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Labor Day outlook: Two out of three, not bad

A picture perfect trifecta of consecutive sunny and dry days may not be in the cards for the South Jersey Labor Day weekend. However – as the song says – two out of three, ain’t bad. Temperatures are going to soar to near 90. Here is an early look at the end of the summer, Labor Day Holiday weekend:/Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A picture perfect trifecta of consecutive sunny and dry days may not be in the cards for the South Jersey Labor Day weekend. However – as the song says – two out of three, ain’t bad. Temperatures are going to soar to near 90. Here is an early look at the end of the summer, Labor Day Holiday weekend:/Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A picture perfect trifecta of consecutive sunny and dry days may not be in the cards for the South Jersey Labor Day weekend. However – as the song says – “two out of three, ain’t bad.”

Here’s an early look at the end of the summer, Labor Day Holiday weekend:

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Millville man ignores police and pays the price

STONE HARBOR – A Millville manned learned that it’s best to pay attention to a police officer’s order when he was arrested on outstanding warrants after Stone Harbor police told him to move his SUV out of a bike lane.

Abel Hernandez-Antolin, 33, allegedly ignored Police Sgt. Greg Jackson’s directive to move his Chevrolet SUV out of a marked bike lane on Second Avenue, at about 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to a statement.

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Sexual assault charge leads to drug arrests in Wildwood

WILDWOOD – Six men were charged with various drug offenses Tuesday, Aug. 26, after Wildwood police responded to a 15-year-old girl’s report of sexual assault, police said.

Christian Terinoni, 19, Wildwood, was charged with sexual assault with injury and endangering the welfare of a child, as well as possession of psilocybin mushrooms after the girl told police that she had been assaulted at a party at about 2:40 a.m. at 4211 Park Boulevard, Unit 100, Wildwood, according to police.

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Boy scouts replace fence at Marmora VFW

Boy scouts replace fence at Marmora VFW Boy scouts with Troop 95 recently installed a fence at VFW Post 8695 in Marmora. The old fence was rotted and falling down.  MARMORA – Members of Boy Scout Troop 95 recently replaced an old fence that was falling down at VFW Post 8695 in Marmora.

The scouts contacted a fence contractor to get material, which was donated for the project. Scouts gathered with posthole diggers and shovels, and a call was made to utility companies make sure there were no underground wires or lines.

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Tropics heating up: 4 storms under watch

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four areas of interest, including Hurricane Cristobal, as the tropics appearing to becoming more active and just in time for the September hurricane season peak. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four areas of interest, including Hurricane Cristobal, as the tropics appearing to becoming more active and just in time for the September hurricane season peak. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four areas of interest, including Hurricane Cristobal, as the tropics appear to be getting more active just in time for the September hurricane season peak activity period.

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Weather Service warns of dangerous rip currents at South Jersey beaches

The National Weather Service has placed a high rip current risk in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the New Jersey shore and the Delaware beaches. The National Weather Service has placed a high rip current risk in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the New Jersey shore and the Delaware beaches. The National Weather Service has placed a high rip current risk in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the New Jersey shore and the Delaware beaches.

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Former Egg Harbor Township man charged by DEP for illegal dumping on state lands

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection’s initiative to crack down on illegal dumping in state parks and lands has yielded six more enforcement actions, all related to illegal dumping at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in Pemberton Township, 4-Mile Run Preserve in Winslow Township and the Duck Island section of Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park in Hamilton Township.

 William J. Larkin Jr., 38, formerly of Egg Harbor Township, has been charged with illegal dumping after discovery of a boat registered to him was found in the White’s Bog portion of Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. A warrant has been issued for Larkin for failing to appear in Pemberton Township Court. He faces a maximum fine of $25,000.

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Ocean Heights Ave. closure to continue Thursday, Aug. 28 in EHT, Somers Point

Traffic alert Traffic alert

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Ocean Heights Avenue will be closed Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6 a.m. to noon to all traffic from Blackman Road to the its end in Somers Point as construction crews affect repairs to the roadway at the base of the Patcong Bridge.

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EHT police find heroin and crack in car that contained infant

Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville

Warrant issued for Hallie Thompson of Williamstown for the drug offenses as well as possible child abuse charges

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  A robbery investigation led Egg Harbor Township Police to uncover heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs from a car that also contained an infant.

According to police, Hallie Thompson, 21, of Williamstown and Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville were arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of a prescription legend drug after police came across them standing outside of a 1999 Lexus during a robbery call at the Budget Motel in the West Atlantic City section of the township on Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Owner of lost snakes hands over three more to animal control

Zoo is not a home for unwanted exotic animals

A red-tailed boa turned over to authorities A red-tailed boa turned over to authorities

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The good news is the owner of the escaped snake that had township residents worried for weeks this summer has donated his three other snakes to the Cape May County Zoo.

The bad news is the zoo doesn’t want them.

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Camden Diocese nursing homes up for sale

The Diocese of Camden has decided to sell its three nursing homes, including its facility in Pleasantville, according to a statement issued Tuesday, Aug. 26 by Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan.

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Longport church rises from the ashes

Church supporters Richard Cohen, Anne Peterson Martin and Robert P. Subrianni are anxious to see the restoration projected at Church of the Redeemer fully completed. Church supporters Richard Cohen, Anne Peterson Martin and Robert P. Subrianni are anxious to see the restoration projected at Church of the Redeemer fully completed. LONGPORT – The historic restoration at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer is nearly completed. The congregation will hold its last service of the summer season at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31.

The church, which was a summertime place of worship for wealthy Philadelphia families since 1908, burned down to the sand beneath it during the freakish derecho storm on June 30, 2012.

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Pleasantville teen shot in head, treated and released

A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. PLEASANTVILLE - A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station.

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