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COULD LEGALIZED POT BE SOON COMING TO THE GARDEN STATE?

Advocates for the legalization of marijuana are very hopeful that pot will be legalized in the Garden State by the end of next year.  Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named the head of a marijuana trade group as his chief of staff and an association for marijuana retailers is already taking shape.  Some lawmakers are in [...]

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AVALON HOLDS HUGE FESTIVE FRIDAY CELEBRATION

An annual event in Avalon got even bigger this year.  Avalon held its Festive Friday downtown celebration that included a skating rink, kids activities, live music, and the lighting of the Borough’s holiday tree.  On Saturday, the fun continues i...

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UPDATE: FIRE DESTROYS HOME IN SEA ISLE CITY, NO REPORTS OF INJURIES

A two story home in Sea Isle City was completely destroyed by fire early Friday morning.  Fire crews from Sea Isle City, Avalon, and others were called to a house fire on the very southern end of Landis Avenue, near the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge.  The structure experienced significant damage and is likely a total loss.  [...]

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TEENAGER CHARGED WITH DUI FOLLOWING ACCIDENT IN LOWER TWP.

Lower  Township Police have charged a 17 year old juvenile with DUI and other charges following a motor vehicle accident Wednesday evening at the intersection of Route 9 and Breakwater Road.  Police say the teen lives on Crawford Road in the Township, and he drove his vehicle into a utility pole.  The accident remains under [...]

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LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPOND TO SEA ISLE STRUCTURE FIRE

Local fire departments were called out early Friday morning for a structure fire in Sea Isle City.  Fire officials from Sea Isle, Avalon, and offshore communities were called in or put on standby for a residential fire in the 9100 block of Landis Avenue, two blocks away from the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge.  No word yet [...]

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OCEAN CITY POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE POLICE RETIREMENT

The Ocean City Police Department has acknowledged the retirement of Detective Sergeant Dennis Jones.  Jones retired this week after a long career of law enforcement service.  The city presented him with a plaque to commemorate the occasion. Photo from ...

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VENTNOR MAN CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING FROM LOCAL SEARS

A 39 year old Ventnor man has been arrested and charged with stealing a pair of boots from the Sears department store at the Hamilton Mall on Wednesday evening.  During his arrest, Michael Donnally assaulted a Loss Prevention Associate at the store.  Hamilton Township Police captured Donnally in the parking lot after he ingested a [...]

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GOVERNOR-ELECT SERVES MEALS ON THANKSGIVING DAY

Governor-elect Phil Murphy spent part of his Thanksgiving day by volunteering to hand out meals for a non profit organization in Red Bank.  His wife, Tammy, also volunteered during the afternoon.  Local residents in need  were treated to a traditional ...

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SPORTS: OCEAN CITY EDGES PLEASANTVILLE, 34-32 ON TURKEY DAY

Ocean City High School’s football team hung on for a 34-32 Thanksgiving day win over Pleasantville.  Ocean City stopped an attempted two point conversion with no time on the clock to ice the game and win.  Ocean City has now won 50 of 90 games in the all time series with the Greyhounds. For more, [...]

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