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Navy’s supersonic aircraft put the ‘boom’ in the skies

An F-35 fighter in flight. It is likely that a fighter like this one breaking the sound barrier was heard throughout South Jersey. An F-35 fighter in flight. It is likely that a fighter like this one breaking the sound barrier was heard throughout South Jersey. Mysterious rumble solved

CAPE MAY COUNTY – A series of rumbles rolled across southern New Jersey early this week, rattling doors and windows, leaving many residents shaking their heads and wondering whether an earthquake had jolted the state.

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Ventnor man pleads guilty to defrauding IRS

CAMDEN – A Ventnor man Oct. 30 admitted he conspired to defraud the IRS of $119,880 in income taxes over approximately three years, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

William Boland, 57, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez in Camden federal court to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court, Boland and two conspirators were partners in the Atlantic City based Royal Rolling Chairs Inc., which provided rolling chair transportation on the Boardwalk.

 

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Scary northeast combination of wind, rain and snow for Halloween

This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain. Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine. This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain. Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine. This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain.

Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine.

However, we won’t escape the wind and the rain. Here is the latest:

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Jail inmate found dead in his cell

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A jail inmate was found hanging from a sheet inside of his cell at about 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, by corrections officials, according to a statement from Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Sheriff Gary Schaffer.

The inmate, Nard Sonsin, 56, was taken from his cell and attempts were made to revive him. Sonsin was then taken to Cape Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Sonsin’s next of kin have been notified of his death, the prosecutor said.

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The Halloween parade and Block Party

Best friends Anna Murray, 4, and Addison Keena, 3, dressed up in their costumes as the Wicked Witch and Dorothy both wearing the “ruby slippers.” Best friends Anna Murray, 4, and Addison Keena, 3, dressed up in their costumes as the Wicked Witch and Dorothy both wearing the “ruby slippers.” By Keri O’Connor,
Staff Photographer

The Halloween parade and Block Party was held on Saturday, Oct. 25. 

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OCHS students not deterred by Antares rocket explosion

Ocean City High School student Mercy Griffith, one of six students who designed a science experiment that was chosen to be tested in space as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program, speaks about watching the Antares rocket carrying their experiment explode, during a press conference Wednesday at the high school. Ocean City High School student Mercy Griffith, one of six students who designed a science experiment that was chosen to be tested in space as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program, speaks about watching the Antares rocket carrying their experiment explode, during a press conference Wednesday at the high school.

OCEAN CITY — At a press conference in front of the school to discuss the rocket explosion on Wednesday, Oct. 29, Ocean City Superintendent Kathleen Taylor said school officials knew the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program would be a great learning experience for students.

“Sometimes, however, one never realizes what he or she might learn,” she said. “Our students are learning that the world of science is full of twists and turns; the line between success and disappointment can sometimes be blurred.”

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Egg Harbor Township teacher, staff contract approved

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Shift in healthcare plan and additional work hours among changes approved

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – After more than two years of negotiating, the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Board of Education have reached an agreement on a teacher and staff contract for 2013 through 2016.

 The three-year agreement was passed by 83 percent of the union membership during a daytime vote Monday, Oct. 27, and by a unanimous vote among the school board members at a special evening meeting. Board member John “Jack” Haines was absent.

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Ultimate South Jersey guide to trick or treat, Halloween

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Date set for Night in Venice 2015

Date set for Night in Venice 2015 Date set for Night in Venice 2015

OCEAN CITY — Night in Venice, one of the largest boat parades of its kind, will sail down the bayfront and through the lagoons on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

The 62nd annual Night in Venice parade will begin at 6 p.m., according to Jim Mallon, assistant to Mayor Jay Gillian.

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Halloween parade a treat for Sea Isle City

Characters from the big screen appeared in Sea Isle City’s Halloween parade. Characters from the big screen appeared in Sea Isle City’s Halloween parade. SEA ISLE CITY – Frankenstein, SpongeBob SquarePants and the Phillie Phanatic took to Landis Avenue for the city’s annual Halloween parade on Friday, Oct. 17.

The Sea Isle City Division of Recreation hosted the parade.

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Somers Point man arrested after police find 250 bags of heroin in apartment

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SOMERS POINT-  A Somers Point man was arrested Thursday, Oct. 30 after police executed a search warrant on an apartment in The Gates Apartment Complex and located 250 bags of heroin, other drugs and $2,500 in cash.

According to police, Lamar Harris was charged with possession, possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute in public housing.

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Sweet treats on Asbury Ave.

Jen Marra / Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25. Jen Marra / Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25.

Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25.


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Catamaran staff picks favorite Halloween flicks

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In celebration of Halloween, the staff at The Gazette and Current newspapers picked some of their favorite movies to watch this time of year.

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