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June 19, 2017

TEENAGER, PLEASANTVILLE POLICE ENGAGED IN STANDOFF MONDAY

A three hour standoff between a 14 year old male and police in Pleasantville ended peacefully Monday morning. The teen barricaded himself inside his family’s home on Somerset Avenue and refused to surrender. The teen was taken into custody and interviewed by police. ##
June 19, 2017

LOWER TOWNSHIP MAN CONVICTED ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE

A 44 year old man from Lower Township has been convicted on attempted murder charges and other offenses after he allegedly fired a shotgun in October in the direction of Dorris Howell. Howell lost her foot and lost part of her calf as a result of the shooting conducted by Ernest P. Davis. Sentencing will [...]
June 19, 2017

COUNTY CHAMBER, CONGRESSMAN HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN AVALON

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce invited Congressman Frank LoBiondo to a press conference in Avalon Monday to oppose seismic testing and potential offshore drilling. LoBiondo told the audience gathered that the impact to the marine environment and the threat to the viability of the ecology and economy of the Jersey Shore are not [...]
June 19, 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH POSTED FOR MONDAY EVENING

There is a very good chance of storm activity this evening at the Jersey Shore. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of South Jersey that remains in effect until 8:00pm. A strong line of thunderstorms is expecte...