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One dead in Avalon Boulevard collision

A 51-year-old man is dead after a two car crash on Avalon Boulevard Tuesday.

Middle Township Police responded to the accident at about 4:50 p.m. April 22. According to police, a silver minivan heading east crossed the center line and struck a Green Jeep Wrangler, driven by Addison Jones, 61, of Langhorne, Pa. Jones was airlifted to Atlantic Care Medical Center City Division.

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Fire weather watch, red flag warning issued for South Jersey

The National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has issued a fire weather watch and a red flag warning today for most of New Jersey, Delaware and the eastern Shore of Pennsylvania./NWS The National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has issued a fire weather watch and a red flag warning today for most of New Jersey, Delaware and the eastern Shore of Pennsylvania./NWS The National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has issued a fire weather watch and a red flag warning today for most of New Jersey, Delaware and the eastern Shore of Pennsylvania.

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OCHS surf team to compete in national competition in California

Members of the Ocean City High School surf team, pictured with Coach Mark Miedema, center, will travel to Dana Point, Calif. in June for a national surfing championship. The team is raising money to make the trip possible and is hosting a clothing drive this weekend. Members of the Ocean City High School surf team, pictured with Coach Mark Miedema, center, will travel to Dana Point, Calif. in June for a national surfing championship. The team is raising money to make the trip possible and is hosting a clothing drive this weekend.  OCEAN CITY — Nine members of the Ocean City High School surf team will be heading to California in June, and they need your help to get there.

The team qualified to go to the National Scholastic Surfing Association’s National Interscholastic Championship in Dana Point, Calif. June 14 – 16.

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Experts hope dolphin disease has nearly run its course

A dolphin takes a breath while swimming off Ocean City Saturday with several others. Federal officials fear a deadly illness could be coming back north with the returning animals, although the hope is that the disease will peter out this spring. (photo by Bill Barlow) A dolphin takes a breath while swimming off Ocean City Saturday with several others. Federal officials fear a deadly illness could be coming back north with the returning animals, although the hope is that the disease will peter out this spring. (photo by Bill Barlow) With warming temperatures, the snowbirds are returning from Florida.

That goes for wildlife as well as human cold-averse residents. On platforms along the marshes and back bays, ospreys are choosing their nesting sites, and over the weekend, just past the wetsuited surfers in the 40-something degree water in Ocean City’s north end, a pod of dolphins made its way through the waves.

Now that the water is warming up some, the marine mammals are making their way back into local waters after migrating south for the winter.

Bob Schoelkopf, the founder and director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, said he expects to see fewer dolphins along the New Jersey coast after last year’s devastating die-off, but at the same time, the local population will likely be healthier.

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Fifth annual Tour de Tuckahoe takes off next week

Cyclists get moving at the start of the Fourth Annual Tour de Tuckahoe Bike Ride at Amanda’s Field in Petersburg. The event is the largest fundraiser for the Greater Area Tuckahoe Merchants Association’s scholarship fund. Cyclists get moving at the start of the Fourth Annual Tour de Tuckahoe Bike Ride at Amanda’s Field in Petersburg. The event is the largest fundraiser for the Greater Area Tuckahoe Merchants Association’s scholarship fund.  PETERSBURG – Township committee last week approved the Greater Tuckahoe Area Merchants Association’s request to hold the fifth annual Tour de Tuckahoe bike ride on Sunday, May 4 at Amanda’s Field in Petersburg.

Last year, the event brought more than 260 cyclists. Participants could also compete in a duathlon.

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Bayfest coming to Somers Point April 26

bayfest  SOMERS POINT  Bayfest will occupy 14 blocks along Bay Avenue with music, food, crafters and family activities 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, rain or shine.

Somers Point is expecting more than 30,000 people to flock to Bay Avenue this year for four live bands, 38 food vendors and more than 120 crafters, as well as 15 children’s activities.

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Two-car crash closes Tilton Road Update

NORTHFIELD – A two-car accident in the eastbound lane near Wendy’s Restaurant closed Tilton Road Monday afternoon, April 21, and sent one person to the hospital.

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DRBA giveth, and Christie taketh away

Governor vetoes salary increases for DRBA employees

TRENTON — The Delaware River and Bay Authority and Gov. Chris Christie disagree on how DRBA employees should be compensated. 

The DRBA issued a statement Tuesday saying the governor vetoed a resolution that would have given a 1.9 percent cost of living adjustment to union and nonunion employees.

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Hold on to your hats and everything else on Wednesday

Gusty winds reaching 30-40 mph are possible Wednesday afternoon in the aftermath of a strong low pressure system that will be responsible for today’s rain, according to the National Weather Service./NWS Gusty winds reaching 30-40 mph are possible Wednesday afternoon in the aftermath of a strong low pressure system that will be responsible for today’s rain, according to the National Weather Service./NWS Gusty winds reaching 30-40 mph are possible Wednesday afternoon in the aftermath of a strong low-pressure system that will be responsible for today’s rain, according to the National Weather Service.

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The Mom’s Beat: Children are natural environmentalists

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Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

 “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

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Investigation into Sea Isle City fire continues

 SEA ISLE CITY – The county fire marshal and the county prosecutor Monday continued their investigation into a fire that destroyed three beachfront condominiums last week, drawing firefighters from 14 South Jersey towns.

The investigation could be complete by Thursday.

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UPDATE: Mall assault suspect turns himself in

Haniff Cooper Haniff Cooper HAMILTON TOWNSHIP  –  Police have taken into custody a man wanted in connection with a box cutter assault at the Hamilton Mall Saturday, April 19, that left a victim with numerous slash wounds.

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Wildwood Spring Bike Rally weather forecast

For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen Marra For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen Marra For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather you can expect when you drop a kickstand Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:

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