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Around Our Town: Carnival caps off St. Peter's vacation Bible school in Ocean City

St. Peter's United Methodist Church turned the Stainton Room into a carnival to celebrate the end of its weeklong vacation Bible school. The carnival was the brainchild of young mothers Julie Bickings and Katie Grimm. After months of planning for this fun filled event, the Stainton Room filled up qu

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-20 22:15:00

Coastal Flood Warning In Effect For Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, NJ - A Coastal Flood Warning and a High Surf Advisory are both in effect for Ocean City for the rest of Tuesday despite Hurricane Jose not becoming the big storm that New Jersey feared, the National Weather Service announced. Water levels are expected to peak in the hours around high tid

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:01:46

County Looks to New Industry, Expanded Season to Retain Jobs

No doubt about it: tourism is what keeps Cape May County employed. Summer visitors bring billions of dollars to spend at local businesses, and even those who don't directly work in tourism industries see a benefit from the wash of money flowing into this county at the end of the state. But tourists

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-21 14:26:00

'Too early to tell' extent of damage from truck that drove on the Boardwalk

VENTNOR CITY -- Ventnor City officials are awaiting an engineer's report to see if a tractor-trailer that traveled on its boardwalk Wednesday caused any damage. Ventnor City Commissioner Tim Kriebel said that an engineer is investigating the boardwalk and checking to see if there is any damage from

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 17:35:10

Football dominates weekends for high school official Paul Guyermelli

If you feel you have an active or inactive Print subscription with us, please click the "Click to verifty your account" button below. Buy Now The high school football season is about more than touchdowns and big plays. People come together to make the games special each week. It could be an assistan

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 01:45:00

Sea Isle City Jitney Drivers Were Honored By the City For Their Service

Shown with Sea Isle City Mayor Leonard Desiderio (fourth from left) and City Councilmen J.B. Feeley and Jack Gibson (far left) are (from left) jitney drivers Jay Buchbinder of Brigantine; SIC Jitney Association President Dave Berry of Atlantic City; Malik Ashraf of Galloway Township; Tom Woodruff of

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-21 13:36:00

Hurricanes stall start of New Jersey beach repair from Sandy

Here are the top stories for Thursday, September 21st: Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic; Thousands homeless after Mexico quake; North Korea compares Trump to barking dog; Huge video game show in Tokyo. AP MANTOLOKING - Two hurricanes have delayed the start of beach widening and dune constr

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:45:42

Stockton touts increase in freshmen enrollment

Buy Now Carts for transporting luggage and other necessities from students' cars to their dorms were a popular commodity as about 900 freshmen moved in to Stockton University on Friday, Sept. 1.ERIN GRUGAN / Staff Photographer GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - Freshmen enrollment is up 32 percent this year over

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 16:37:00

Davis sworn in as Stockton trustee

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - Deon Davis, 20, of Atlantic City, a junior at Stockton University, was sworn in Sept. 20 as the alternate student trustee on the University Board of Trustees. Davis is a 2015 Atlantic City High School graduate. He starred as a middle linebacker on the football team, participated

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-21 16:00:00

Truck stuck on boardwalk, baby horseshoe crabs get head start and more on Thursday

Rutgers research assistants Shannon Jones (left) and Katelyn Sernandi, prepare buckets containing the horseshoe crab hatchlings for release by the students. Marine biology students from Lower Cape May Regional High School, took part in a release of 10,000 baby horseshoe crabs into the Delaware Bay a

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 10:30:00

Electric Pole Placed in Driveway Sparks Litigation

STONE HARBOR - A 70-foot steel electric pole placed in front of a driveway has resulted in litigation. The first phase of the Atlantic City Electric (ACE) project, completed in July 2016, brought with it controversy over the use of 70-foot-tall galvanized steel poles to carry transmission lines to

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:22:00

Atlantic City watching Hurricane Maria after Jose damages beaches

ATLANTIC CITY - As city officials clean up and measure beach damage by Hurricane Jose, they are also watching the path of Hurricane Maria. Jose was down to a Category 1 storm and still hundreds of miles from New Jersey's coastline but still managed to cause flooding and beach erosion in South Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 16:04:00

State sells bonds for remaining Atlantic City casino tax appeals

The state has sold more than $68 million in bonds to cover tax appeal settlements with seven current and former Atlantic City casino properties. The bonds, which were sold on Wednesday, have a 4.1 percent interest rate, which state officials described as an "attractive" rate, according to a news rel

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 15:18:00

Atlantic City man charged with sexual assault of child

MAYS LANDING -- An Atlantic City man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child over the course of several years, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced in a statement. After a monthlong investigation, Santos Blanco, 41, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated sexual ass

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 20:22:50

Atlantic City Boys & Girls club reopens Chelsea location

ATLANTIC CITY - For some residents and volunteers, Thursday was a day they could return home to a site that closed in 2014. The Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City reopened its long-shuttered, second location in Chelsea on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting and celebration at the two-story building by th

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:45:00

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: Join us

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary was authorized by Congress in 1939 at the beginning of World War II. It was organized and assigned to assist the Coast Guard in patrolling the shorelines and waterways of America. Since that time, the Auxiliary has developed into an active, well-trained support organiz

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-21 22:00:00

President Harvey Kesselman releases statement after white supremacist fliers found

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - Stockton University President Harvey Kesselman released the following statement Thursday after white supremacist fliers were found on campus Sunday: "Dear Stockton community, During the past several months, unthinkable tragedies, controversial executive orders, and provocative p

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 19:00:00

Brigantine Police Department news, week ending Sept. 21

The Brigantine Police Department responded to 332 calls for service the week ending Sept. 20. Officers conducted 48 motor vehicle stops and issued 14 summonses. There were four domestic violence incidents, 22 property checks, four motor vehicle accidents and 12 burglar alarms. The police assisted on

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-21 22:30:00

Traffic advisory - Bike MS: City to Shore Ride

A traffic advisory has been issued for the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride Saturday and Sunday as thousands of bicyclists ride from Cherry Hill, Camden County through Atlantic County and ending in Ocean City. Motorists should anticipate delays between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., authorities said. Th

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:15:00

Jose remnants threaten flooding, rip currents in New Jersey

Buy Now Thought it won't make landfall here, Hurricane Jose is having effect on South Jersey beaches bringing wind, rain, and rough waves on shore at Ocean City. Tuesday, September 19ERIN GRUGAN / Staff Photographer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jose is expected to pass well east of the New Jersey sho

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-20 12:30:00