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REPORT: BATTLE BREWING BETWEEN OCEAN CITY, UPPER SCHOOL DISTRICTS

There’s a battle between the Upper Township and Ocean City school districts following a vote taken by the Upper Township Board of Education last night.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Board voted to investigate why the Ocean City School District hired a private investigator to look into certain members of the Upper [...]

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REPORT: WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED ON BLACK HORSE PIKE

Police in Washington Township are investigating a fatal pedestrian-motor vehicle accident on the Black Horse Pike early this morning.  WPVI-TV reports that the accident occurred around 2:30am today when the female pedestrian was struck by a pickup truc...

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STURDY SAVINGS BANK TOUTS LOANS THROUGH SBA PROGRAM

Sturdy Savings Bank announced that its commercial lending division leads all banks located in Cape May County in terms of the number of loans approved under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s loan program.  Sturdy ranks first as an SBA lender in Cape May County and 12th among the lenders statewide.  According to the SBA, 17 [...]

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BRIDGETON MAN SHOT IN THE LEG WHILE SITTING ON HIS PORCH

A Bridgeton man was shot in the leg while he was sitting on his porch Sunday.  Police say the victim is in his 50s and he was shot in the leg Sunday night while sitting on his porch in the 200 block of South Pine Street.  Two other parties got into a fight and gunshots [...]

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MURPHY, DEMS PROMISE TO HIKE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15/HOUR

If democrats in Trenton have their way, the State’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour over the next few years.  Governor-elect Phil Murphy also told reporters that he wants to increase taxes on wealthy residents to pay for his various ini...

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TWO LOCALS BUSTED ON SERIOUS NARCOTICS CHARGES

Two locals have been arrested and charged with serious drug offenses following a joint investigation by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and Lower Township Police.  48 year old Peter Wilson of Lower Township and 41 year old LeighAnn Robson of Middle Township were charged after heroin and meth were found in Wilson’s residence located [...]

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MURPHY TO CALL FOR INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGE

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy will meet with democratic lawmakers today to call for a minimum wage increase in the Garden State.  During his campaign, Murphy called for a $15 an hour wage, but admitted it needed to be phased in over several yea...

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