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MT. LAUREL MAN CHARGED WITH VEHICLE BURGLARIES IN NORTH WILDWOOD

North Wildwood Police say a man was arrested in Mt. Laurel and charged with multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred recently in North Wildwood.  Police say 34 year old Michael Thompson has been charged with ten counts of burglary and one count of drug possession.  He was lodged in the Cape May County Jail on a …

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TEEN SHOOTS HIMSELF IN ATLANTIC CITY, HAS DRUGS IN HIS POSSESSION

A 17 year old boy accidentally shot himself Thursday in Atlantic City and then walked into the hospital with bags of illegal drugs in his possession.  Police say the teen was charged with multiple counts of drug possession after more than 100 bags of cocaine and heroin were found on his body, along with a …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP HONORS RETIRING BASEBALL COACH CHUCK DOUGHERTY

Longtime Middle Township High School baseball coach Chuck Dougherty was honored this week as he wraps up a long career at the helm of the Panther program. The press box at the ball field  now carries his name, and he was presented with a framed jersey .  He’s coached the Panthers for 26 years. For …

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SWEENEY VOWSTO CUT HEALTH CARE, PENSION COSTS IN NEW JERSEY

Senate President Steve Sweeney told reporters Thursday that his plan to reduce the costs associated with public employee benefits will be an end around of Governor Phil Murphy.  Sweeney is introducing a package of 27 bills that will address various issues, and would result in the appointment of an individual in each county to effectuate …

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NO WINNER IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT CONTINUES TO GROW

There were no winners in last night’s Powerball drawing.  The estimated top prize for the next drawing on Saturday night is $270 million.  The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 7, 17, 33, 61, 68, with the Powerball being 04. The post NO ...

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CAPE MAY COUNTY BREAKS GROUND ON NEW TECH VILLAGE AT COUNTY AIRPORT

Cape May County has broken ground on a new Tech Village at the Cape May County Airport in Erma.  The new village will cost $6.2 million and result in the construction of one of three proposed buildings that will serve as an innovation hub for tech businesses.  The first building already has two tenants.  Freeholder …

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SWEENEY TO INTRODUCE BILL TO CONTROL PUBLIC HEALTH CARE, PENSION COSTS

Senate President Steve Sweeney will hold a press conference Thursday to announce a new package of bills designed to control the amount of money the State spends on health care and pension costs.  Sweeney says if the bills are approved by the Legislature, New Jersey will likely be able to avoid the so-called “millionaire’s tax” …

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