Local News

August 8, 2017

PHEW! FOUL SMELL, SEAGULLS CAME TO SOMERS POINT APARTMENTS

Monday was not a good day at the Mystic Apartments in Somers Point. A garbage truck accidentally dumped a large amount of trash in the parking lot which caused a foul odor and the arrival of hundreds of hungry seagulls. The trash has since been remov...
August 7, 2017

COUNTY SIGNS UP FOR CODE RED EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

Cape May County now has its own emergency alert system. Freeholder Director Gerry Thornton announced that the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has joined the Code Red alert system that will allow of emergency alerts during storm events, and other non-weather related emergencies. The system will be tested in the next two weeks. [...]
August 7, 2017

FEDERAL PROBE INTO EMPLOYEE RECORDS EXPANDS IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

The federal probe into health care benefits for public employees in Atlantic County has expanded. Federal officials are now looking into the records of both the Margate and Ventnor city school districts. Subpoenas were issued to collect those records...
August 7, 2017

CHRISTIE SIGNS LAW MAKING NEW JERSEY “GARDEN STATE”

The Garden State is now officially the Garden State. Governor Christie signed a new bill into law Monday that officially designates New Jersey as the “Garden State” with the official slogan now on the books. A girl scout troop noticed that New Jersey hadn’t put the slogan officially on the books even though it’s been [...]