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Juzaitis Sworn to Seat on Avalon Council
AVALON – The Avalon Borough Council selected longtime resident Barbara Juzaitis to serve the remainder of an unexpired term on council vacated by the retirement of Richard "Dick" Dean.
Cape May City police warn parents about "Momo Challenge"
The Cape May City Police Department is warning parents about the dangers of a viral internet game gaining popularity known as "The Momo Challenge." In a post on the department's Facebook page made Wednesday, police stated that the challenge is sparking worldwide warnings about its potential to harm
Museum of Cape May County Features Rare, Historic Musical Display
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. - If you enjoy both history and music, then the Museum of Cape May County has the right display for you. Walk inside to discover the Sounds of a Victorian Christmas from multiple music boxes, dating from the early 19th century.
$10,000 returned after Brink's truck drops money on New Jersey highway
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. – At least $10,000 was returned to the East Rutherford Police Department on Thursday night after a Brink's truck dropped cash on a busy New Jersey road during morning rush hour.
Seven boys basketball players to watch this season
Lawrence led the Thunderbolts to 17-10 record. He averaged 18.5 points and has scored 1,263 career points. Millville opens 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mainland Regional. Campbell averaged 24.3 points and sank 48 3-pointers last season. Vineland hosts Lower Cape May on Friday at 6 p.m. in the season opener.
Police: 2 Men Use $720 Worth Of Counterfeit Bills At New Jersey Walmart
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) – Police are searching for two men who used counterfeit money to make a large purchase at a Walmart in Evesham Township. The two men reportedly entered the Walmart on Route 70 and made a $720 purchase with counterfeit $100, $50, and $20 bills.
Wildwood Crest woman, Court House teen win N.J. Monthly contest
FAIRIELD — Diane LaPreta, of Wildwood Crest, has won the grand prize in the New Jersey Monthly Cover Photo Contest, according to an announcement from Unique Photo, a cosponsor of the contest.
Preseason South Jersey basketball Top 25: Wildwood Catholic leads the pack
Here is a look at the boys’ basketball preseason Top 25:. 1. Wildwood Catholic (25-3 last season): The Crusaders will be led by 6-foot-7 junior Taj Thweatt and 6-6 junior Jahlil White, both of whom have scholarship offers from Temple. This is an athletic team that will flourish in transition and has
Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned
A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
Ocean City Christmas Parade 2018 Results
OCEAN CITY, NJ - Thousands of people lined Asbury Avenue on Friday evening, Dec. 7, for Ocean City's annual Christmas Parade, according to city officials. "The lineup included more than 55 entries, including four marching bands, the combined choirs of the Upper Township middle and primary schools, C
New Middle Township majority weighs change in administration
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — About a year and a half after signing a three-year contract, township Business Administrator Elizabeth Terenik’s job looks to be in jeopardy when Township Committee reorganizes in January.
Plug in…but to What?
Is there any wonder why we scratch our heads and puzzle which way to go with electrical power?. On one hand there are environmentalists who don't want the gas pipeline through the Pinelands. On the other hand, there is the need for more fuel in homes, especially if something were to impede the only
Criticism’s Hard to Take
It feels like I wrote my last column a lifetime ago, but it has really only been a little more than three months. The leaves have reddened and fallen away, and I was already recently back in Cape May County for Thanksgiving.
Man was holding knife in stranger’s home when cops shot, killed him, police say
A North Wildwood man who was allegedly holding a knife inside a stranger’s home when he advanced at police and was shot and killed by the officer, Philadelphia police said on Monday.
Shore Medical Center names Marmora nurse Guardian Angel of Month
SOMER POINT — Shore Medical Center has recognized float team nurse Courtney Gambino-Quinn, RN, as its December 2018 Guardian Angel of the Month for providing passionate and exceptional care to Shore’s patients.
Atlantic City mayor, councilman plead not guilty in municipal court
NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. -- Atlantic City's mayor and a City Councilman have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from their involvement in a brawl outside a casino nightclub last month.
Atlantic City councilman in court Tuesday for casino nightclub melee, mayor's date postponed
Atlantic City At-Large Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II is scheduled to appear in a Cape May County municipal court Tuesday afternoon to enter a plea for his role in a fight outside a casino nightclub last month.
Master Plan Set for 2nd Hearing
NORTH WILDWOOD ─ After the North Wildwood Planning Board's review and adoption, City Council introduced the implementation of the 2018 Master Plan. Per state law, a master plan must be reviewed every 10 years. The planning board reviewed the master plan and followed the guidelines accordingly. The 2
Woman reunited with wedding ring after accidentally flushing it down the toilet 9 years ago
Nine years ago, Paula Stanton was cleaning her bathroom when she realized that her ring, a gold band encrusted with diamonds, was missing from her left ring finger. “I was cleaning and knew I must have flushed it down,” Stanton, who lives in Somers Point, N.J., told the Press of Atlantic City. “It h