Local News

August 3, 2017

SPORTS: SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR MIDDLE TWP. FOOTBALL

There has been a schedule change for the Middle Township football team, which kicks off its schedule next month. The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that the Panthers will open the schedule Labor Day weekend at home vs. Steinert, which replaces Pitman on the schedule; Pitman is not fielding a team this year. ##
August 3, 2017

CHRISTIE TOUTS END OF ATLANTIC CITY TAX APPEALS

Governor Christie is touting a major achievement in Atlantic City’s recovery..the end of casino tax appeals. Christie says the state has reached an agreement with seven current or former casinos; those appeals drained the city’s finances. ##
August 3, 2017

SEARCH HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR FOR DROWNING VICTIM

The United States Coast Guard has officially suspended the search for a 31 year old man who entered the ocean near Atlantic City’s Steel Pier earlier this week. The search was conducted by the Coast Guard for nearly 24 hours with no recovery. ##
August 3, 2017

ONE RESCUED FROM WILDWOOD HOUSE FIRE

One person was safely rescued from the second floor of a home in Wildwood that caught fire late Wednesday afternoon. Wildwood fire officials say the blaze was brought under control in about 20 minutes; the cause of the fire appears to be accidental du...