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STATE, LOCAL POLICE TO BE OUT IN FORCE DURING NEW YEAR’S WEEKEND

If you drink and drive this holiday weekend, chances are you will get caught.  New Jersey law enforcement officials say there will be many more patrols out on the streets during New Year’s weekend looking for impaired drivers.  There were four driving-related deaths in the Garden State during last year’s New Year’s weekend; three of [...]

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NO INDICTMENT IN CONNECTION WITH DEATH OF MAN IN POLICE CUSTODY ON EXPRESSWAY

No indictments are forthcoming against New Jersey State Police in connection with the death of 39 year old Marshall Zamor, who died while in police custody following a drug arrest on the Atlantic City Expressway.  New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced that Zamor’s autopsy showed that he had a plastic bag stuck in his [...]

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HANDYMAN CRASHES STOLEN VEHICLE IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

A handyman who was hired to renovate a property in Lower Township stole his client’s motor vehicle and crashed it Wednesday night in the Villas.  Lower Township Police have charged 35 year old Michael Reichenbach with stealing the motor vehicle and other offenses.  Reichenbach crashed the vehicle on Arizona Avenue late Wednesday night and was [...]

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OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES IN SINGLE DIGITS, SOME SNOW SATURDAY

The cold weather snap at the Jersey Shore continues Thursday night with overnight low temperatures expected in the single digits.  Accu Weather is also tracking a little light snow that will move across our region late Friday night into Saturday.  No heavy accumulations are expected.  For the latest forecast, keep listening for Accu Weather forecasts, [...]

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BBC: WILDWOOD CATHOLIC, OCEAN CITY GIRLS GET BIG WINS

Success for local girls basketball teams at the Boardwalk Basketball Classic in Wildwood Wednesday.  Wildwood Catholic received 30 points from Marianna Popazoglou in defeating Pennsbury, PA 45-39.  Ocean City beat Methacton, 46-40.  On the boys side, M...

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POWERBALL JACKPOT CLIMBS TO OVER $380 MILLION

Would nearly $400 million in your pocket be a good way to start the new year?  New Jersey Lottery officials announced that there were no winners in the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, which will push the top prize to approximately $384 million.  Three tickets were sold in New Jersey for last night’s drawing that had [...]

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POLAR BEAR PLUNGE CANCELLED…BECAUSE IT WILL BE TOO COLD

A polar bear plunge event scheduled for Ventnor has been cancelled…because it will be too cold.  Ventnor officials announced that the daytime high on New Year’s Day may not break 20 degrees, and it will just be too cold to have people jumping into the ocean.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that all three [...]

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CHRISTIE: TOWNS MUST ACCEPT PREPAID TAXES BEFORE END OF THIS YEAR

Governor Christie has signed an executive order that mandates local communities to accept prepaid property tax payments for the first and second quarters of next year.  The payments must be postmarked before the end of the year.  Christie says the move will help some residents pay taxes early and continue to use the federal tax [...]

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WOODBINE TO SWEAR IN TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS ON JANUARY 4TH

Woodbine will reorganize its government on January 4th with the swearing in of two incumbent council members.  Hector Cruz and David Bennett will take their oaths of office during the ceremony.  Mayor William Pikolycky will deliver his State of the Bor...

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