Shore News Today
E-mail Print

Update: Second line of strong thunderstorms headed toward South Jersey

For the second time in as many hours, a line of heavy thunderstorms is headed across the Delaware Bay and will strike South Jersey in the next hour or so, according to the National Weather Service. For the second time in as many hours, a line of heavy thunderstorms is headed across the Delaware Bay and will strike South Jersey in the next hour or so, according to the National Weather Service. For the second time in as many hours, a line of heavy thunderstorms is headed across the Delaware Bay and will strike South Jersey in the next hour or so, according to the National Weather Service.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Galloway skunk marks county’s 7th rabies case in 2014

GALLOWAY – A skunk collected from the 200 block of Odessa Avenue in Galloway has been confirmed as the seventh case of rabies in Atlantic County this year, but the first found in Galloway, according to the county Division of Public Health. 

This is the second rabies case found in a skunk. The other previous cases involved four raccoons and one fox.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Margate attorney pens book about controversial Higbee trial

Attorney and author D. William Subin and his wife, Petra “Petie” Subin, join investigator Manford Ridgeway at a book signing Friday, Aug. 24 at Ozzie’s Luncheonette in Longport. Attorney and author D. William Subin and his wife, Petra “Petie” Subin, join investigator Manford Ridgeway at a book signing Friday, Aug. 24 at Ozzie’s Luncheonette in Longport. LONGPORT – Longtime attorney D. William “Bill” Subin of Margate spent three years writing a book about his successful defense of a New Jersey state trooper who Subin said should have never been criminally charged with causing the death of two teenage sisters.

Subin, who self-published his memoir, “Closing the Gap: The Trial of Trooper Robert Higbee” in October 2013, greeted customers and supporters Friday, Aug. 24 at Ozzie’s Luncheonette, where Longport Media was broadcasting the day’s edition of Barbara Altman’s Front Porch radio show.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

South Jersey August weather was among the wettest, coldest ever

You can file August 2014 as one of the coldest and wettest in history, according to the Northeast Climate Resource Center and the National Weather Service./Northeast Regional Climate Center. You can file August 2014 as one of the coldest and wettest in history, according to the Northeast Climate Resource Center and the National Weather Service./Northeast Regional Climate Center. You can file August 2014 as one of the coldest and wettest on record, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center and the National Weather Service.

Here is the number breakdown on an historically cold and wet August 2014:

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Bongo Café to close Sept. 13

The Bongo Café and Grille on Bay Avenue in Ocean City has announced it will close on Saturday, Sept. 13. The Bongo Café and Grille on Bay Avenue in Ocean City has announced it will close on Saturday, Sept. 13.

OCEAN CITY — The Bongo Café and Grille on Bay Avenue in Ocean City has announced it will close on Saturday, Sept. 13.

According to a post by the owners on the Bongo Café Facebook page, the reason for the closure is the effect the roadwork on Bay Avenue has had on business.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Ocean City welcomes fall

Jen Marra / Participants of all ages find creative ways to throw themselves down onto the sand to win the title of The King or Queen of Plop, also known as Mr. Fall Guys or Miss Fall Gal, Friday, Aug. 29 at the Ninth Street beach.  Jen Marra / Participants of all ages find creative ways to throw themselves down onto the sand to win the title of The King or Queen of Plop, also known as Mr. Fall Guys or Miss Fall Gal, Friday, Aug. 29 at the Ninth Street beach.

OCEAN CITY — Participants of all ages find creative ways to throw themselves down onto the sand to win the title of The King or Queen of Plop, also known as Mr. Fall Guy or Miss Fall Gal, Friday, Aug. 29 at the Ninth Street beach.


Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Family reports death of Route 47 accident victim

GREEN CREEK - The family of Sammy Caraballo III, Woodbine, has reported online the death of the 21-year-old man who was hurt in a hit and run accident on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

According to the website: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Sammy Caraballo III. Sammy could light up a room and melt your heart with his smile. Let's celebrate the fact that he graced us with his presence for 21 years. Rest in peace SC3.”

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Essex County man pleads guilty in Wildwoods mortgage scheme

WILDWOOD– An Essex County man admitted Tuesday to conspiring to defraud financial institutions as part of a $15 million mortgage scheme that used phony documents and “straw buyers” to make illegal profits on overbuilt condos in the Wildwoods, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Larry Fullenwider, 63, of Belleville in EssexCounty, pleaded guilty to a second superseding indictment charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in Camden federal court.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

2 Absecon men charged in 3-week burglary spree

Absecon police officers have arrested two men they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries./Absecon Police Absecon police officers have arrested two men they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries./Absecon Police ABSECON Police arrested two Absecon men that they say targeted a Route 30 business during a three-week-long spree of burglaries.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

South Jersey heat could last through September

Some of the soaring mid-summer heat that baked the Middle Atlantic States during the recent Labor Day weekend may remain through the rest of the September weather forecast, according to long-term weather outlooks./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Some of the soaring mid-summer heat that baked the Middle Atlantic States during the recent Labor Day weekend may remain through the rest of the September weather forecast, according to long-term weather outlooks./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Some of the soaring mid-summer heat that baked South Jersey during the Labor Day weekend may remain through the rest of the September weather forecast, according to long-term weather outlooks.

Here are maps and charts covering the September weather forecast for South Jersey:

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Miss America is beauty and brains

Miss America STEM Scholarship finalists. Miss America STEM Scholarship finalists.

The 53 Miss America hopefuls made a stop in Washington DC on Labor Day, their last stop before heading to Atlantic City. In DC the women had the opportunity to learn about Miss America’s focus on access and affordability of higher education and organizations STEM emphasis. With the state contestants are Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, Miss America Organization Chairman and CEO, Sam Haskell and Kevin Latek of Gray TV.

This year, five young women pursuing education in STEM, science, technology, engineering and math related fields will be awarded $5,000 scholarships each to further their education.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Freshmen move in at Stockton (SLIDESHOW)

Susan Allen / New freshman Jamie Roskos, of Norristown, Pa., and her mother Linda and boyfriend Dan Magrow, of Brigantine, a sophomore nursing major at Stockton. Susan Allen / New freshman Jamie Roskos, of Norristown, Pa., and her mother Linda and boyfriend Dan Magrow, of Brigantine, a sophomore nursing major at Stockton. GALLOWAY – Blue carts overflowing with bedding, clothes and dorm room accessories were rolled through the parking lots as student leaders, family and friends helped new freshmen move into campus housing at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Friday, Aug. 29.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township first responders were kept busy over the Labor Day weekend with a series of motor vehicle crashes and fires.

  On Saturday, Aug. 30, two people were injured in a two-car crash that also caused a car fire. The Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company and the Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad were dispatched to Mill Road in the vicinity of the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Station #1 for a motor vehicle fire.

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

Page 1 of 4