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November 1, 2017

NO INJURIES AS COAST GUARD HELPS TWO ABOARD BOAT NEAR CAPE MAY

No injuries were reported after two individuals on board a 52 foot boat were rescued by the United States Coast guard near Cape May Wednesday morning.  The Coast Guard reports that the vessel was taking on water about six miles east of Cape May.  A response boat was dispatched, and those on board and the [...]

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November 1, 2017

REPORT: CHILD STRUCK BY MOTOR VEHICLE IN UPPER TWP. ON HALLOWEEN

A seven year old boy was struck by a motor vehicle late Tuesday afternoon in Upper Township during Trick or Treat hours.  NJ.com reports that the boy was with his mother when he was struck by a GMC vehicle.  The boy suffered non-life threatening injuri...
November 1, 2017

ROUTE 52 INBOUND TO OCEAN CITY TO BE CLOSED SATURDAY MORNING

Route 52 inbound from Atlantic County to Ocean City will be closed for a few hours this Saturday morning.  City officials announced that the Trail of Two Cities 5K Walk/Run will be taking place, and the roadway will be closed for the pedestrian traffic.  Motorists are advised to plan for alternate routes until at least [...]

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November 1, 2017

LOCAL BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO 87 MONTHS IN PRISON

A man who robbed four banks including one in Ocean City has been sentenced to 87 months in prison.  43 year old Bruce Wayne Higgins of Virginia robbed a branch of TD Bank in Ocean City and another bank in Atlantic City.  Higgins must also pay nearly $2...