EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An alternating lane closure will be in effect 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road (Route 559) for work on the 100-year-old Catawba Bridge over Miry Run, according to Atlantic County officials.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 07:53 pm R.J. Liberatore Jr.
Pleasantville police officers have arrested a 25-year-old city man and charged him with critically shooting a man and a woman and leaving them for dead on Main Street over the weekend.
PLEASANTVILLE _ Pleasantville police detectives have arrested a 25-year-old city man and charged him with shooting a man and a woman and leaving them for dead on Main Street over the weekend.
Friday, October 24, 2014 04:07 pm Christie Rotondo
The Anglesea Fire Company flew its giant American flag on the back of its fire truck while friends and relatives lined up outside St. Ann’s church in Wildwood to pay their respects to Bill Henfey, who died Tuesday, Oct. 21.
WILDWOOD — Local dignitaries, law enforcement officials, and hundreds of friends and family filled St. Ann’s Church Friday morning to lay former North Wildwood mayor Bill Henfey to rest.
He died Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the age of 65 after falling ill last year.
State rejects plan to contract for homeless services
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Cape May County officials are considering a move that they say would give homeless individuals access to food and job counseling, as well as shelter, while saving the state as much as $60,000 a year.
So far, the state has said no.
Local officials say the denial stems from confusion at the state level.
Ocean City Police warn of fraudulent bill collection scheme
OCEAN CITY — Police issued a fraud alert on Monday, Oct. 27 after receiving multiple reports of attempted fraud at local businesses over the last several weeks.
According to a press release from the Ocean City Police Department, the fraud involves a person calling the business and identifying themselves as an electric company representative attempting to collect on overdue bills.
NORTHFIELD--Police officers William Cornell and Joseph Vola responded to a call of a child being struck by a car in the 100 block of Cara Court in the Sutton Woods section of the city around 4:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. When the officers arrived they found a 4-year old boy had been struck by a car as he was riding his pedicycle near his family's Cara Court home.
Friday, October 24, 2014 02:29 pm Charlie Pritchard
Curt Wunder of Mays Landing, along with his fellow cyclists, officially ended their journey with a celebratory dip of their bikes in the ocean.
OCEAN CITY – When Curt Wunder of Mays Landing left Oceanside, California on September 7, he and his three fellow cyclists planned to arrive in Ocean City on Wednesday, October 22. Sure enough, they rolled up the ramp to the Boardwalk on Ninth Street at 3 p.m. that afternoon. The group was riding to raise funds and awareness for MANNA Worldwide on its Coast to Coast Ride for Hunger. The highly successful venture earned more than $110,000 for the humanitarian organization.
AVALON – A planned two-year dredging project is set to begin in the back bays of Avalon, however new state and federal regulations governing nesting birds and spawning fish could drag the project out to three years or more.
The dredging of state waterways throughout the borough’s back bays, includes Long Reach, Whale Harbor, Oler Thorofare, Graven’s Thorofare and 54th Street marina entrance. The estimated cost is $6.7 million.