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September 20, 2017

MAN WHO WON POWERBALL CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX ASSAULT

49 year old Pedro Quezada of Wayne, New Jersey recently won a $338 million Powerball jackpot; now Quezada is charged with sexually assaulting a child over a three year period. Prosecutors allege Quezada assaulted the girl, who was age 11 when the alle...
September 20, 2017

MOREY’S PIERS BEGIN OKTOBERFEST THIS FRIDAY WITH KEG-TAPPING

Morey’s Piers will kick off its official Oktoberfest celebration this Friday evening with a keg tapping event on Mariner’s Pier. Morey’s will tap a keg of Warsteiner beer, and employees will be dressed in lederhosen. It’s all part of a three weekend event to help close out the season at the famous boardwalk attraction.

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September 20, 2017

TRACTOR TRAILER FOLLOWS GPS, WINDS UP ON VENTNOR BOARDWALK

Don’t always trust your GPS for accurate directions. The driver of a tractor trailer did just that Wednesday morning in Ventnor and wound up driving up onto the Ventnor boardwalk with no way to get off. The truck damaged about 100 feet worth of railings on the boardwalk during the wrong turn.

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September 20, 2017

COASTAL FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR MORNING HIGH TIDE

The National Weather Service has continued the Coastal Flood Warning through this morning’s high tide event. There is the potential for moderate coastal flooding during high tide, which occurs on the back bays around 8:45am. There is expected to be strong rip currents and high waves again today at the Jersey Shore.

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