Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference to announce the activation of a statewide Ebola preparedness plan at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Administration officials, state agencies and departments will work in a coordinated manner to ensure the health and safety of New Jersey residents is protected and to execute on decisions in an efficient and effective manner. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Gov. Chris Christie signed Executive Order 164 on Oct. 22, creating the Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team to implement the state’s Ebola preparedness plan. The plan covers airport travel, public transportation, schools and universities, and hospitals.
Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.
PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.
LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township police are investigating a suspicious phone call in which someone who identified himself as a Middle Township police detective requested credit card numbers and account names from a store manager, saying he was investigating a credit card fraud case.
The store’s business manager placed the caller on hold and immediately called the Middle Township Police Department and confirmed that there was no detective with the name he was given, according to a press release. Upon returning to the conversation with the caller, the manager attempted to obtain as much information as possible, police said.
Workers cleared all of the overgrown brush away from American Legion Post 353 to make way for the demolition of the building Monday, Oct. 20.
LINWOOD—It sounded like a million dry matchsticks snapping in half Monday morning as the excavator being used by Cobra Enterprises of Allentown, NJ finally began the demolition of the long shuttered American Post 353 on Elm Ave. Cobra was the successful bidder on the project at $21,000.
The detention of criminal suspects and state funding for environmental programs will be at issue Nov. 4 when New Jersey voters decide two statewide ballot questions.
Public Question No. 1 is a constitutional amendment that would allow courts the latitude to order pretrial detention of a person in a criminal case without a chance to post bail.
OCEAN CITY —When he took a seat at the board table at a Wednesday, Oct. 15 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education, Carl Tripician made history.
Tripician, of Longport, was representing the Longport School District, the result of a sending-receiving relationship established between the two districts this year. While permitted to participate in board discussion, the Longport representative will not be permitted to vote.
Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township
Grand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.
The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building competition between members of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department and free coffee for the first 10 days the store is open.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two suspects remain at large and four have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries from sheds over the past year, the Township of Hamilton Police Department announced today (Tuesday, Oct. 21).
Carlos Soler, 26, and Tyler Gallagher, 20, of Mays Landing remain at large with warrants for their arrest, police said.
A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.
PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.
Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013.
NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.
He was 65.
EHT school district news
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – School officials from Egg Harbor Township are scheduled to meet with Michael Carucci from Gov. Chris Christie’s counsel team this week in Trenton, a discussion they are hoping opens the administration’s eyes and ears to the financial woes it is facing from a variety of factors.
Their message, previewed in the following letter, outlines the effect of Atlantic City casino closings on the district and the rapid growth that was mandated on Egg Harbor Township over the years, as well as addresses their concerns over state debt assessments and school funding.
A cut-off nor’easter that could deliver up to 5-plus inches of rain for portions of Maine, will hang around for the next few days to create rainy, dreary and breezy conditions through Thursday for South Jersey along with 1-2 inches of rain./NWS
A cut-off nor’easter that could deliver up to 5-plus inches of rain for portions of Maine, will hang around for the next few days to create rainy, dreary and breezy conditions through Thursday for South Jersey.
Some of the misty fun begins today. Here is the latest: