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41 YEARS AND COUNTING: LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE HELP KIDS’ CHRISTMAS

For the 41st year, Lower Township Police are helping local kids to have a better Christmas.  Police are actively seeking donations of new, unwrapped toys or cash to buy items for kids.  The biggest need is for the age group from 10 to 14 years old of age.  Police are accepting donations, along with Lucky [...]

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STATE APPROVES DREDGE MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR BEACH FILL IN LBI

State officials have announced an $18.4 million contract to use dredge materials to fill in the beaches in southern Long Beach Island.  Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will clear the navigation channels and use the material to fill in eroded beaches.  The contractor has begun to mobilize and wants to finish the project by [...]

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TWO WOMEN BUSTED DURING DRUG RAID AT LOWER TOWNSHIP PROPERTY

Two local women were charged with various drug offenses following a raid at a home located on Delaware Avenue in the Villas on Monday.  Lower Township Police announced that 29 year old Danielle J. Russo and 55 year old Cheryl H. Williams were both busted as a result of the investigation.  Both women were taken [...]

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24 YEAR OLD MAYS LANDING MAN INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER

A 24 year old Mays Landing man has been indicted on aggravated manslaughter charges in connection with the beating death of another man on Route 40 last month.  Calvin Wiggins struck and killed 54 year old John Charlton of Mays Landing while Wiggins was involved in a domestic dispute.  Charlton attempted to intervene in the [...]

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ANOTHER BEACH COMMUNITY FIGHTS STATE’S DUNE PROJECT

Another beach community is now fighting the State’s plans to install protective dunes.  Risden’s Beach in Point Pleasant Beach is a privately owned beach community and residents say the State’s plan is only a disguised attempt to have a public, and not private, beach.  The NJDEP says it has no intentions nor any interests in [...]

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BEAR HUNT: 68 BEARS KILLED IN FIRST DAY OF NJ HUNT

68 bears were killed Monday during the first day of a four-day bear hunt in New Jersey.  The hunt is probably in its final year as Governor-elect Phil Murphy has pledged alternate ways to thin out the bear population in northern New Jersey. The post BE...

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VINELAND MAN FACES CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGES

A 29 year old Vineland man has been slapped with child endangerment charges by the city’s police department.  Hassan E. Alvarez was arrested Friday and also charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact and another offense.  Police have not rel...

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FLYING DRONE WHILE DRUNK SOON TO BE A PROHIBITED ACTION IN NJ

A New Jersey Assembly committee approved a bill Monday that sets certain parameters for flying unmanned aircraft, or drones.  The bill makes it illegal for anyone to fly a drone at or over the legal limit for drunk driving.  Other prohibited drone activities include the taking of wildlife, or operating a drone that interferes with [...]

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