Local News

June 7, 2017

FIRE NEAR DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE FORCES IT TO CLOSE

A fire near the Delaware Memorial Bridge forced the bridge to shut down in both directions Wednesday morning.  Police say a construction related fire under the bridge forced heavy black smoke into the sky, forcing the span to shut down. ##
June 7, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY DEMOCRATS SELECT FRANK GILLIAM FOR MAYOR

Atlantic City democrats have selected Councilman Frank Gilliam to be their mayoral candidate in November.  Gilliam turned back a challenge from fellow Councilman Marty Small.  Mail in ballots appeared to be the difference maker in this primary election. ##
June 7, 2017

REPORT: VINELAND SEARS LOCATION SET TO CLOSE AFTER SUMMER

Sears is closing 16 additional stores, including the location in Vineland.  Business Insider reports that the company will also close 49 additional Kmart stores, and seven Sears Auto Centers, all by September. ##
June 7, 2017

GUADAGNO: NO CUTS IN PROPERTY TAXES, NO SECOND TERM

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno announced last night that if she fails to cut property taxes during her first term as governor, she will not seek a second term.  Guadagno won the GOP primary Tuesday night and will face Phil Murphy in the general election. ##