In the wonderfully creepy ‘Hogfather,’ it’s up to Death and his daughter to save Hogswatch.
The Yule Blog, Dec. 6
19 days until Christmas
Christmas has its share of dark and just plain bad films
The whole idea of what counts as weird is a little warped for those of us who grew up on Rankin-Bass stop-motion Christmas specials. When the singing and dancing Heat Miser and his brother Snow Miser are among your earliest childhood memories, it’s hard to evaluate “normal.”
Still, there are a few of us out there who would rather talk about the infamous Star Wars holiday special than their favorite scenes in “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Thursday, Dec. 5 that eight people, including a former bank teller, have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring using account information stolen from customers of TD Bank to steal more than $150,000 at bank branch offices in New Jersey. The withdrawals were made at TD Bank branch offices in Absecon, Northfield, Galloway Township, Somers Point, Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Stratford, Gloucester Township, Washington Township (Gloucester County), Deptford, West Deptford, Mantua, Glassboro, Mullica Hill, Williamstown and East Windsor.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Nearly a month after most voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 5 general election, it appears that the State Assembly race in District 2 is complete, with Northfield Mayor Vince Mazzeo winning by the slightest of margins - only 39 votes - over incumbent John Amodeo of Margate - 25,127 to 25,166.
Last Updated on Thursday, December 05, 2013 01:31 pm
LINWOOD—Police here participated with officers from the Atlantic City Police Task Force to execute a search warrant at 901 Woodlynne Blvd. on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The residence is at the corner of East Poplar Ave. and Woodlynne, one short block off Shore Road. The area was closed to vehicular traffic during the investigation.
Last Updated on Friday, December 06, 2013 11:13 am
Colony Club of Ocean City hosts Coach Bingo in November as a fundraiser for local scholarships.
OCEAN CITY — They’ve gathered monthly for fellowship, fun and community involvement for more than 63 years. With 90 active members, the Colony Club of Ocean City is still going strong.
December to remember for its warm temperatures is going to change in a big way and soon, according to a hazardous weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service.
A December to remember for its warm temperatures is going to change in a big way and soon, according to a hazardous weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service.
Last Updated on Thursday, December 05, 2013 04:40 pm
Savannah Masker with her furry friend, Sadie.
Savannah Masker of Mays Landing is not your average sixth-grader. She has a passion for a special cause, and through that her independent community service project, “Christmas for Canines,” was born.
From Dec. 1 through Dec. 21 she will be collecting donations of pet food and pet supplies that will benefit the nonprofit organization, Atlantic County Canines of New Jersey.
Last Updated on Thursday, December 05, 2013 03:39 pm
VILLAS – Lower Township police said Thursday that they had arrested three men as a result of a 2.5-month investigation.
A burglary was reported on the 100 block of Delaware Avenue in the Villas on Thursday, Sept. 5. Through an investigation, detectives identified and arrested Jonathan R. Redden of Rio Grande, Ronald P. Moore of Villas, and Anthony J. McCarraher of Wildwood.
LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower and Middle townships are working together on a proposed continuous bike path from the bay to the county zoo.
Local officials first announced the proposal to connect the two communities’ bikeways last July. They revealed a conceptual plan for the project at a Thursday, Nov. 26 meeting at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal in Lower Township.