Local News

May 24, 2017

SUDDENLY, A CHALLENGE FOR ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

There is now a battle in Trenton for which democrat will be the next speaker of the New Jersey Assembly.  Vincent Prieto is now being challenged by fellow Assemblyman Craig Coughlin from Middlesex County who announced this week he wants the job.  Coughlin says he has the support he needs to unseat Prieto ##
May 24, 2017

MAN ARMED WITH BOX CUTTER ROBS VINELAND SHOE STORE

Vineland Police are looking for the man who robbed a Payless Shoe Store in town Monday afternoon while armed with a box cutter.  Police say the man forced the clerk to hand over cash before he ran out on foot.  There were no injuries. ##
May 24, 2017

STATE: BEACHES IN GREAT SHAPE, WATER IS EXCELLENT FOR SUMMER

New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says the beaches are in great shape and the water quality is excellent heading into the summer tourism season.  Martin made that announcement Wednesday morning during the 15th annual State of the Shore event in Long Branch. ##
May 24, 2017

SPORTS: LANCETTA NAMED ST. AUGUSTINE FOOTBALL COACH

Former Hammonton football coach Pete Lancetta is now in charge of the football program at St. Augustine.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Lancetta brings his 215 career wins to the Hermits program in advance of the upcoming football season. ##