Local News

July 1, 2017

REPORT: FORMER RUTGERS FOOTBALLER WANTS A TRIAL

A former football player at Rutgers University has rejected 15 year plea bargain sentence for alleged armed robberies and instead wants a trial. Tejay Johnson told a judge that he wants to go to trial and if convicted, Johnson could face over 151 years in prison. Another defendant had his date to decide his fat [...]
July 1, 2017

BEACH FILL SUDDENLY LEAVES VENTNOR, HEADS TO MARGATE

A beach fill project that started in Ventnor was suddenly halted and moved to Margate for the busiest time of the summer season. The US Army Corps of Engineers says it was a mechanical problem but some in Margate suspect it was payback because the bea...
July 1, 2017

NEW JERSEY CLOSED; GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN UNDERWAY

The State of New Jersey is closed. Governor Christie ordered a government shutdown and state of emergency at 12:02am Saturday because lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a new budget. State Police and essential services keep working; all parks, re...
June 30, 2017

REPORT: OCEAN FIRST BANK ACQUIRES SUN BANK

The presence of Ocean First Bank in our region is getting a little larger. Nasdaq.com reports that Ocean First Bank has agreed to enter into a plan of merger with Sun National Bank. Sun National Bank still operates more than 30 community banking centers in South Jersey; Ocean First Bank recently acquired Cape Bank and [...]