Local News

July 5, 2017

UTILITY: SCAMMERS TRYING TO REPRESENT OUR COMPANY

Atlantic City Electric is warning customers that there is a phone scam going on where the caller claims to represent the utility and asks for a payment pending the shutoff of service. The utility reports that the caller indicates that the customer should purchase a pre-paid debit card to prevent shutoffs, which Atlantic City Electric [...]
July 5, 2017

NORTH CAPE MAY MAN BUSTED ON ASSAULT, INVASION OF PRIVACY CHARGES

A 46 year old North Cape May man has been charged with aggravated assault, invasion of privacy, and other offenses following a dispute he had with his girlfriend. Lower Township Police say 46 year old Ernest “Drew” Paulus III allegedly pointed a shotgun to the head of the victim and told the woman not to [...]
July 5, 2017

TWO HURT DURING BOAT EXPLOSION IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

A 23 foot power boat had its engine explode in Little Egg Harbor Monday afternoon, and four occupants of the boat jumped into the water to safety. Two of the passengers suffered burns from the explosion and needed medical treatment. The fire engulfed...
July 5, 2017

REPORT: LIFEGUARDS ATTACKED ON OCEAN CITY BEACH

Five Pennsylvania men were charged in connection with an alleged drunken fight with lifeguards on the Ocean City beach during the holiday weekend. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the individuals fought with the guards who then called police for assistance. Two of the suspects ran through a pier on the boardwalk in an [...]