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Worker killed after trench collapse in Oak Lane

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Officials say a man has died after a trench collapse in Oak Lane.The incident happened under their work staging area in the rear of 106 W Walnut Park Drive.Two men were able to escape but one man was still trapped under ground. The victim is believed to be in his 40s.This is a d

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 22:35:00

Middle Township Plans ‘Safe Surrender’

BURLEIGH – The Lighthouse Church, 1248 Route 9 South in Court House will be the site for a "safe surrender" event Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Official flyers boldly state "No One Will Be Arrested."Billed as Stop Running and Start Living Again, the safe surrender offers individuals with outstandin

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-16 13:44:00

Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania

MORE:Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children, per report|Key dates in the Pennsylvania church abuse scandal|Oral sex, then holy water: Report documents abuse by priests

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 21:18:00

Aretha Franklin Queen of Soul had AC connections

FILE - In this July 26, 2010 file photo, soul singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in Philadelphia. Stevie Wonder visited an ailing Aretha Franklin at her home in Detroit on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Franklin’s publicist Gwendolyn Quinn said Tuesday that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin’s ex

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-16 17:00:00

‘Tri the Wildwoods’ Triathlon, 5K and kids race returns to North Wildwood

The event will feature a 1/4 mile and 0.6 mile swim, a 10 and 18-mile bike race, and a 3.1 and 5-mile beach/boardwalk run. The bike course is set to begin at 13th Avenue and JFK Boulevard.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-16 17:24:00

Community walk in Pleasantville to end with 'Black Panther' showing

The second community walk of the summer -- rescheduled from July -- will include an invocation from Chaplain Richard Younger at 5:30 p.m. and a screening of the Marvel movie, "Black Panther," in front of the community building at 8:15 p.m.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-16 16:09:00

Do The Shore This Weekend: Aug. 17-21

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CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-16 19:30:00

4 arrested on assault charges following fight, police say

At 9:17 p.m., officers responded to Morris and Pacific Avenues for a report of a victim who had been punched, kicked and shot at. Police said the 31-year-old victim was reportedly in a fight with one man, Jaquise White, 21, of Atlantic City when two others, Aundrique Scott and Dante Miller intervene

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-15 14:11:00

Flight diverted due to odor returns to PHL, 3 hospitalized

FOX 29 spoke with passengers who were on the plane, and most said they didn’t smell anything, but were happy the airline took precautions.

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 02:07:00

Mosquito Spraying Advisory for Aug. 15, 16 & 17

Weather permitting, the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control will be treating areas of Cape May County as part of its effort to control adult mosquitoes.The department will use Aqua Reslin, trade name for permethrin, and/or Aqua Anvil / Anvil 10+10, trade names for sumithrin, and/or Duet /


N.J. weather: Heat advisory issued as temperature soars after storms, flooding

The advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for Hudson, Bergen, Union and eastern Essex counties where the heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-15 07:22:00

Avalon Hires Special Counsel To Appeal CO’s Sanctions

AVALON – A majority of Avalon Borough Council authorized the hiring of a special counsel Aug. 8 to appeal sanctions by the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) against Construction Official John Tracy.The sanctions stem from an ongoing "debacle" between two Avalon modular home developers, two

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-15 18:17:00

Avalon Weighs Ban on Beach Smoking

AVALON - Avalon Borough Council paved the way for a 100 percent smoking ban on beaches, beach paths, parks and the borough’s boardwalk.A council work session discussion Aug. 8 concerning beach smoking followed Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of legislation that bans smoking on beaches and parks throughou

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-15 13:45:00

Now Open: Resorts Casino Hotel Launches On-Property Sports Betting with New Sports Book | Markets Insider

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.,Aug. 15, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- This summer marked a major breakthrough for New Jersey casino gaming as the goal for legalized sports betting became a reality on June 11. Today,Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel inNew Jersey, celebrates a new milestone by opening its spo

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-15 13:30:00

Just Listed In Ocean City: $690K Home Is A Short Walk To Beach

OCEAN CITY, NJ — This $690,000 Ocean City home is brand new to the market and is just a short walk from the beach. It was recently renovated. Here are the full listing details.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 15:07:03

This swanky Jersey Shore hotel is getting even more luxurious. See what a $2,000 suite looks like

Stone Harbor, like a lot of the other Jersey Shore towns, sees a significant influx of visitors coming to the town during the summer months. Located on Seven Mile Island, the resort town is home to numerous multi-million dollar homes and a main street full of restaurants and shops. Like the same sho


Now Open: Resorts Casino Hotel Launches On-Property Sports Betting with New Sports Book - New Jersey Latino News

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.,Aug. 15, 2018/PRNewswire/ — This summer marked a major breakthrough for New Jersey casino gaming as the goal for legalized sports betting became a reality on June 11. Today,Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel inNew Jersey, celebrates a new milestone by opening its sports

NEWJERSEYLATINONEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 13:30:00

Sources: One person shot at Cheltenham Township Walmart

Cheltenham, Pa. (WTXF)- Police sources say one person has been shot at the Walmart on 1000 S. Easton Rd in Cheltenham Township.The incident was reported around 6 p.m. Tuesday.There's a large police presence in the area.This is a developing story, please stay with FOX 29 for updates.

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-14 23:35:00

Mays Landing man faces drug, weapons, assault charges

A Mays Landing man is facing drug, weapon, robbery and aggravated assault charges following a multi-law enforcement agency investigation, authorities said.


Avalon Council Responds to Building Complaints

AVALON – Lorraine Botticelli, a property owner on 30th Street in Avalon, sent an email to borough council members Aug. 7. For 30 years her family has owned the property that is just a short walk to the boardwalk, the Community Center and the entrance to the beach.She went on to call 2018 “The worst