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COAST GUARD SUSPENDS SEARCH FOR MISSING SWIMMER

The United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who entered the surf Monday night near the Ocean Resort Casino.  Authorities say the man was spotted by a witness entering the ocean Monday at 9:30pm, and he has not been found.  The Coas...

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WILDWOOD MARKETPLACE TO FEATURE CHICAGO 9 TRIBUTE BAND

Thursday night will be a big night in downtown Wildwood.  The Downtown Wildwood Shopping Marketplace will be held at the Byrne Plaza, and live music will be provided by The Chicago 9 Tribute Band.  Over 20 vendors will be selling a variety of merchandi...

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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY WOMEN FOUND DEAD IN VENTNOR CONDO

Atlantic County authorities have identified the two women found dead in a Ventnor condominium as a mother and daughter.  Police say the bodies of 87 year old Elaine Rosen and 67 year old Michelle Gordon were found Sunday morning; both died of blunt force trauma and were murdered.  Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday; no suspects …

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WILDWOOD POLICE BUST MAN ON GUN, DRUG CHARGES

Wildwood Police say a 22 year old Philadelphia man was found on the city’s boardwalk Friday night with a loaded gun and marijuana in his possession.  Police have charged Dayshan Marks who had a 9 millimeter loaded handgun in his possession; the gun had the serial number defaced.  Police say Marks was hauled off to …

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CAPE MAY COUNTY FILES LAWSUIT REGARDING OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Cape May County has filed a lawsuit against leading pharmaceutical manufacturers over the opioid epidemic that has claimed 32 lives since 2016.  County officials say the lawsuit has been filed over a misleading advertising campaign that convinces both doctors and patients that the benefits outweigh the risks of opioid use.  It was filed in Superior …

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44 YEAR OLD MAN BUSTED FOR GRAFFITI INCIDENTS IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

A 44 year old North Cape May man has been charged by Lower Township Police in connection with a string of graffiti incidents in the community.  Police announced Monday that Thomas Hale of Winslow Avenue was arrested Friday after conducting a search warrant on his residence.  Police say multiple properties and public infrastructure was targeted …

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58 YEAR OLD MAN FOUND, MAY HAVE DROWNED AT FORMER PONDERLODGE GOLF SITE

Lower Township Police announced that the body of a 58 year old man was found at a lake at the Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management area, formerly known as the Ponderlodge Golf Course.  Authorities say the apparent drowning occurred late Sunday afternoon, and the body of the victim was recovered.  The cause of death has …

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SEA ISLE CITY COUNCIL TO MEET TUESDAY MORNING

The Sea Isle City Council will meet Tuesday morning.  Council is expected to authorize a new agreement with its municipal solicitor, Paul Baldini.  Council may also authorize an amendment to this year’s capital project plan; the meeting begins Tu...

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HUGE FIRE DESTROYS BUSINESSES IN TOMS RIVER

Five businesses were destroyed in a strip mall in Toms River early Monday morning.  Fire crews say the quick moving blaze ripped through the businesses quickly.  The mall is located on Route 9; the fire may have started in a dry cleaning business. The ...

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