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MAN DEAD FOLLOWING HEAD ON CRASH IN HAMMONTON

A 67 year old man was killed during a head on crash in Hammonton Sunday morning.  Police say the accident occurred on Route 206 in the city.  Joseph Bellace, Sr. was killed when his car was struck head on by a car driven by a 25 year old driver.  The c...

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ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC PLANS POWER OUTAGE IN OCEAN CITY

Atlantic City Electric is planning a power outage for part of Ocean City on February 26th.  City officials announced that the area between North and 13th streets will be affected, for about 15 minutes.  Reminders will be sent to residents this week. Th...

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SPORTS: MIDDLE DOMINATES AT REGION 8 WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

A very strong day Saturday for the Middle Township High School wrestling team at the District 30 tournament.  The Panthers had three champions crowned and qualified seven wrestlers for the Region 8 competition in the tournament.  The winners included Romeo Rodriguez, Gary Nagle, and Austin Comminsky who earned titles at Clearview Regional High School. For …

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SOUTH JERSEY PASTOR ADMITS TO ASSAULTING FOUR CHILDREN

A 74 year old pastor from Medford has confessed to sexually assaulting four children over a 16 year period.  Harry Thomas admitted in court Friday that the assaults continued until 2015, and he had an inappropriate action with a fifth child.  Thomas no...

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SEA ISLE’S POLAR BEAR PLUNGE GOES OFF WITH CALM WEATHER

Sea Isle City’s annual Polar Bear Plunge event occurred Saturday just hours before a mix of rain and sleet moved into our region.  Businesses in the city count on the weekend for an annual mid winter pop of business that they will not experience until Memorial Day weekend.  About 40,000 people came to town for …

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STATE POLICE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS SUSPECTED OF USING FAKE MONEY

New Jersey State Police are looking for two women who may have used counterfeit money at local businesses in our region.  Police announced on their social media page that the suspects may have used the bogus money at three separate locations on January 30th.  Small purchases were made, with real cash given as change.  If …

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BREAKING NEWS: MIDDLE TOWNSHIP TEACHER ADMITS TO PRESCRIPTION FRAUD SCHEME

A social studies teacher in the Middle Township School District admitted Friday that he was part of a multi-million dollar prescription fraud scheme.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that 46 year old Shawn Sypherd of Upper Township admitted to orchestrating $2.4 million in fraudulent prescription drug benefits through the state’s health benefits program.  He …

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