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REPORT: BEACH TOWN ERRED BY HIKING BEACH PARKING FEES TO PAY FOR SANDY DAMAGE

A popular New Jersey beach town erred when it doubled its fees for beachfront parking in order to raise funds to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy.  NJ.com reports that Belmar lost a big decision in court on Monday, and now has to pay for attorney fees to the party that sued the community.  The courts …

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PROSECUTOR: USE OF DEADLY FORCE IN ATLANTIC CITY WAS JUSTIFIED

The use of deadly force by an Atlantic City police officer last year was justified, according to the Prosecutor’s Office.  32 year old Timothy Deal was shot and killed last June by police after he stabbed an officer in the torso with a knife.  The officer ordered Deal to drop the knife and he did …

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REPORT: WILDWOOD TO CONTINUE TO BLARE KATE SMITH ON CITY’S BOARDWALK

You will still hear Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” on the Wildwood boardwalk this summer.  NJ.com reports that Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano stated in an interview that Smith is being banned for a song that was satirical in nature.  The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Yankees have broken away from using Smith’s song …

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FIRE DESTROYS DUPLEX DURING EARLY MORNING FIRE IN SEA ISLE CITY

Another devastating fire in Sea Isle City, this one destroyed a duplex on Easter Sunday morning.  Fire crews from multiple communities were called to the fire at 75th and Central avenues in the city shortly before 6:00am.  There are no reports of injuries, and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway. Photo …

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AVALON CANCELS EGG HUNT, LOWER TOWNSHIP CHANGES START TIME

Avalon cancelled its Easter egg hunt scheduled for Saturday morning due to weather conditions.  Lower Township moved its annual hunt from a morning start time to 12 Noon at the Freemon Douglass Park, on Saturday. The post AVALON CANCELS EGG HUNT, LOWER...

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