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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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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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