Shore News Today
E-mail Print

UPDATED: Woman attacked on beach in Middle Township

Police urge witnesses to contact officials

At about 11 p.m. Sunday, July 20, the Middle Township Police Department was called to Hideaway Beach Condominium in Goshen for a report of an attempted sexual assault.

A 49-year-old woman was assaulted on the beach at the end of Cooks Beach Road. She was grabbed by an unknown man, who ripped her shirt and attempted to remove her shorts. The woman was able to get free and run to the safety of her vehicle.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Alternate route program available for Atlantic County residents seeking police training

Applications available at Tony Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township

The Atlantic County Police Training Center is now accepting applications for the next Alternate Route Program that allows eligible residents to enroll in a 23-week basic police training course without first being hired by a police agency. Graduates of the Alternate Route Program will qualify for a State of New Jersey Police Training Commission certificate upon employment.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 with a minimum of 60 college credits prior to the start of training. Two years active military duty or a combination of college and military may be substituted. They must also possess a valid New Jersey drivers license and pass a drug test.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Night in Venice to get ‘Happy’ with the Oscars

Night in Venice City still working to encourage boaters to participate in annual event

OCEAN CITY — Featuring decorated boats, music, friends, fun and family on the bay front, the 60th annual Night in Venice Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The parade lines up near the Ocean City-Longport Bridge, floating along the bay front and through the lagoons and ending at Tennessee Avenue.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Monmouth County family injured in one-car crash on GSP in Galloway

GALLOWAY– State Police are investigating a one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway at milepost 42 that sent a Monmouth County family to the hospital Sunday, State Police Captain Stephen Jones said Monday.

At 3:24 p.m. a Nissan Altima, driven by George Alexander, 59, of Marlboro, was traveling south on the parkway when he suffered a “medical issue, lost control of the vehicle and ran off to the left, struck a guardrail and the vehicle overturned,” Jones said.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

County pledges assistance for dislocated casino workers

Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson is pledging the assistance of county government for residents who are facing the threat of unemployment due to the projected closings of Revel, Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos.

More than 6,500 Atlantic City casino employees recently received Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARN) advising them in advance of scheduled closings or mass layoffs. The effective dates are: Aug. 18 for 3,286 Revel employees; Aug. 31 for 2,139 Showboat employees; and Sept. 16 for 1,153 Trump Plaza employees.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Galloway man sentenced to 3 years for defrauding timeshare owners

CAMDEN – A former employee of The Vacation Ownership Group LLC, was sentenced today, July 21, to 36 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution for conspiring to defraud owners of timeshare properties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Eric Reilly, 34, of Galloway, previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.Reilly entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman, who also imposed the sentence in Camden federal court.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Man avoids attempted armed robbery at drive-through of EHT Burger King restaurant

EHT police news EHT police news

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to rob a man while he was in the drive-through window at the Burger King on Tilton Road in the Bargaintown section of the township on Sunday, July 20.

According to police, a light-skinned black male in his late teens or early 20s approached the passenger side window of the victim’s car while he was in the drive through lane of the fast food restaurant around 7 p.m. He victim told police the man showed a handgun and demanded his property from inside the car. Instead of handing it over, the 59-year old victim pulled forward and began honking the horn, a decision that caused the alleged armed robber to flee on foot south on Hingston Avenue.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Middle Township Police administer Narcan for the first time

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP— Middle Township Police administered Narcan for the first time Friday, July 18 in the Burleigh section of the township, the department announced.

Around 4 p.m., police responded to a call that there was a 20-year-old woman unconscious as a result of a possible drug overdose on Pershing Avenue.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Longport readies for Wounded Warrior Week

LONGPORT – American Legion Post 469 has kicked-off its third annual Wounded Warrior Week campaign, which provides a one-week, all-expense-paid vacation at the Jersey Shore for a Wounded Warrior and immediate family members. 

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

National Hurricane Center monitoring Atlantic Ocean storm for development

Officials at the National Hurricane Center say they are watching an organizing area of thunderstorms that could turn into the second tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season./NHC Officials at the National Hurricane Center say they are watching an organizing area of thunderstorms that could turn into the second tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season./NHC Officials at the National Hurricane Center say they are watching an organizing area of thunderstorms that could turn into the second tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Atlantic County opens Nutrition site at Galloway Township Senior Center

GALLOWAY– A new Atlantic County senior nutrition site is available to Atlantic County residents 60 years and older at the recently opened Galloway Township Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike.

The nutrition site provides recreational and social activities as well as a complimentary hot meal at lunch time. It is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is no charge to attend; however, a $1 donation is suggested. Lunch reservations are required two days prior to attendance and can be made by calling (609) 241-0246.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Knights of Columbus announce 2014-15 scholarship winners

Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342. Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342. Nine high school students have received Edward J. Walls Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarships for the 2014-15 school year from the Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Heart of Surfing aims to let everyone hang 10

  Surf Instructor Bob Fertsch on the beach in Ventnor with Deborah Fabi of Margate, Jamie Fertsch of Egg Harbor Township and Marc Fabi of Margate. Surf Instructor Bob Fertsch on the beach in Ventnor with Deborah Fabi of Margate, Jamie Fertsch of Egg Harbor Township and Marc Fabi of Margate. VENTNOR- Local fathers combined their love for surfing with their love of special needs individuals with Heart of Surfing surf camp.

Bob Fertsch and Vinnie Lorenzi of Egg Harbor Township have brought opportunity to the beaches of Ventnor with the Heart of Surfing camp, a non-profit organization that strives to give individuals with special needs the opportunity to learn to surf.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 Next > End >>

Page 1 of 4