Local News

May 26, 2017

AVALON RECEIVES BIG STATE GRANT FOR STREET CONSTRUCTION

Avalon has received a large state grant for street reconstruction.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that the Borough has received over $180,000 for the reconstruction of a portion of 39th Street in the community.  The grant came from the New Jersey Department of Transportation. ##
May 26, 2017

PARKWAY ACCIDENTS CLOG TRAFFIC FRIDAY IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

A couple of motor vehicle accidents on the Garden State Parkway have caused major problems on Friday.  A vehicle overturned on the Parkway during the morning commute near Exit 17; that wreck was cleared.  During the early afternoon hours, another accident on the Parkway in the southbound lanes near milepost 20 closed one lane of [...]
May 26, 2017

22 YEAR OLD MAN KILLED ON ROUTE 55 FRIDAY MORNING

A 22 year old man was killed after being struck by two motor vehicles on Route 55 early Friday morning.  New Jersey State Police say Laron Washington Jr. of Sewell walked into the roadway in Maurice River Township shortly after 1:00am.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. ##
May 26, 2017

TWO CHARGED WITH DRUG DISTRIBUTION IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

Middle Township Police have charged a local couple with drug distribution charges.  Police found over a half ounce of crack cocaine and marijuana in a residence belonging to 38 year old James “Shakey” Powell and 35 year old Dana Robinson-Powell who live on Main Street in Edgewood. ##