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BOOKER WANTS NJ ATTORNEYS TO HELP WITH VOTE COUNT IN FLORIDA

The recount of votes in Florida must be done by attorneys, by hand, and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker wants Garden State attorneys to help out.  Booker on Monday asked for any lawyers with a week on their hands to head to Florida for the recount of votes in a Senate election in which a …

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TUESDAY IS SENTENCING DAY IN JOSH VADELL CASE

Tuesday is sentencing day for two men connected to the shooting of Atlantic City Police officer Josh Vadell.  30 year old Demetris Cross of Bridgeton and 31 year old Martel Chisolm of Millville will be sentenced Tuesday morning in Atlantic County Super...

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REPORT: CANDY MAKER AT THE SHORE FILES FOR CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY

A popular candy maker at the Jersey Shore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.   The Press of Atlantic City reports that James Candy Company, which makes Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy, has filed for the protection.  The company cites a very wet season at the shore for declining revenues.  The family that operates the …

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ATLANTIC CITY MAYOR, COUNCILMAN INVOLVED IN CASINO “INCIDENT”

Few details have emerged regarding an incident at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City involving Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II.  Both men were involved in what’s being described as a loud argument with three other men early Sunday morning.  Neither politician is commenting on the nature of the dispute …

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LOCAL AMERICAN LEGION POST SENDING ACTIVE MEMBERS HOME FOR HOLIDAY

American Legion Post #331 of Stone Harbor and Avalon will be sending five active members of the United States Coast Guard Base home for Christmas.  For the fourth consecutive year, the Post has generated funds that will send the members and their families home during their holiday break.  The program is for interested active members …

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FIRE GUTS HOME ON HOLMES AVENUE IN NORTH CAPE MAY

Fire companies from Lower Township responded to a house fire on Holmes Avenue in North Cape May Saturday morning.  Fire crews found the home fully involved in flames.  A first floor section of the home was completely gutted by the fire, which took about 90 minutes to extinguish.  No reports of any injuries. Photo courtesy …

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OCEAN CITY OFFICIALLY BACKS OFF PURCHASE OF CAR LOT PROPERTY

Ocean City has officially backed off a plan to purchase a current car lot for over $9 million.  The Ocean City Council repealed an ordinance that would have purchased the lot from the Klause brothers.  Mayor Jay Gillian still believes it was a good deal in order to prevent the lot from being converted to …

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MILLVILLE COP PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO BEATING SEVERAL SUSPECTS

A 39 year old Millville Police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that he used excessive force against some criminal suspects.  Jeffrey Profitt has been indicted on numerous counts, including falsifying police records.  He was indicted last year on charges that he threw a 62 year old man to the ground, face first, on …

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