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Spokesperson: Frontier Airlines flight diverted due to unknown odor in cabin

NORTH CAROLINA (WTXF)- Frontier Airlines Flight 1674 operating from Orlando to Philadelphia was diverted after an unknown odor in the cabin, according to a spokesperson.The plane landed safely and without incident in Raleigh/Durham with 230 passengers and seven crew.A new aircraft is being dispatch

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

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

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 /

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

Wildwood commissioner suing mayor, colleagues - New Jersey Globe

Wildwood Commissioner Pete Byron in July sued Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano, Commissioner Anthony Leonetti and City Administrator Christopher Fox, claiming the three stripped him of control of several departments as retaliation for his voting against the city’s budget.

NEWJERSEYGLOBE.COM - 2018-08-15 13:23:43

Wildwood baseball tournament grows along with the beaches

The coach and player had just taken his youth baseball team away on a tournament and so he thought, why not bring a tournament home?

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-15 17:56:00

One-of-a-kind sand 'surfing' is taking Wildwood by storm. Here's how you can try it.

By Amanda Hoover | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comI don’t surf.Well, not on water, at least. But a new Wildwood attraction convinced me to give it a shot on the sand this week.BeachBoard, a local company, has unveiled an electric scooter-Segway-golf cart hybrid made for coasting on the sand. And after w

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 07:00:00

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

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 08:26:00

Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille in North Wildwood Holds Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce hosted a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Aug. 10 to welcome the new Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille to the Wildwoods. The goal of Salty Mermaid’s owners is to offer amazing food and warm, welcoming service so that every guest who comes to Salty Merm


Shackin' Up For Summer: Week 12 — A wild ride

Every time I think I have found the most shacky of seafood shacks, I stumble upon another that seems to top the last one. On a recent trip to Wildwood, some friends and I stopped in at Hooked Up Seafood, a picturesque spot right on the water off Route 47. And I’ve gotta give them credit, as this spo

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Beach Boys bring good vibrations to Ocean City

The Beach Boys with founding member and lead vocalist Mike Love, center, and keyboardist Bruce Johnston, seated right, will bring their all-American sound to the Ocean City Music Pier as part of the performance hall’s 25th anniversary celebration.Provided

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-14 22:27:00

Big Summer Savings at ShopRite

Conveniently located in Rio Grande and Marmora, ShopRite is your one-stop store at the shore for all of your beach and summertime supplies!

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-08-14 19:17:22

Crest Police Arrest 4 After Vehicle Stop

The following is based on information received from a law enforcement agency. The person(s) named is/are innocent until proven otherwise in court.WILDWOOD CREST – Four persons from Newark, Del., including two juveniles, were arrested following an Aug. 5 vehicle stop in Wildwood Crest.According to a


Wildwood Crest Police Department July 2018 Activity Report

WILDWOOD CREST -- The following is the July 2018 activity report from Wildwood Crest Police Department:Total Calls for Service = 3121 Criminal Investigations = 277 Burglar alarm = 5- Disorderly/disturbance56- Domestic offense = 9- Fraud = 2- Harassment = 5Local OrdinanceViolation = 21-


County, towns ban plastic bags as fate of state bill unknown

Stone Harbor's ordinance also requires all disposable food service ware, such as cutlery, containers and bowls, to be recyclable or compostable.


Borough Keeps Most of Ratable Gain

On Aug. 7, Slavin told the council that challenges and appeals had reduced the ratables by approximately $10 million with six tax court appeals left, meaning more than 97 percent of the total increase in valuation remains.


Inshore trolling turning up some nice catches

Then, he caught a 19-inch summer flounder Sunday that was the only keeper on another family fishing trip. He also has a 15-pound brown shark to his credit, enjoys catching triggerfish and has caught skates in the surf.


How to Pay for Beach, Bay Upkeep

No fund can be entirely out of the reach of the governing body, but Gougher's use of the dedicated fund would mean that even council could not redirect the monies for other use without going through the onerous and very public process of an ordinance adoption, requiring among other measures, a publi


Cab Driver: Uber Angers

NORTH WILDWOOD – Uber drivers are changing the landscape and offering an alternative to traditional taxis. However, Jonathan Wilson of Island Cab Company wishes North Wildwood City Council would impose regulations on Uber. “They (Uber drivers) just do whatever they want,” Wilson said Aug. 7. Wilson


Crews search for missing rafters in Lehigh River

Carbon County, Pa. (WTXF)- Crews are searching for missing rafters after they went into the Lehigh River. 30 people are still unaccounted for as of Monday night.It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday following heavy storms.A command post has been set up in Lehighton Borough, Carbon County.This is a dev


Boy Rescued From Middle of Raging Phoenixville Creek

A boy is safely back on dry land Monday evening after being stranded in the middle of a raging Chester County, Pennsylvania, creek.