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Atlantic City Mayor, Councilman enter not-guilty pleas in North Wildwood
NORTH WILDWOOD -- Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and City Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II both entered not-guilty pleas Tuesday in connection with assault and harassment complaints filed by three employees of the Golden Nugget after a Nov. 11 fight outside the casino.
North Wildwood man fatally shot by Philadelphia police officer
PHILADELPHIA – A North Wildwood man was fatally shot during a confrontation with a police officer here, authorities say. Justin Smith, 41, allegedly wielded a knife as he approached a police officer inside a Port Richmond home, according to a police account of the Dec. 5 incident.
Light Marks Year of City Care
NORTH WILDWOOD ─ "We (city) want the lighthouse to continue to be the center of North Wildwood history," City Clerk Scott Jett said Nov. 28 during an interview. Jett, whose family roots run deep in Anglesea, gave candid answers to the Herald's questions regarding the condition of the Hereford Inlet
Running to give Wildwood children a Christmas
WILDWOOD — The ‘Pinch the GrYnch’ Boardwalk 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk with participants dressed in festive holiday outfits took place Saturday morning on the Boardwalk. Runners and walkers who brought a new, unwrapped toy for local children in need paid half price for their registration, $15 instead of
AC mayor pleads not guilty to charges from nightclub brawl
NORTH WILDWOOD — Atlantic City's mayor and a city councilman pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from their involvement in a brawl outside a casino nightclub last month. Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II entered his plea Tuesday in North Wildwood Municipal Court, where the case was transferred fro
Man in connection with officer-involved Port Richmond shooting identified
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the man shot and killed by officers last week in Port Richmond. Justin Smith, 41, of Wildwood, New Jersey, was shot dead Dec. 5 in connection with a disturbance on Belgrade Street.
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.
Local Police Join 'Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over' Holiday Safe Driving Campaign
Police around New Jersey, and locally Wildwood Police Department and Lower Township Police Department, are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2018 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Year End Holiday Day Crackdown began Dec. 7 and will end Jan. 1, 2019.
South Jersey schools who lost state aid meet with Ed Commissioner
WILDWOOD — He didn’t promise he could make any changes, but New Jersey Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet did promise to listen Monday as he toured two schools in South Jersey affected by the state’s education funding reform.
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
Andrzejcak likely successor to Van Drew in state Senate
Democrat Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak will likely replace Jeff Van Drew in the state Senate after he retires Jan. 1 to become New Jersey's second district Congressman. Van Drew said Monday that he supports Andrzejczak, as does Assemblyman Bruce Land. The three Democrats have served together for sever
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.
Crime History Policy to Change
NORTH WILDWOOD ─ City Council introduced an amendment to its Criminal History Checks Dec. 4. According to City Clerk Scott Jett, full-time city employees will undergo background checks every three years; the policy supplement will also include independent contractors involved with city summer camps.
4 rescued after commercial fishing boat burns in Cape May
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) - The Coast Guard came to the rescue of a commercial fishing boat crew that was forced to abandon ship after the vessel caught fire off the southern New Jersey coast.
Man Charged in Wildwood Burglaries
WILDWOOD - It was discovered that the property had been burglarized. On Dec. 2, at about 3:33p.m., officers from the Wildwood Police Department Uniformed Patrol Division, investigated the report of a burglary in 400 block East Magnolia Avenue.
Help getting out of the cold is available across New Jersey
With plenty of time still to go in winter and lots of opportunities for cold weather and storms people across the state could find themselves in need of even temporary shelter to stay warm.
Oh, the Woes of Higher Homes
STONE HARBOR -- For decades Stone Harbor has clung to zoning regulations regarding setbacks, regulations which some on the Borough Council believe have contributed significantly to the attractive appearance of the town.
Cape Trinity Catholic School Pupils Make Blankets with Love
NORTH WILDWOOD -- Cape Trinity Catholic School students are working hard to blanket homeless children with love. According to a releasea, sixth-graders received donations of fleece fabric from Baum Textile Mills of New Jersey and Mill Yardage of New Hampshire for their service project: creating blan
Lower Township Plans a ‘Ferry’ Merry Christmas Dec. 16
NORTH CAPE MAY - Lower Township Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual, free “Ferry Merry Christmas” party from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal in North Cape May. According to a release, the party includes winter carnival games, art and crafts, balloon art a
Middle Pegs Rent Control to COLA
COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee adopted an amendment Dec. 3 regarding the local rent control ordinance. The ordinance is applicable only to mobile home parks which rent spaces for the parking or positioning of mobile homes.