New Jersey’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.5 percent in August, representing a three tenths of a percentage point increase in one month. New statistics show the state got rid of 700 private sector jobs but added 900 public positions.
Producers of the “Haunted Towns” TV program on the Destination America channel revealed that Cape May will be featured on next week’s show. The episode will premiere Tuesday, Sept 19th at 10 p.m. and explores the Emlen Physick Estate and the Cape May Fish Market. Reportedly, some “pretty creepy” things were caught on camera.
Asbury Park Police report that a 32 year-old intoxicated man who was rescued from the ocean on Wednesday night became aggressive and threatening toward the emergency personnel who saved him. Joshua H. O’Donnell of Metuchen was pulled from the water around 9:30pm and was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. O’Donnell was taken to [...]
Republican Tom Smith has resigned his seat on the Somers Point Council. Smith says he resigned for personal reasons and will work with the community in other areas. Smith’s resignation will be discussed by Council at its Thursday meeting.