Local News

May 16, 2017

REPORT: LEGENDARY LOCAL SINGER BUBBA MAC PASSES AWAY AT 73

A local music legend has passed away at the age of 73.  Herb “Bubba Mac” Birch died Tuesday morning following a long music career at the Jersey Shore which also saw him Bubba Mac’s Shack in Somers Point 17 years ago.  The Gazette Leader reports that Birch had several health issues recently. ##
May 16, 2017

COUNTY READY TO MONITOR COASTAL WATERWAYS STARTING MAY 30TH

The Cape May County Department of Health will soon begin its coastal monitoring program.  The program kicks off on May 30th and requires the County to routinely test 61 ocean and one back bay site for water quality. ##
May 16, 2017

LOWER TWP. POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH DRUG OFFENSES

Lower Township Police have charged a 26 year old man from North Cape May with multiple drug offenses following a motor vehicle stop 12 days ago.  Brendon Glinecke was arrested after police found drugs in his vehicle.  Glinecke resisted arrest and was eventually processed on several criminal charges. ##
May 16, 2017

STATE PRIVATIZES ATLANTIC CITY’S TRASH COLLECTION SERVICES

The State of New Jersey decided to privatize Atlantic City’s trash collection services without approval from City Council.  A three year deal has been awarded to Gold Medal Environmental, according to the Press of Atlantic City.  Council meets next tomorrow. ##