Local News

August 9, 2017

REPORT: LIFEGUARD CANNED OVER AGE GETS $127K

A veteran Ocean City lifeguard who was dismissed at the age of 52 for failing a swim test by three seconds has been awarded a $127,000 settlement. NJ.com reports that Paul McCracken lost his job back in 2011 after the city toughened up its restrictions on the hiring of lifeguards. The city is evaluating its [...]
August 9, 2017

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT ROLLS OVER AGAIN, NEARS $400 MILLION

There were no winners in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot last night. New Jersey Lottery officials believe the estimated top prize is now a projected $382 million. Four second prize tickets were sold for last night’s drawing; none of them in New Jersey. ##
August 9, 2017

DEVELOPING: BODY FOUND WEDNESDAY MORNING ON AC BOARDWALK

Atlantic City Police are investigating the discovery of a body on the city’s boardwalk, in front of Boardwalk Hall. Police confirm that the body was found near a coffee shop and ticket window. No further information has been released. ##
August 9, 2017

NJEA ENDORSES LOCAL DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATIVE SLATE

The New Jersey Education Association has endorsed its legislative candidates for November’s elections, and has backed all three democratic candidates running in our First District. The NJEA backed one republican and one democratic Atlantic County. ##