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September 4, 2017

SHORE TRAFFIC, LABOR DAY MORNING: ROUTE 47 SLOW IN SPOTS

Traffic leaving the Jersey Shore early Monday morning was slow at spots along Route 47 in Middle Township.  State transportation officials report slow going on the highway leading to the 347 split.  Traffic is expected to be gridlocked in the northbound direction on parts of Route 47 throughout the day and early evening. ##
September 4, 2017

SPORTS: HOLY SPIRIT GRAD ADDED TO PACKERS’ PRACTICE SQUAD

Former Holy Spirit High School quarterback Joe Callahan is now on the practice squad for the Green Bay Packers.  Callahan was added to the squad after he was cut by the Packers from the team’s 53-man roster.  Callahan lives in Absecon. ##
September 4, 2017

LABOR DAY ARRIVES WITH BEST WEATHER OF WEEKEND

Labor Day has arrived at the Jersey Shore with the best weather of the four day holiday weekend.  Skies will be clear today for the long commute home for vacationers and seasonal workers.  There will be no mail delivery today, and Motor Vehicle Commission offices are closed. Private package and mail delivery services are also [...]
September 4, 2017

FORMER OCEAN CITY SPORTS LEGEND DICK GALANTE, 87

Ocean City sports legend and veteran Dick Galante passed away over the weekend at the age of 87.  Galante was a three-sport athlete at Ocean City High School and served in Korea for the United States Navy.  Galante was also the co-creater of the VFW basketball league in Ocean City; his son, Tony, was a [...]