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Incumbent Congressman Jan Van Drew Endorsed by Camden County Republicans

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

Pedestrian Killed Walking On Williamstown Road Crossing AC Expressway Bridge

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

Big Game Specials Announced for North Beach Atlantic City

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

Sports Books Set to Spend Another Night at the Movies with Odds on Academy Awards

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — Sportsbooks in New Jersey are the first offering movie buffs the opportunity to join their favorite actors, actresses, and directors as big winners from the 92nd Academy Awards. A year after New Jersey’s retail and online sportsbooks broke new ground in the United States by offering legal betting on the Academy Awards for the first time, the Garden State is once again offering odds on the Oscars, which is set for Sunday, Feb. 9. To prepare for the movie industry’s star-studded... Read more →

10 Ideas For Unforgettable Winter Breaks

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 20, 2020)--Winter can be a very difficult season for a lot of people. There’s the ever-present seasonal affective disorder (or SAD), of course, but there are many more reasons to feel fed up with the colder months. Chief among them is the struggle to find a decent place to go on holiday. For obvious reasons, travel is often cheaper in the winter months, but many people just don’t know where they should go. We’re here to help. Here are ten ideas for unforgettable winter... Read more →

Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois Endorses Van Drew

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

Dept. of Justice News: Casino Cheaters Caught

Dealer and Player Conspired to Cheat two Maryland Casinos out of More Than $1 Million After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni headed home to New York with more than $850,000 in winnings. The odds of winning any given hand of baccarat stand at just under 50 percent. But Ni and his tablemates won an astounding 18 of 21 hands—including one run of 14 straight wins. The next day, the casino called the FBI’s Baltimore... Read more →

CAPE MAY COUNTY: Route 47/S Delsea Drive to be closed and detoured for priority roadway repair beginning next week

Closure in place until June to repair sinkholes undermining the road LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--(January 17, 2020)--New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that Route 47/ S Delsea Drive will be closed and detoured beginning Monday for priority roadway repairs in Middle Township, Cape May County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, January 20, NJDOT’s contractor Mount Construction is scheduled to close and detour Route 47 in both directions between Indian Trail Road and Springers Mill Road for priority repairs to a culvert over Dias... Read more →

Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March In Boardwalk Hall

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

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

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

Trending Destinations To Consider For Your 2020 Vacation 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 17, 2020)-- As January is said to be one of the most depressing months of the year, it could be time to start planning your next vacation. With deals and offers hitting our screens ready to get you out of the winter blues, check out some of the best destinations to consider for your next getaway. Hawaii For a blissful vacation, not far from home shores, Hawaii is the perfect remedy. Its beautiful mix of beaches and resorts offers you the chance to soak... Read more →

Rock Band from Gloucester City Releases New Album

The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City photo courtesy of New Jersey Stage GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City, NJ have released a brand new EP titled Stardust Disco, according to NewJerseyStage.com This EP finds the band shedding some skin from their last release, Never Felt So Good, and showing off their appreciation for pop music. Just think of some of the more radio friendly hits of bands like The Clash and Pixies mixed with the beautiful vocal arrangements... Read more →


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

State of South Jersey home remodeling market and 2020 home improvement trends

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Home remodeling has become a $380 billion industry, and the renovation market is steadily improving. Remodelers have been busy for the past couple of years in South Jersey, and the forecast is that the market will still be good at least for the next few years according to Pressofatlanticcity. Even high-spending metropolitan markets have remodeling growth potential. Experts, many of which started out in new construction, were laid off during the recession of a decade ago and started their own remodeling businesses, predict... Read more →

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

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

Introduction to Online Casinos

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

Millville Woman Arrested for Killing Companion with Nail Clipper

MILLVILLE, NJ--On January 12, 2020, at 1:06 am, officers from the Millville Police Department and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the area of Country Meadows, 2300 South 2nd Street, Millville for a reported stabbing victim. Upon arrival on scene, responding officers located Axel Torres (of above address – Lot#31, age 35 years old), in front of Lot #31, unresponsive and suffering from a knife wound to his left leg. On scene officers began to render aid at which time emergency medical personnel arrived... Read more →

Mays Landing Man with a Gun Arrested by Winslow Township Police

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 11, 2020)--Police were dispatched to Red Fox Trail at approximately 20:00 Hours for a report of a man armed with a handgun. Police officers met with a female victim. She reported that she drove and parked in front of her home. As she exited her vehicle, she heard a noise, turned and saw a black male pointing a handgun at her. She screamed and the male fled towards S. Cedar Brook Road. K-9 assistance was called to the area to search... Read more →

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

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

Murphy Signs Bill That Bans Shark Fins

Yesterday, Murphy signed S2905 (Singleton), which prohibits certain possession, sale, trade, distribution, or offering for sale of shark fins. “The shark population has been decimated. This legislation will go a long way toward helping protect them in New Jersey. Shark finning has led to the overfishing and overexploitation of shark species. Since shark fin soup is a delicacy, the fins are sold at high prices resulting in tens of millions of sharks being killed every year. This has led to a dramatic decrease in the... Read more →

New Jersey and Pennsylvania continue to dominate the sports betting market

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

Bill Raroha, Vietnam War Army Veteran; Building Contractor; Audubon High Alum; Outdoorsman

The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart. Bill was a “sweet” heart. William G. Raroha was poignant, sensitive and thoughtful. He was just a big kid who loved spending time outdoors fishing and hunting. On Wednesday January 1st, 2020 we all started something new. After 74 years, Bill had finished his life’s chores and headed out to sea. Along with his fishin’ pole he headed out to the ole fishin’ hole where every day is fishing for him.... Read more →

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

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

January Polar Bear Plunge in The Wildwoods

Join in the fun of a January Polar Bear Plunge at the Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods Beach! Registration begins at 10 a.m. Plunge begins at 1 p.m. Event supports training and competition for more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, call 609.896.8000 or visit http://www.NJPolarPlunge.org. Read more →

Egg Harbor Township Man Murdered in his Home

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

Mental Health, Suicide Awareness Key During Holiday Season

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

Avalon Recognizes Employees, Municipal Engineer for Contributions and Achievements

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

Former Republican Robert Turkavagex Announces Run for NJ Second District CongressionalSeat

Today, I am announcing that I intend to seek the support of the Democratic Party to be their nominee for the United States House of Representatives for the Second District of New Jersey. Two weeks ago, after almost a lifetime of affiliation with the Republican Party, I changed my Robert Turkavagex party affiliation from Republican to Democrat. A number of events over the past few years made this change unavoidable. First, the GOP, long regarded as a staunch defender of fiscal responsibility, bears primary responsibility... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: The Striped Bass Bonus Program

The 2019 Striped Bass Bonus Program (SBBP) closed at 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Permits issued for 2019 are not valid in 2020. Applications for the 2020 SBBP are not currently being accepted. A new application must be submitted for 2020 when available. The NJ Marine Fisheries Council will make decisions early in 2020 regarding the future of the 2020 SBBP. The Division will provide information regarding 2020 applications for individual anglers and party/charter boat owners once a decision is announced. Updated and new... Read more →

New Year's Eve Entertainment in New Jersey

Sahara Sam’s Water Park offers a New Year’s Eve Midnight at the Oasis party from 7:00 until 12:30. The park’s water attractions will be open, as well as games, limbo and a Foam Party. Sahara Sam’s also provides food, party goods and a champagne/apple cider toast, all for $68.99. Kids under 2 go for free! The Adventure Aquarium in Camden The Adventure Aquarium in Camden’s New Year’s Splash begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. The day includes a DJ dance party, visiting... Read more →

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

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

DOWN THE SHORE: Ocean City Fiberglass Offers Top Customer Service

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

Dawn DiGiacomo Loved Life; Died Too Soon

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2019)--—Funeral services for Dawn DiGiacomo will be held this afternoon starting 4 PM to 6 PM at McCann-Healey Funeral Home 851 Monmouth Dawn DiGiacomo Street., Gloucester City. Dawn was a lifelong resident of Gloucester educated in the local Catholic School system, She graduated from Gloucester Catholic in 1987. Her husband Vince DiGiacomo said he and Dawn were together for 32 years. He said that Dawn wasn't sick for very long. "She was having... Read more →

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

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