Local News

April 22, 2017

REPORT: PINELANDS HIGH HAS LAYOFFS, INCLUDING FOOTBALL COACH

Pinelands Regional High School has conducted some layoffs at the school, including that of popular high school football coach Brian Wilkinson.  Wilkinson’s teaching job as well as jobs belonging to three assistants were all eliminated from the school due to budget cuts. ##
April 22, 2017

TWO CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING IN VINELAND

Two people were charged with kidnapping in Vineland after the victim alerted a store clerk she was being held against her will.  31 year old Juan Reyes and 22 year old Talisa colon removed a woman from her car, and took her to a Wawa to take money out of an ATM.  Police moved in [...]
April 22, 2017

MAN STEALS CIGARETTES AT WAWA..IN FRONT OF TWO COPS

A man stole nine packs of cigarettes at a Wawa in Pleasantville last week, right in the presence of two uniformed police officers.  32 year old Robert Jones of Egg Harbor Township was arrested after police conducted a brief chase.  Jones was arrested and released on a summons. ##
April 21, 2017

JERSEY SHORE TOWN MAY ELIMINATE PAID FIRE FIGHTERS

A small beach community at the Jersey Shore may decide next week to lay off three paid firefighters.  Deal officials tell the Asbury Park Press that it’s an economic decision; but the firemen may sue, saying the issue is really over an overtime pay dispute. ##