Local News

May 2, 2017

ATLANTIC COUNTY GETS HOME GOODS STORE THIS WEEKEND

Many retail stores are closing their doors in our area, and nationwide…but our region gets a new store this weekend.  Home Goods announced that it will be opening its first retail location in our area on Sunday at the Festival Shopping Center in Hamilton Township. ##
May 2, 2017

OEM COORDINATORS, STAFF ATTENDING CONFERENCE IN ATLANTIC CITY

Emergency management personnel from around the State are attending a week long conference in Atlantic City to learn new methods to enact their emergency plans.  Many Cape May County communities have sent personnel to the Tropicana to learn new programs and systems to save lives and properties during major storm events. ##
May 2, 2017

SOUTH JERSEY TO GET NEW 640 AREA CODE

The 609 area code is getting a new friend.  State regulators have approved a new 640 area code for the region served from Cape May to Mercer County.  The new 640 area code will overlay the existing 609 service area to provide more phone numbers for our region. ##
May 2, 2017

MAN DRIVES DRUNK WITH TWO KIDS, SMASHES UTILITY POLE

A 35 year old Millville man has been arrested for a drunk driving accident that occurred while two children were in his vehicle.  Police say Isaac Hernandez-Perez was drunk early Monday morning when he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole.  There were no injuries. ##