Local News

May 22, 2017

GASOLINE PRICES EXPECTED TO REMAIN LOW FOR THE SUMMER SEASON

Another sign that the summer tourism season may be a very good one…gas prices are expected to stay low all summer.  Experts say if it weren’t for the new gasoline tax to pay for highway and bridge repairs, gas prices would actually be lower this summer than last summer.  Fuel prices are expected to stay [...]
May 22, 2017

20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ATLANTIC COUNTY SEX OFFENDER

It’s 20 years in a state prison for 50 year old Jose Anthony Caracciolo of Egg Harbor Township.  Caracciolo has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl and getting the girl pregnant.  He took he girl to the Poconos to have sex with him. ##
May 21, 2017

SPEED BOAT ACCIDENT IN POINT PLEASANT KILLS ONE, INJURES ANOTHER

A horrific boat accident during a speed boat competition in Point Pleasant Sunday afternoon.  One man was killed, another injured when a speed boat went airborne and landed on top of another boat during a race.  The accident occurred in the ocean in Bay Head. ##
May 21, 2017

STILL CLOSED: TOWNSEND’S INLET BRIDGE NOT OPEN FOR HOLIDAY

The Townsend’s Inlet Bridge will remain closed to vehicular traffic for Memorial Day weekend.  County Engineer Dale Foster reports that the contractor is working 12 hour shifts on weekdays but it’s not enough to get the bridge open for the weekend.  The bridge has been closed since April 3rd. ##