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AVALON COUNCIL APPROVES FOUR AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORDINANCES

The Avalon Borough Council approved four ordinances Wednesday evening that bring the Borough into compliance with court-mandated affordable housing regulations.  Every New Jersey municipality is obligated to have a plan in place that provides the potential for affordable housing to occur.  The Borough also extended the grace period for property tax payments due to the …

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ABSECON POLICE REPORT ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY, SUSPECT AT LARGE

Authorities in Absecon are seeking a man wanted for an attempted armed robbery on Monday afternoon.  Police a man brandished a folding knife before a juvenile who then sprayed the man with a power washer he was using; the suspect then ran off.  Police say the suspect appeared later Monday afternoon at the Field of …

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INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY INTO DECEASED MAN FOUND IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

An investigation is underway in connection with the recovery of a man’s body in the Cape Island Wildlife Management Area, commonly known as Lepore’s Pit, in Erma.  Authorities ay the body of 34 year old Victor Zenglin of the Villas was found unresponsive late Tuesday afternoon; efforts to revive Zenglin failed.  Police say there is …

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POT CASES NOW STONED BY NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL

Any marijuana-related cases in the Garden State have been adjourned until early September, or later.  New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that all municipal prosecutors should not prosecute any marijuana related offense until then.  New...

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DEMI LOVATO REPORTEDLY OVERDOSES, WON’T PLAY ATLANTIC CITY

The Demi Lovato beach concert in Atlantic City schedule for Thursday is off due to a reported overdose by the singer.  Lovato allegedly overdosed on a drug suspected to be heroin, according to multiple media reports.  The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority is trying to work to book another act to perform on Thursday to replace …

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WHITESBORO WOMAN AMONG TWO DOZEN CHARGED IN TAX FRAUD SCHEME

A 54 year old woman from Whitesboro is among two dozen New Jersey residents charged in connection with a tax fraud scheme in which people filed fraudulent tax returns in the State of Hawaii.  The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced that Karen Bristol-Thomas and 23 others have been implicated.  The investigation was dubbed “Operation …

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