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MEDICAL WASTE FOUND ON CENTRAL JERSEY BEACHES

Medical waste and needles have been found on two central New Jersey beaches this week.  Officials in Ocean Beach and Mantoloking found the debris on the beaches during the week.  Local health departments were contacted about the discovery. The post MED...

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VINELAND MAN FOUND GUILTY OF ASSAULTING OFFICER IN THE COURTHOUSE

 A 29 year-old Vineland man was found guilty of aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer and resisting arrest at the Vineland Municipal Court. Joshua Graham was asked by a court officer to remove his hat, then step out of the courtroom. Authorities said Graham then “chest bumped” the officer, which led to a fight and …

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“DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER” CRACKDOWN NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LABOR DAY

Police agencies throughout New Jersey are in the midst of their largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2018 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown is now underway and concludes on September 3rd. During the campaign, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols targeting motorists who …

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YOU WILL SOON PAY MORE FOR THE ELECTRIC YOU USE

Your electric bill is going up.  Atlantic City Electric announced Tuesday that it has submitted a rate hike to state regulators that would generate an extra $109.3 million.  The average resident would see a nine and a half percent increase in electric ...

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CASINO EARNINGS EDGE UP SLIGHTLY FOR ATLANTIC CITY

Casino earnings edged up during the second quarter in Atlantic City.  New gaming numbers show that the casinos had a combined operating profit of $171.4 million during the quarter.  The biggest loser appears to be the Borgata which saw its profit decli...

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FEDERAL GRANT COMES TO CAPE MAY FOR EARLY WARNING SYSTEM

A federal grant is coming to the City of Cape May for an early warning system to be installed along the Promenade.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced that the city has secured a $35,600 USDA grant that will provide the alert system along 1.3 miles o...

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