Local News

May 8, 2017

NEW BILL TO AID DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN SHORE COUNTIES NOW LAW

A new law is in effect that will provide extra disaster preparedness to shore communities.  Assemblymen Robert Andrzejczak and Bruce Land sponsored the bill that created a county storm preparedness funding program through the State Office of Emergency Management. ##
May 8, 2017

HAMMONTON MAN SHOT AND KILLED IN ATLANTIC CITY

A 31 year old man from Hammonton was shot and killed in Atlantic City Friday night.  Atlantic County authorities say David Blackwell Jr. was shot on North Virginia Avenue.  He was pronounced dead less than two hours later; no suspects are in custody. ##
May 8, 2017

MILLVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD PORN, SEXUAL ASSAULT

23 year old Patrick Hartman of Millville has been charged with child pornography and sexual assault offenses stemming from an incident in Cape May County.  Hartman was arrested in Ocean City last Thursday following a search warrant at his home in Millville. ##
May 8, 2017

“TAMAROA” TO BE SUNK AS ARTIFICIAL REEF ON WEDNESDAY

Coast Guard cutter ‘Tamaroa” will be sunk this Wednesday and become part of the artificial reef system near the Jersey Shore.  The ship is now scheduled to be sunk after serving in World War II and becoming popular as part of the rescue in the movie “Perfect Storm”. ##