Local News

May 10, 2017

ATLANTIC COUNTY INTRODUCES NEW COUNTY BUDGET

Atlantic County introduced a new $205 million county budget during its freeholder meeting on Tuesday.  County freeholders introduced the budget without comment.  There has been talk of a tax increase on Atlantic County taxpayers due to financing issues relating to Atlantic City. ##
May 10, 2017

SHOOTING REPORTED AT VINELAND APARTMENT BUILDING

Vineland Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex late Tuesday afternoon.  Police were called to the scene of Asselta Acres on Axtell Avenue.  Police say a blue minivan had its windows shot out.  No word of any injuries or suspects in custody. ##
May 10, 2017

REPORT: PLEASANTVILLE TO ELIMINATE AD, NAMES GYM AFTER LEARY

The Pleasantville school district is eliminating the position of athletic director and nearly 70 other jobs to balance a budget.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the school will also dedicate the high school gym in honor of former longtime boys basketball coach Ken Leary. ##
May 10, 2017

THREE AVALON INCUMBENTS RE-ELECTED TO BOROUGH COUNCIL

Avalon’s municipal election Tuesday night produced no surprises as incumbents Dr. Nancy Hudanich, James Deever, and John McCorristin were all re-elected to office.  The three incumbents defeated a challenger by a nearly three to one margin; each has earned four year terms on Borough Council starting July 1st. ##