Local News

August 9, 2017

AVALON GETS UPDATE ON SOUTH JERSEY GAS PROJECT

The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and received an update from South Jersey Gas on a major utility upgrade project. South Jersey Gas intends to run new larger plastic gas mains in some sections of the Borough that will replace aging in...
August 9, 2017

RULING TO COME SOON IN MARGATE BEACH PROJECT

Federal Judge Renee Bumb is expected to rule soon on a case involving the beach project in Margate that has resulted in ponding of water on the beach. A day long hearing Wednesday concluded in the evening hours and Bumb promised a ruling soon. Federal officials wish to re-start the project as soon as possible. [...]
August 9, 2017

AUTHORITIES SAY SUICIDE CAUSED DEATH OF MAN AT TROPICANA

The death of man Tuesday inside a room at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City has been ruled a suicide. Authorities say the man’s body was found inside a room located on the 37th floor by hotel staff. A woman inside the room was injured with burns and was taken to a local hospital for [...]
August 9, 2017

COUSINS CONVICTED OF KILLING VINELAND MAN IN 2014

Two Atlantic County men have been convicted on charges that they killed Vincent Williams of Vineland three summers ago. Authorities say the two suspects are cousins; they are identified as 25 year old Hakeem Martin and 27 year old Dominique Washington...