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LeVar Burton Coming To Ocean City For OC-Con

You've seen LeVar Burton in "Roots," "Reading Rainbow"and "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Now you'll see the actor in Ocean City, highlighting this year's OC-Con Comic Book and Memorabilia Festival.


Empty Nest Adventures: Hard Rock Atlantic City [VIDEO]

In this edition of "empty nest adventures" we take a trip to the Hard Rock Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Immediately what sets this location apart from others in Atlantic City is it's connection to music! I love music and this blend of food, fun and music is right up my alley.


Ocean City Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

OCEAN CITY, NJ — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for your area on Monday, lasting from 5:00 am to 11:00 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


5 New Houses For Sale In The Ocean City Area

OCEAN CITY, NJ — When you're in the market for some fresh digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a laborious job. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.


A.C. Electric Service Interruptions Feb. 18-22

Atlantic City Electric will improve reliability in Ocean City by installing special equipment to reduce the number of customers affected by power outages. Reclosers will be installed for areas serving every 500 customers or fewer, so when an outage occurs outside of a substation area, fewer homes an


New Owners Making the Dough at Piccini

One of Ocean City’s hardest-working couples is the new force behind Piccini Wood Fired Brick Oven Pizza and Restaurant. Tony Galente and his wife, Janet, longtime proprietors of the 13th Street Bath House, a 75-car parking lot and two bike rental establishments at 13th and the Boardwalk and 10th and


South Jersey Man Dies In Valentine's Day Fight With Ex-Girlfriend

A New Jersey man has died after a Valentine's Day confrontation with his ex-girlfriend, police said. The victim, 24-year-old Donte Demunguia of Absecon, was transported to the Milford, Del. Hospital where he was pronounced deceased after the Thursday shooting, police said.


Majority of New Jersey residents favor legalizing recreational marijuana, poll shows

New Jersey lawmakers may still be hammering out details on just how to legalize marijuana. But one things for certain: the majority of the state’s residents are all for it according to a new poll.


Ocean City grad Sean Mooney begins major league push at St. John's

Dakota Hitchner (Atlantic Christian) had nine points, eight assists and five rebounds in Cairn’s 71-51 loss to Keystone. She scored 19 in a 69-62 win over Wilson. On Sunday, she was named a Colonial States Athletic Conference honorable mention and a member of the sportsmanship team.


“Smiling” New Jersey woman jailed after pursuit on IN Toll Road

ELKHART, Ind. (ADAMS) – A New Jersey woman was arrested Saturday after leading Indiana State Troopers on a nearly 20 mile pursuit on the Indiana Toll Road. According to Trooper Matthew Henson, around 3:49 p.m. on February 16, 2019, he saw a red Honda HR-V traveling at a high rate of speed on the Ind

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2 stabbed in fight at New Jersey park; man in custody

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a fight at a park ended with two people injured and a man facing aggravated assault charges. Middletown police say 27-year-old township resident Brennan Bland also faces charges of making terroristic threats and two weapons counts stemming from the brawl at Mc


Committee Plans Sea Isle City Beach Patrol's Centennial Celebrations

SEA ISLE CITY – Shortly after Sea Isle City was established in the late 1800s, people quickly began traveling to the new resort. To accommodate the throngs who wanted to visit Sea Isle, railroad lines were soon put down, summer cottages were constructed, and hotels sprang up along the shoreline.


New Jersey School Closings/Delays List - 2/20/19, 2/21/19

School closings, delayed openings and early dismissals could happen on Wednesday and Thursday because of winter weather in New Jersey. We are closely monitoring the weather as the state deals with accidents and other other potential issues across New Jersey, such as ice.


Ocean City, Wildwood Catholic girls lose

GC – Baines 30, Carney 10, Eggers 4, Leonhardt 12, Williams 4. OC – Donoghue 28, Fenton 2, Finnegan 12, Holt 6, Lappin 4, Mirsky 2, Rolls 4. Marianna Papazoglou scored 23 for the Crusaders (21-4). Keegan Douglass had 25 for Haddonfield.


Around Ocean City: Priests|Drug Bust|Wildwood Beach Brawl|Fires

Patch reviews this week's top stories in Ocean City. Check out these top New Jersey stories you might have missed.


New Jersey Ranked as One of the Worst States to Retire In

Ridgewood NJ, according to PHILADELPHIA (CBS) , The Jersey Shore may be a favorite spot to vacation, but New Jersey is according to a new study one of the worst states to retire in, while neighbors Pennsylvania and Delaware are among the best.


Police: 14-year-old girl shot in the face in Rhawnhurst by accident

RHAWNHURST (FOX 29) - Police say a Montgomery County teenager was accidentally shot inside a Rhawnhurst home on Monday morning. Shortly before 10:30 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Glendale Avenue, where a 14-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to the face.


SEEN at Sea Isle City's Polar Bear Plunge

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.


2 men shot inside car in Willingboro, New Jersey; 1 dead

WILLINGBORO, N.J. (WPVI) -- One man has died after a shooting early Monday morning in Burlington County, New Jersey. Another man was seriously wounded and was transported to Cooper University Hospital in Camden.


New Jersey’s John Travolta was born on this day

On February 18th, 1954, John Travolta was born in Englewood; he attended Dwight Morrow High School, but dropped out his junior year. His first professional success was in a touring company of Grease and a role in the Broadway production of Over Here!. His theater success prompted a move to Californi