Local News

May 2, 2017

SOUTH JERSEY TO GET NEW 640 AREA CODE

The 609 area code is getting a new friend.  State regulators have approved a new 640 area code for the region served from Cape May to Mercer County.  The new 640 area code will overlay the existing 609 service area to provide more phone numbers for our region. ##
May 2, 2017

MAN DRIVES DRUNK WITH TWO KIDS, SMASHES UTILITY POLE

A 35 year old Millville man has been arrested for a drunk driving accident that occurred while two children were in his vehicle.  Police say Isaac Hernandez-Perez was drunk early Monday morning when he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole.  There were no injuries. ##
May 2, 2017

REPORT: HARD ROCK ATLANTIC CITY WANTS TO BECOME DAILY DESTINATION

The business plan for the new Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City calls for it to become a daily destination in South Jersey.  Officials have told the Press of Atlantic City that the new property will open next summer, and it wants to book both entertainment and sporting events during the middle of the week. [...]
May 2, 2017

TAXES TO GO UP IN VINELAND’S NEW MUNICIPAL BUDGET

It looks like taxes will be going up in Vineland’s municipal budget this year.  The new $64 million plan has been proposed and contains no layoffs or elimination of services….but it includes a tax hike to pay off a nearly $2 million deficit created by the prior administration. ##