Local News

August 25, 2017

NORTH WILDWOOD ANNOUNCES GUARDED BEACHES FOR LABOR DAY

The North Wildwood Beach Patrol has announced that all beaches will be guarded during the upcoming Labor Day weekend holiday.  Five beaches will be guarded after the weekend, with seven more guarded the following weekend as the summer season winds down. ##
August 25, 2017

FORMER SOUTH JERSEY FIRE CHIEF GETS SIX YEARS FOR CHILD PORN

The former chief of the Audubon Park Fire Department will be spending six years in prison for distributing child pornography from a computer at the fire house.  The New Jersey Attorney General announced that John Terruso of Marlton used a file sharing network to share the images of kiddie porn. ##
August 25, 2017

WILDWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO DWELLING FIRE

The Wildwood Fire Department responded to a residential fire on East Andrews Avenue early Friday afternoon.  Fire officials say the blaze was contained to the kitchen area in a third floor unit.  The fire was extinguished, no injuries are reported.  Damage estimates are in the neighborhood of $5,000. ## Photo from Wildwood Fire Department
August 25, 2017

BANK ROBBER SHOT AND KILLED DETECTIVES IN ESSEX COUNTY

A man who robbed a branch of PNC Bank in Orange, New Jersey was shot and killed by a sheriff’s detective who happened to be nearby the robbery.  Authorities in Essex County say the suspect was armed with a handgun and refused orders to stop for authorities before he was shot.  The man’s name is [...]