Local News

May 17, 2017

WILDWOOD MAN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE CAR THEFTS IN GLOUCESTER

A 26 year old Wildwood man has been charged in connection with several car thefts in Gloucester County.  Justin R. Lahn was busted by police departments in Franklin and Newfield for the thefts, which allegedly occurred in March and April. ##
May 17, 2017

OCEAN CITY CANS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HOUSING AUTHORITY

Ocean City has fired 54 year old Alesia Watson as the executive director of the city’s housing authority.  Watson was fired after she pleaded guilty to charges that embezzled funds while on the job.  Watson used public funds to buy nearly 70 MasterCard gift cards for her family. ##
May 16, 2017

STATE SCRAMBLES TO MAKE UP REVENUE SHORTFALL IN BUDGET

The State of New Jersey is over a half billion dollars short of projected revenue for the year, so cuts are being made.  State treasury officials told lawmakers this week that Homestead property tax rebate reimbursements will be withheld for two months to local towns as a way to make up for the revenue shortfall. [...]
May 16, 2017

VOICE RECORDER FOUND IN NEW JERSEY JET CRASH

The voice recorder has been found from the Lear jet that crashed in northern New Jersey earlier this week.  The National Transportation Safety Board began its investigation Tuesday, and officials on site say the wind was a concern at the time of the accident that claimed two lives. ##