Local News

June 22, 2017

RAISE THE SMOKING AGE? IT’S NOW THE GOVERNOR’S CALL

Governor Christie will be presented with a legislative bill that would increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21 years of age.  The State Assembly approved a bill that would raise the minimum age; Christie has before vetoed similar legislation. ##
June 22, 2017

NORTH WILDWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES ACCREDITATION

A major honor for the North Wildwood Police Department as it has been accredited by a state program.  A recognition ceremony was held Tuesday in the city to honor the police department for achieving the three year accreditation.  Annual reports are required to keep the compliance in good standing. ##
June 22, 2017

WILDWOOD CROWNS NEW MARBLES CHAMPIONS

Wildwood crowned two new marbles national champions on Thursday.  12 year old Sierra Ricci and 14 year old Eli Murphy of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania were named the king and queen of marbles on Thursday.  The national title is held annually at Wildwood’s Ringer Stadium. ##
June 22, 2017

MILLVILLE TEEN CHARGED WITH BREAKING JAW OF ANOTHER TEEN

Millville Police say a 14 year old juvenile is charged with aggravated assault after he broke the jaw of another teen with a punch.  Authorities say the victim is recovering from his injuries after being hospitalized in Delaware.  The victim’s mother made a post on social media detailing the crime. ##