Local News

August 29, 2017

TWO ATLANTIC COUNTY MEN BUSTED FOR HOME INVASIONS

Hamilton Township Police have announced the arrests of two men in connection with multiple armed home invasion robberies that have occurred throughout the month.  25 year old Bashawn Whitted-Scott of Atlantic City and 31 year old Sean Temple of Mays Landing were charged this week with offenses ranging from robbery to conspiracy.  Both are holed [...]
August 29, 2017

SEA ISLE MAN SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS FOR FRAUD SCHEME

A 68 year old Sea Isle City man has been sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $10 million in restitution courtesy of a fraud scheme he ran through his payroll company.  John Scholtz ran Innovative Payroll Services, LLC; for four years, Scholtz or his staffers would withdraw funds from the [...]
August 29, 2017

POLITICS: GUDAGNO BLASTS MURPHY OVER TAX PLAN

Republican Kim Guadagno is blasting democrat Phil Murphy over Murphy’s tax plan which Guadagno says will cost residents $1.3 billion.  Guadagno held a press event with republican lawmakers on Tuesday and blasted Murphy over the tax plan just more than two months before the gubernatorial election. ##
August 29, 2017

NTSB RELEASES REPORT ON BANNER PLANE ACCIDENT

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report regarding a banner plane accident in Middle Township nine days ago.  The report indicates that the plane’s engine lost power and the 20 year old pilot landed it in a marsh.  The pilot was certified to fly the aircraft. ##