North Wildwood is looking for applicants for the annual Miss North Wildwood Pageant, to be held this July at the North End American Grille. The winner of this year’s event can collect $500 and represent the city at various public events. ##
The United States Coast Guard rescued five people who were on a boat headed for some pilings in Atlantic Highlands over the weekend. The boat lost power to an engine and was drifting towards a collision with the piling before the Coast Guard attached a tow line to the boat and towed it safely away.
Another major beach renourishment project is coming to New Jersey. State officials will be in Ortley Beach, Ocean County on Wednesday to usher in a northern Ocean County beach fill project that will cost $128 million. The project will restore beaches that were stripped by Hurricane Sandy. ##
A kayaker who fell off his water craft into the Delaware Bay near Lower Township on Sunday succumbed after becoming distressed in the water. Lower Township Police say James Jones of the Villas was distressed in the bay after he fell out of his kayak. Police and bystanders attempted to assist Jones with CPR as [...]