Local News

June 20, 2017

CHRISTIE: DON’T WORRY, DEMOCRATS WON’T SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says democrats in Trenton will not shut down state government in an election year over school funding issues. Christie told reporters he doesn’t think democrats would be that “irresponsible” in a year where all 120 seats, and Christie’s own job, will be filled by voters. ##
June 20, 2017

STATE ARGUES AGAINST VERY STRICT FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

New Jersey regulators pled their case before federal officials regarding severe restrictions on the summer flounder catch in New Jersey. The State argued Tuesday that its restrictions will preserve more of the summer flounder stock than the onerous federal regulations. A NJDEP official called the meeting a “good discussion”. ##
June 20, 2017

REPORT: WILDWOOD POLICE INVESTIGATING PUNCH BY OFFICER

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is reportedly investigating an incident that resulted in a Wildwood police officer punching a man in the face. WPVI-TV reports that it happened Sunday evening near New Jersey and Roberts avenues in the city. The name of the officer and the victim are not being released at this time. [...]
June 20, 2017

LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE ANNOUNCE RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILD

Lower Township Police announced the safe location and recovery of a seven year old child who wandered away from his parents in Diamond Beach. Police say the boy was spotted on Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest and returned to his parents on Monday. Police are advising parents to take preventative steps to help ensure the [...]