Local News

August 25, 2017

UPPER TOWNSHIP MAN NOT INJURED AS TRUCK CATCHES FIRE ON PARKWAY

An Upper Township man was not injured when his truck caught fire on the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County Thursday.  27 year old James Jackson had his truck burn in a ball of fire on the Parkway Thursday evening.  Jackson was able to escape his truck without any injury. ##
August 25, 2017

MENENDEZ TO JUDGE: STOP TRIAL ON KEY SENATE VOTE DAYS

United States Senator Robert Menendez would like to have his corruption trial stopped on days when he’s slated to cast key votes in the Senate.  The New Jersey democrat will go on trial next month on allegations that he accepted expensive gifts in exchange for political clout. ##
August 24, 2017

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JAMES WHELAN TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 14

A memorial service to honor former Atlantic City mayor and State Senator Jim Whelan will be held in Atlantic City on September 14th.  Friends and colleagues will gather at Boardwalk Hall to pay tribute to Whelan during a ceremony that begins at 11:30am. ##
August 24, 2017

REPORT: OCEAN CITY MAN WHO KILLED TEEN IN DUI CRASH RELEASED

A 65 year old Ocean City man who killed an Egg Harbor Township teenager 11 years ago in a drunk driving accident has been released from prison.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Stephen French was released last month after pleading guilty to an aggravated manslaughter accident.  The crash killed 17 year old Richard [...]