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STUDENTS BUSTED IN VINELAND FOR MAKING SCHOOL THREATS

Two students who attend Vineland public schools have been arrested by police for making various threats.  Police announced that a 17 year old students was charged with making a false public alarm, while a 13 year old student made a threat that was hear...

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LOWER TOWNSHIP NOW PART OF PUBLIC ADVOCACY PROGRAM

Lower Township has now joined two other communities in a public advocacy program that involves Cape Assist.  Lower Township will now work with a New Jersey Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor to assist residents.  The program will help those who are battling with dependency issues who appear in a court for an offense that stems …

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SNOW CAUSES DELAY IN SEASON OPENER FOR GREAT ADVENTURE

The Great Adventure theme park in central New Jersey will not open on time.  Six Flags announced that the season opener will now be on March 30th, one week later than planned.  The reason?  Ten inches of snow that fell during a snowstorm last week. The...

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STILL NO POWER FOR THOUSANDS OF AC ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS

It’s been a slow process to restore power for several thousand customers of Atlantic City Electric.  As of Thursday evening, the utility still had thousands of customers largely away from the shore region experiencing power delays.  Some of the power is not expected to be restored until Friday night, at the earliest.  The winter storm …

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SPORTS: EAGLES ADD SPEEDY WR MIKE WALLACE, ONE YEAR DEAL

The Philadelphia Eagles have added a ton of speed…and a potential head case…to their roster.  The Eagles’ have signed veteran wide receiver Mike Wallace to a one year deal worth $2.5 million.  Wallace was a standout with the Pittsburgh Steelers before his career soured and he bounced around to a few other teams.  He’s expected …

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CREST ADOPTS NEW BUDGET WITH SMALL TAX HIKE

A small tax increase for Wildwood Crest residents this year.  The Borough Commission approved a budget earlier this week that raises the tax rate by a penny.  The new budget is expected to raise an additional $201,000 in revenue. The post CREST ADOPTS ...

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85 YEAR OLD NJ BUS DRIVER ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

An 85 year old former school bus driver is now accused of sexually molesting nine children.  Edward Atoeff was still driving buses this week in the northern New Jersey community of Montgomery when he was charged by police.  Two adult victims went to police to say that Atoeff sexually abused them; his alleged victims date …

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NEW JERSEY MOVES CLOSER TO A PAID SICK LEAVE BILL

New Jersey is moving closer to an earned sick leave bill that would require employers in the private sector to provide paid sick leave to employees.  The bill would allow the employee to accrue one hour of earned sick leave for every hour worked. The p...

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