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June 13, 2017

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM MAY BE EXTENDED

Senator Robert Menendez has proposed new federal legislation that would extend the National Flood Insurance Program for another six years while fixing issues that were experienced during Hurricane Sandy.  Menendez says the extension of the program would prevent large rate increases for shore property owners while spending money to help prevent future flood damage at [...]
June 13, 2017

KAUFFMAN THREATENED TO KILL HIMSELF DURING STANDOFF

Dr. James Kauffman of Atlantic County threatened to shoot himself with a small handgun during a standoff with agents at his office and home.  Authorities say they were able to talk Kauffman into dropping the gun.  Kauffman’s wife was murdered five years ago; agents were executing search warrants Tuesday morning when the confrontation ensued. ##
June 13, 2017

WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER OCEAN RESCUE

A woman who was rescued from the ocean in Avon by the Sea is listed in critical condition.  NJ.com reports that two women were rescued from the surf on Monday, and Nisha Desai of Woodland Park remains in critical condition following the event.  Lifeguards don’t work weekdays in Avon by the Sea until later in [...]
June 13, 2017

DEVELOPING STORY: APRIL KAUFFMAN’S HUSBAND ARRESTED TUESDAY

A major story developing throughout the day on Tuesday as the husband of the late April Kauffman was arrested following a search of his home and medical practice.  69 year old Dr. James Kauffman was armed with a small handgun and a standoff ensued before he was taken into custody.  The Press of Atlantic City [...]