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REPORT: LAWSUIT FILED IN WEST WILDWOOD, WERE PEOPLE TARGETED FOR TICKETS?

Another scathing political problem reported in West Wildwood.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that a former Class II police officer has sued the community, alleging that he was told not to write tickets to political allies of the mayor and instead target people who would likely not vote for the mayor in future elections.  …

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TEENAGER DROWNS AT ATLANTIC COUNTY PARK

A 14 year old male drowned Tuesday at a park in Atlantic County.  Hamilton Township Police say the teenager went under the surface of the water at the park on Weymouth Road, and never resurfaced.  A dive team was able to recover the teen’s body. ...

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NJ UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LOWEST IN A DECADE

New Jersey’s unemployment rate stands at 4.4 percent, the lowest it’s been in a decade.  The New Jersey Labor and Workforce Development office says we are still above the national average, which is a paltry 3.8 percent.  Over 4,000 new jobs...

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SECOND FLOOR APARTMENT FIRE IN WILDWOOD, NO INJURIES

Fire crews in Wildwood were called to the scene of a second floor apartment fire on top of a local gym along Pacific Avenue Tuesday morning.  The fire was reported at around 8am and a fire was burning in a bedroom wall on the second floor.  The fire wa...

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BREAK IN SUMMER HEAT EXPECTED BY END OF THE WEEK

A break in the summer heat is expected towards the end of the week.  Accu Weather is calling for skies to remain dry Tuesday and Wednesday nights for various fireworks displays in communities.  There is a very good chance of strong thunderstorms late Friday into early Saturday morning that may bring relief to South Jersey …

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STATE IS NOT COUNTING ON BAG TAX IN THIS YEAR’S BUDGET

New Jersey is not counting on approximately $23 million in revenues from a tax on plastic and paper bags in this year’s budget.  Governor Murphy has not signed a bill that would create a five cent tax on every bag you use.  Environmentalists and some shore towns would rather have plastic bags and other plastics …

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