Local News

May 25, 2017

MILLVILLE POLICE CAR GOES UP IN FLAMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT

A police cruiser went up in flames during an assignment in Millville Monday night.  Police told the Daily Journal that no one was injured in the fire which started near Pine and North 5th Streets.  The cause of the fire is likely mechanical in nature. ##
May 25, 2017

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY POSTED FOR THURSDAY EVENING

The National Weather Service has again issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for the Jersey Cape for this evening’s high tide event.  Minor coastal flooding may occur during this evening’s high tide, which will occur around 8:30pm.  There is a chance for spotty minor tidal flooding in shore communities this morning. ##
May 25, 2017

AVALON TO APPROVE FIRST OF ITS KIND FLOOD STUDY

Avalon’s Borough Council met Wednesday night and discussed a new, first of its kind flood study that will use sensors to monitor the effects of nuisance flooding in the community.  Avalon and Longport will partner with the Atlantic Cape May Coastal Coalition on this project that will use real time flood sensors to monitor coastal [...]
May 25, 2017

NO BUTTS ABOUT IT, WILDWOOD TO BAN SMOKING ON BOARDWALK

Forget about smoking on the Wildwood boardwalk next summer.  The Wildwood City Commission met Wednesday afternoon and approved an ordinance that would ban smoking on the city’s famous boardwalk, and adjoining ramps and stairs.  North Wildwood’s council is expected to approve a similar ordinance during a meeting in June. ##