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FIRE INSIDE CASINO HOTEL ROOM WAS MAKESHIFT METH LAB

A fire inside a hotel room at the Tropicana Casino this week was caused by the occupant establishing a makeshift methamphetamine lab.  Police in Atlantic City charged 49 year old Michael Pillar with having the lab inside the room of the casino hotel.  Pillar had to be taken to the hospital as a result of …

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ALDI, OLIVE GARDEN COMING TO ROUTE 55 SHOPPING AREA

An Aldi supermarket and an Olive Garden restaurant are both coming to the Route 55 shopping corridor at the border of Millville and Vineland.  Both communities have now signed off on the business project.  A former KMart store will now house a furnitur...

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PRESIDENT’S WEEKEND, TIME TO POLAR PLUNGE IN SEA ISLE CITY

It’s President’s Day weekend, and that means Sea Isle City will experience a summer-like weekend with the annual Polar Bear Plunge event.  Locals should be aware that there will be traffic on Sea Isle Boulevard all weekend, packed with people attending the annual event.  The actual plunge takes place on the coldest day of the …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP TO OFFER FREE ETSY TRAINING CLASS IN EARLY MARCH

Middle Township is partnering with a non profit economic development agency to offer a free Etsy class on March 7th through April 11th.  The class is weekly and will show people how to start up their own business, or expand their current business.  Class size is limited and details are available on the municipal website, …

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REPORT: FACING CHARGES, THOMAS SHUTS DOWN PROMOTION COMPANY

A local concert promoter who, for the second time, is facing theft charges has decided to temporarily shut down her company.  Amanda Thomas told the Press of Atlantic City that she is temporarily shutting down the company that was supposed to promote several events in the Wildwoods this year, everything from a beach concert to …

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ABC NEWS: AT LEAST 17 DEAD IN SCHOOL SHOOTING IN FLORIDA

At least 17 people have been killed during a shooting at a school in southern Florida on Wednesday.  ABC News is reporting that the suspect is 19 year old Nikolaus Cruz who was taken into custody.  The shooting took place at Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland, FL.  Listen to ABC News hourly for updates …

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