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WOMAN SHOT IN THE ARM IN A CAR IN VINELAND

Vineland Police say an 18 year old woman was shot in the arm while inside a car on Thursday.  Police say the woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment by a private vehicle.  The bullet went through the victim’s arm and lodged in her chest...

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MAN THREATENS OFF DUTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER WITH KNIFE

48 year old Eric Winter of Vineland was arrested over the weekend and charged with threatening an off duty corrections officer with a knife.  Police say the incident occurred when the officer saw Winter slumped over the vehicle of his car and knocked on the window to check on his well being.  Winter was charged …

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PETE BYRON NAMED MAYOR OF WILDWOOD

Pete Byron is the new mayor of the City of Wildwood.  Wildwood held its government reorganization meeting and Byron was selected by his running mates to serve as mayor, replacing Ernie Troiano.  Senate President Steve Sweeney provided oaths of office to Byron, along with fellow commissioners Krista Fitzsimons and Steve Mikulski. Photo courtesy of campaign …

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TESTA: HIKE IN MINIMUM WAGE WILL IMPACT PROPERTY TAXES AT JERSEY SHORE

State Senator Mike Testa believes that the state’s one dollar increase in the minimum wage will have a negative impact on property taxes paid by those who own property at the Jersey Shore.  Testa believes that some shore-area businesses will have to trim staff and reduce benefits at their companies.  The minimum wage increased to …

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CAPE MAY SUSPENDS PROGRAMS AT FRANKLIN STREET SCHOOL

Recreation programs have been suspended at the Franklin Street School in Cape May due to environmental testing standards found in the kitchen.  The closure is precautionary, as the test results in the gym were acceptable.  Alternate locations for recre...

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