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RIP CURRENT STATEMENT IN EFFECT ALONG JERSEY BEACHES

Very strong and dangerous rip currents are present again today along the New Jersey beaches.  The National Weather Service has placed a rip current risk in effect through the evening hours, and it will likely remain in effect this weekend.  There are tropical systems that are not a direct threat to New Jersey churning up …

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BIG WEEKEND IN WILDWOODS: SEAFARERS, IRISH CELEBRATIONS

It’s a huge tourism weekend for the Wildwoods as the Seafarer’s celebration will be held tomorrow in Wildwood Crest, and the annual Irish Fall Festival gets underway today in North Wildwood.  Both events attract tens of thousands of people to the beaches.  North Wildwood Police are reminding festival attendees that open display of alcoholic beverages …

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HS FOOTBALL: FOUR LOCAL TEAMS IN ACTION TONIGHT

Four local football teams are in action tonight.  Leading the way is Lower Cape May, who has a home date with Pleasantville.  Also on the docket…Wildwood at Clayton, Ocean City at Bridgeton, and Middle Township taking on Buena. The post HS FOOTBA...

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FIVE CHARGED WITH IDENTITY THEFT IN ATLANTIC CITY

Five men have been charged by Atlantic City Police after they used a stolen credit card to purchase retail gift cards to the tune of nearly $12,000.  Police say the men were spotted by security officers at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa back on June 13th committing the credit card fraud.  41 year old …

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RIO GRANDE GATEWAY PROJECT RESUMES NEXT WEEK IN WILDWOOD

Traffic pattern changes will occur on Rio Grande Avenue next week as the next phase of a gateway project will take place.  County officials announced that traffic will be shifted and detoured for the work that will result in the center median being rem...

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CONTRACTOR STEALS NEARLY A HALF MILLION DOLLARS IN SANDY REPAIR MONEY

A contractor from Ocean County will be sentenced in four months for his role in stealing nearly a half million dollars from property owners who counted on him to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  50 year old George LaRosa will be ordered to make restitution and likely serve a few years in prison for  …

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