Local News

July 24, 2017

COAST GUARD TOWS BOAT TAKING ON WATER NEAR ATLANTIC CITY

The United States Coast Guard helped to dewater and tow a boat that had taken on water near Atlantic City on Sunday. Six people were on the 17-foot recreational boat that was in the intracoastal waterways north of Atlantic City. The boat was towed to...
July 24, 2017

TRI-RESORTS LIFEGUARD RACES POSTPONED UNTIL THIS EVENING

A lifeguard competition that was scheduled Sunday evening in Wildwood was postponed until today due to the threat of storms. The annual Tri-Resorts Lifeguard championships will be held this evening on the Wildwood beach; it features guards from Wildwo...
July 24, 2017

FOREST FIRE IN WHARTON STATE FOREST “100% CONTAINED”

The forest fire in the Wharton State Forest is now 100 percent contained, according to state officials. The fire has burned about 3,500 acres of land in the forest and over the weekend some camp grounds and hiking trails were re-opened to the public. ...
July 24, 2017

WATERSPOUT SPOTTED IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY SUNDAY EVENING

Among the wild weather the Jersey Shore experienced Sunday evening…a waterspout that developed in Cumberland County. Officials had to rescue three people from the marshes in Downe Township after a water spout came within ten feet of them. There were no injuries. ##