There were no winners in last night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing which means Friday night’s drawing will have the 10th largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. The estimated top prize will be in the neighborhood of $323 million; it will be the 29th largest jackpot in lottery history in the United States. ##
New Jersey’s victims of Hurricane Sandy now have until September 15th to process their claims. A little over 400 state residents are due federal funds to repair their homes from the storm, but have not yet processed their paperwork. ##
The United States Coast Guard is searching for a man who was seen entering the ocean last night near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, and never returned. The Coast Guard sent the cutter “Mako” from Cape May to search for the missing swimmer overnight; so far, he has not been found. ##
The Avalon Beach Patrol won a lifeguard event on its home sand Tuesday night. Avalon edged Sea Isle City to capture the David J. Kerr Jr. Memorial Lifeguard races. Avalon edged Sea Isle City by five points.