Local News

April 5, 2017

LONG TIME CAPE MAY BUSINESSMAN CARL AXELSON, 79

Long time Cape May businessman Carl Axelson has passed away at the age of 79.  Axelson and his brother were the co-owners of Mayer’s Tavern and the Captain’s Cove, both in Cape May.  Services will be held Saturday at the Spiker Funeral Home. ##
April 5, 2017

CHRISTIE’S BUDGET TO BE REVIEWED BY LAWMAKERS TODAY

Governor Chris Christie’s budget is being reviewed by lawmakers today.  State Treasurer Ford Scudder will brief some Assembly committees today on the $35.5 billion spending plan, which includes a $2.5 billion payment to the public employees’ pension system. ##
April 4, 2017

PAYLESS SHOES CLOSING 400 STORES, UNCLEAR IF ANY ARE LOCAL

Payless Shoes is closing 400 stores immediately, but it’s not known if any of the stores in our area will be closing.  Payless has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close hundreds of stores immediately.  Payless has stores locally in Rio Grande, Cape May Court House, Somers Point, and Atlantic City. ##
April 4, 2017

NEW JERSEY MAN BUSTED, 16 DIFFERENT TYPES OF DRUGS IN HIS CAR

Variety is the spice of life..and a North Jersey man learned that lesson the hard way after police arrested him while he had 16 different types of narcotics in his vehicle.  31 year old Hector Veloz had everything from crystal meth to Tramadol in his vehicle when he was arrested over the weekend.  Veloz also [...]