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June 13, 2017

POLICE IDENITFY DROWNING VICTIM IN LOCAL QUARRY

Hamilton Township Police have identified the 23 year old Pleasantville man who drowned in a local quarry.  Police say the deceased is Lenyn Mercedes-Payamps.  The victim attempted to swim in the quarry but drowned; his body was found three hours later. ##
June 13, 2017

MISS NEW JERSEY PAGEANT WEEK ARRIVES IN OCEAN CITY

It’s the Miss New Jersey Pageant week in Ocean City.  Nearly 30 contestants have arrived in the resort for the annual pageant; the winner will compete for the Miss America title. ##
June 13, 2017

REPORT: BIG LIEN PLACED ON FORMER REVEL CASINO

A $62,000 lien has been placed on the former Revel casino property in Atlantic City due to unpaid CRDA special improvement district fees.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Judge Julio Mendez ruled that Glenn Straub’s company has to pay the money within three months or will have to pay legal fees associated with [...]
June 13, 2017

NEW JITNEY BILL MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION IN COMMUNITIES

A new bill has been approved by the State Assembly that would require the owners of Jitney buses to register in each town for which they operate.  Some towns including Avalon require Jitney bus drivers to pass background checks and register with the Borough, while some other municipalities where Jitneys operate do not. ##