Local News

May 24, 2017

STATE: BEACHES IN GREAT SHAPE, WATER IS EXCELLENT FOR SUMMER

New Jersey DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says the beaches are in great shape and the water quality is excellent heading into the summer tourism season.  Martin made that announcement Wednesday morning during the 15th annual State of the Shore event in Long Branch. ##
May 24, 2017

SPORTS: LANCETTA NAMED ST. AUGUSTINE FOOTBALL COACH

Former Hammonton football coach Pete Lancetta is now in charge of the football program at St. Augustine.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Lancetta brings his 215 career wins to the Hermits program in advance of the upcoming football season. ##
May 24, 2017

CAPE MAY DEVELOPS TWO “MEET SPOTS” TO COMPLETE ONLINE SALES

The Cape May Police Department has established two safety zones for which online transactions can be completed.  Police Chief Anthony Marino told us that the two meeting spots are monitored via camera 24 hours a day to ensure the safety of online transactions. ##
May 24, 2017

ABSEGAMI HIRES KENNY JOHNSON AS BOYS BASKETBALL COACH

A Cape Atlantic League boys basketball team has a new head coach.  Kenny Johnson, the former coach at Pleasantville, has taken the reigns of the program at Absegami High School.  Johnson replaces Greg Goodwin who finished his third term as boys basketball coach. ##