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OCEAN CITY TO PURCHASE SITE OF FORMER CAR DEALERSHIP

Ocean City intends to purchase a nearly two acre site that used to be the home of a car dealership.  Council has authorized the purchase of the property on first reading; Mayor Jay Gillian says the property can be used for open space, parking, recreati...

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VILLAS MAN CHARGED WITH DWI, LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT

Lower Township Police have charged a 24 year old Villas man with drunk driving and with leaving the scene of an accident following a weekend offense.  Police say James Savarese allegedly drove in a reckless manner and struck the rear of a car parked in Cape Woods.  Savarese was processed and taken to the County …

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REFERENDUM QUESTION LOOMS IN NOVEMBER OVER SCHOOL FUNDING ISSUE

A referendum question will be placed on the November ballot that will ask voters if the State should borrow a half billion dollars to pay for public school projects.  The funding would largely pay for extra security, better water service, and expanding county college programs.  Governor Murphy balked at the State spending the money and …

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GOVERNOR VETOES PLASTIC BAG BILL, ORDERS LAWMAKERS TO TRY AGAIN

Governor Phil Murphy has vetoed a bill that would have resulted in a tax on single use plastic bags in New Jersey.  Murphy vetoed the bill on Monday and directed lawmakers to come up with better legislation.  Murphy was criticized for supporting the bill as a money grab rather than a way to improve the …

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NJ MAN SHOT IN GAMING TOURNAMENT UNDERGOES SURGERY

A Middletown, New Jersey man was among those who were shot during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday.  George Amadeo was shot in the ankle when a gunman who participated in the tournament opened fire.  Amadeo was expected to undergo ...

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PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AND KILLED ON ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY

One person has been killed during a hit and run accident on the Atlantic City Expressway Saturday night.  Police say a GMC Yukon struck and killed the pedestrian near milepost 5.7 in Atlantic County.  So far, the names of the victim and driver have not been released; the car was located a short time after …

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