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REPORT: LOCAL BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT CAPTURED AT MOTEL

A man who was wanted in connection with a string of bank robberies was apprehended at a motel in Atlantic County Friday morning.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Thomas Dougher was arrested at the Quality Inn on the Black Horse Pike in Pleasantville.  Dougher was wanted in connection with several bank robberies, including [...]

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LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE BUST TWO FOR DRUG OFFENSES

Two brothers from Fishing Creek were arrested by Lower Township Police and charged with various drug offenses following an incident Thursday at the Wawa store in the Villas.  Police arrested Brandon S. Paff and Robert E. Paff III after they recovered suspected drugs and a large knife.  Both men are unemployed and were processed by [...]

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DONOHUE TO BE SWORN IN TO OFFICE ON JANUARY 1ST

Republican Tim Donohue will be sworn in to a new term on the Middle Township Committee during the reorganization meeting to be held on New Year’s Day.  Township officials will gather at 12 Noon for the meeting; Michael Clark is expected to retain...

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EAGLES PLAYOFF TICKETS GO ON SALE NEXT THURSDAY

If you want to see the Eagles’ first playoff game in person, be sure you are free next Thursday at 10:00am.  The Eagles announced that tickets will go on sale for the Birds’ playoff opener at Lincoln Financial Field in one week.  The date, ...

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LOCAL TOWNS SEEING PEOPLE PRE-PAY PROPERTY TAXES FOR 2018

Hundreds of property owners at the Jersey Shore are pre-paying their property taxes for the first two quarters of 2018 in order to take advantage of a tax deduction.  Tax collectors in shore communities are reporting brisk activity as property owners are paying the taxes before a deduction disappears January 1st courtesy of the new [...]

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MAN STABBED AT MIDDLE TOWNSHIP MOBILE HOME PARK DURING HOLIDAYS

Middle Township Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident at the Cedar Springs Mobile Home Park on North Wildwood Boulevard in Burleigh.  Police say 34 year old Axel Hernandez-Candelaria was charged in connection with the stabbing of 32 year old John Paulsen Jr., who received a large stab wound to his [...]

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REPORT: FOUR YEAR OLD CHILD INJURED BY DRUNK MOTORCYCLIST

A 57 year old man was arrested by Vineland Police on Christmas Eve for a drunk driving accident that injured a four year old passenger on his bike.  The Daily Journal reports that George A. Lopez Jr. was charged following the incident that resulted in an injury.  The registration for the motorcycle expired four years [...]

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STATE’S MINIMUM WAGE WILL CLIMB SLIGHTLY ON MONDAY

New Jersey’s minimum wage will climb slightly starting on New Year’s Day.  The wage is expected to go up by 16 cents an hour to $8.60 an hour.  Governor-elect Phil Murphy would like to see the minimum wage climb to $15 per hour during his a...

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