if they will be represented by a Constitutional Conservative. Incumbent Jeff Van Drew is facing two direct challenges from John Barker and Sean Pignatelli. "Jeff Van Drew was elected to represent conservative values and he hasn't done that at all. I'm running as the only true Constitutional Conservative." Said Cumberland County Resident Sean Pignatelli who is challenging Van Drew in the Republican primary. Cumberland County Resident Sean Pignatelli is... Read more →

WILDWOOD SUMMER NEWS: Kick Back Tiki Cruises

KICK BACK TIKI CRUISES LAUNCH IN WILDWOOD WITH PRIVATE CHARTERED BYO CRUISES WILDWOOD, NJ --(CNBNewsnet) Two shore locals have teamed up to bring their passion project to the waves of the Jersey Shore this summer. Vineland native Captain Tim Merighi and Ocean City business partner Matt Sawyer announce the launch of Kick Back Tiki Cruises out of Wildwood, New Jersey. Their new tiki boat and floating bar will offer private chartered BYO cruises departing several times a day from their dock at 626 W. 26th Avenue. Cruise options will include Rise N Shine, Mid-Day, Afternoon, Happy Hour, Sunset, and Wildwood... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Beach Haven Auctioning Off Seven 1-Year Boat Slip Rentals, Proceeds to Help Community

BEACH HAVEN, NJ--Once again, the Borough of Beach Haven is auctioning off 1-year boat slip rentals for very cheap — bidding starts at just $650! These online auctions are open to the public at municibid.com and end on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. New Jersey residents are able to bid in these government auctions online, 24/7, on Municibid. Why are these auctions important? All of the proceeds from these auctions are going right back into improving the Borough of Beach Haven’s local community. 100% of the proceeds from these auctions go back to the Borough of Beach Haven. These funds are... Read more →

Coast Guard Urges Public to Practice Safe Boating During New York Fleet Week

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard encourages members of the public to review and participate in safe boating practices during National Safe Boating Week and New York Fleet Week 2022. In conjunction with National Safe Boating Week, Fleet Week will take place in New York from May 25 to May 31. Fleet Week recognizes and honors military members and is historically a busy weekend for the boating community. Fleet Week also means an increase in military vessels and maritime traffic in New York harbor and the Hudson River. The Coast Guard asks the public to be aware of the following... Read more →

Daria Giles, of Brooklawn/Ocean City, age 68; Part Owner of the Westbrook Family Bowling Center for 50 Years

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 25, 2022)--Saturday, May 21, 2022 Daria Giles, (nee Cerrone) of Brooklawn and Ocean City died at the age of 68. Loving and devoted wife and best friend of 48 years to James W. Giles. Loving mother of Ryan Giles (Caitlin) and Aysha Giles (John). Cherished Mom-Mom of Abby (the favorite), Liam, Ky, Kez, Molly (the dog), and the turtles. Beloved sister of Joanne Franco (Mike) and Aunt to Michael, Shelle, and Kell; dearest friend of Annie and Karen. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph J. Cerrone and Doris L. Cerrone (nee Sprague). Daria was a pillar in her... Read more →

Just in Time for Memorial Day, Chickie's and Pete's Free Toll Friday on AC Expressway

Philadelphia, PA - After a two-year pandemic hiatus, iconic Delaware Valley based restaurant group Chickie’s and Pete’s will kick-off summer by paying travelers tolls Memorial Day Weekend. Chickie’s and Pete’s will once again partner with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Atlantic City Expressway for “Free Toll Friday." While gas prices and travel costs are on the rise, Chickie's and Pete's picks up the tab in one of the region's best summertime traditions. Chickie’s & Pete’s, home of world famous Crabfries®, will be paying tolls (cash and EZ Pass) for all drivers at the Eastbound Egg Harbor, New... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Memorial Day Events

Avalon Hosts Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday, May 30th American Legion Post #331 (Stone Harbor/Avalon) and the Borough of Avalon will host a Memorial Day parade and ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022. The parade will step off at 32ndStreet and Dune Drive and proceed north to Veterans Plaza where the ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the parade. DOWN THE SHORE The Guest of Honor at the event will be Command Chief Master Sergeant (ret) Michael R Francis, United States Air Force. Francis concluded his military service as the seventh State Command Chief for the New... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: The Story Behind The Cape May Point Ghost Tracks.

POSTED BY: ADMIN MAY 15, 2022 Let me tell you a little bit about the Ghost Tracks on the beach at Cape May Point. When I was a kid, it was a magnesite plant. After it was closed in 1983, the local kids used it as a go kart track before they fenced it off and closed access to the property. So, here’s the story, in the 1920’s The Cape May Sand and Gravel Company that at one time had a sand processing plant at Sunset Beach that used trains to hall sand to the gravel company. The Cape May... Read more →

NJ Politics: Sean Pignatelli, Says Van Drew is a RINO!

Jeff Van Drew Running on Misinformation Again Sean Pignatelli, Van Drew’s Primary opponent, released the following statement: Recently a video posted in December of 2021 was labeled misinformation by YouTube. This has social media companies in a frenzy reviewing all of current Congressman Jeff Van Drew's posts.The video was opinion based that Jeff Van Drew received an endorsement from Donald Trump for the 2022 election, but this was a lie and labeled as such. NEW JERSEY POLITICS Back in December of 2021 Jeff Van Drew attended an event in Mar-A-Lago. During this event former President Donald Trump called out 13... Read more →

Laquay Gibbs, of Egg Harbor, Arrested for Narcotic Offenses

Laquay Gibbs MAYS LANDING –An Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with numerous narcotics offenses, following a Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit investigation that began in December 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 4, 2022, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant upon a 2020 Acura TLX at 805 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ. Laquay Gibbs, 40, of Egg Harbor City was arrested during a pedestrian stop prior to the execution of the search warrant. Members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and... Read more →

Meredith Hanrahan of Ventnor City receives MD degree

from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine conferred Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees upon its Class of 2022 at commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 15 SCRANTON, PA (05/19/2022)-- Meredith Hanrahan of Ventnor City was among the members of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's Class of 2022 who received an MD degree at commencement ceremonies held Sunday, May 15. Julie Byerley, M.D., M.P.H., Geisinger Commonwealth's president and dean, welcomed guests and graduates. Greetings were offered on behalf of the school's board of directors by board chair Virginia McGregor and Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu, M.D. William Jeffries, Ph.D., vice... Read more →

Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children will host a Community Open House on Saturday, May 28

In celebration of its 50th camp season, the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children will host a Community Open House on Saturday, May 28. The event will take place at the Diller Home from 11 am-2pm at 127 26th Street, Avalon. “We are thrilled to be celebrating 50 years of providing an all-expense paid week of summer camp for blind and visually impaired children,” says Douglas Heun, longtime President of the Board of Directors. “As a thank you to our community for their continued support over the last 50 years, we would like to invite you to celebrate... Read more →

Coast Guard Parade at Cape May Base May 29

CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Memorial Day Sunset Parade on the training center’s parade field, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Ceremonial Drill Team. More than 350 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the parade field at sunset. This sunset parade honors the Coast Guard’s Gold Star Program, recognizing the sacrifices of the families whose loved ones died in service. The gates... Read more →

Sponsors Needed for Samaritan Golf Tournament

A Good Cause on June 27, 2022 Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan’s annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 27 at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton. All proceeds from the event support Samaritan’s family of services that enhance the lives of those coping with issues of aging, serious illness, or grief, and all those who care about them throughout South Jersey. “Each year, we hold our annual golf tournament to raise awareness and funds to support the essential, life-enhancing services we provide in communities throughout South... Read more →

HSI Philadelphia Probe Nets Former Liberian Rebel General of Mays Landing NJ

- for immigration fraud PHILADELPHIA – An investigation headed by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia field office led to the arrest of a former Liberian rebel general on May 5. Agents from HSI Philadelphia arrested Laye Sekou Camara, a/k/a “K-1,” a/k/a “Dragon Master,” 43, of Mays Landing, NJ, who has been indicted on the charge of use of an immigration document obtained by fraud. The Indictment alleges that in June 2011, Camara submitted an application for a non-immigrant visa to the United States. In that application Camara falsely contended, among other things, that he: 1) was not a member... Read more →

NJ Assemblyman Don Guardian to Participate in German Transatlantic Exchange

Focusing on Climate and Renewable Energy Policy ATLANTIC CITY ⁠— Assemblyman Don Guardian (photo) today announced that he has been selected as one of seven state legislators in America to participate in the Aspen Institute Germany’s transatlantic exchange program, the Laboratories of Democracy Initiative. The program, which is meant to foster stronger ties between the US and Germany at the subnational level, includes a bipartisan delegation of state legislators from Florida, Massachusetts, California, Washington, and West Virginia. The group will depart on Monday and spend a week in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern learning about their innovative approach to climate... Read more →

CNB Fishing News Maryland: Angler Alonzo Magee Catches His First Fish, a Bluegill

Maryland Fishing Report – May 11 by Erik Zlokovitz Maryland DNR Recreational Fisheries Outreach Angler Alonzo Magee caught his first fish — a bluegill — in a Gaithersburg pond. Photo by Leroy Hyson The big story recently was a major storm system with heavy rains and northeasterly winds, which brought flooding conditions to the Potomac, Susquehanna, and other rivers and streams across Maryland. Fishing conditions should slowly get back to normal with a stretch of warmer sunny days and lighter winds. The shad run should continue until late May, and the 2022 striped bass trophy season will run through May... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Coast Guard Rescues Two After 33-Foot Sail Boat Grounded Offshore Near Little Egg Inlet

COUPLE RESCUED--An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, stands with two survivors May 6, 2022, after the aircrew rescued the couple. The two people were aboard a 33-foot sailing vessel when it grounded and overturned in heavy weather offshore from Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ##### ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 7, 2022)(CNBNews)-- — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine radio Friday at about 8... Read more →

The Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series May 14-15

The Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, a best-in-class running series Bringing the Fun to the Run™ through music, entertainment, and community immersion will make its way to the Atlantic City Boardwalk in 2022, following a two-year wait. The inaugural edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Atlantic City is scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, 2022, with distances including half marathon and 5K. Presale registration for the 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Atlantic City opens on Thursday, Oct. 28. Runners and walkers alike can register by clicking here. For more information on the Rock... Read more →