Local News

June 27, 2017

“ROCKY” THE TIGER PASSES AWAY AT CAPE MAY COUNTY ZOO

A huge loss at the Cape May County Zoo over the weekend as Rocky the tiger passed away at the age of 16.  Rocky was born in 2001 at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township; he was buried in the courtyard next to Numar, a lion who passed away several years ago. ##
June 27, 2017

HORIZON SURPLUS BEING ADDRESSED BY STATE LAWMAKERS

State lawmakers may soon have a say in how much surplus Horizon Blue Cross-Blue Shield is allowed to keep.  Governor Christie’s legislation has cleared a key Senate committee this week but it may face democratic opposition in the New Jersey Assembly. ##
June 26, 2017

NW BEACH PATROL CHIEF ATTENDS RIP CURRENT WORKSHOP

The head of the North Wildwood Beach Patrol attended a safety workshop in Delaware last week designed to educate officials about rip currents and surf zones.  Tony Cavalier was one of two beach patrol captains from Cape May County to attend the event. ##
June 26, 2017

FORMER TEACHER PLEADS GUILTY TO HAVING RELATIONSHIP WITH MINOR

A former school teacher at Buena Regional High School has pleaded guilty to charges that he had an inappropriate relationship with a minor.  33 year old William J. Jacobs met with the student on more than one occasion, and exchanged hundreds of electronic communications with the same student. ##