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CAMPBELL GETS SIX MONTHS HOME DETENTION FOR STEALING FROM PBA

A 49 year old Cape May resident has been sentenced to six months of home detention for stealing $105,000 from PBA Local 59 in Cape May County.  John Campbell is a retired police officer; he will also have to serve 300 hours of community service, pay a cash fine, and provide full restitution for the [...]

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ACCIDENT INVOLVING THREE SCHOOL BUSES IN MIDDLE TWP, NO INJURIES

A motor vehicle accident that involved three school buses in Middle Township Friday morning resulted in no injuries.  Authorities say a licensed juvenile drove a vehicle into the rear of a school bus, which forced a collision with two other buses.  All of the buses were not occupied, and there were no reported injuries at [...]

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MURPHY: I’LL SUPPORT MENENDEZ FOR RE-ELECTION

Governor-elect Phil Murphy says he will support fellow democrat Robert Menendez if Menendez runs for re-election next year.  The United States Senator was not convicted of corruption charges this week courtesy of a hung jury. The post MURPHY: I’L...

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LIDL OPENS FIRST NJ GROCERY STORE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

The German grocery store chain Lidl opened its first store in the Garden State, in Vineland on Thursday.  Lidl opened a new grocery store near a Walmart and Shoprite.  Lidl has been successful with unique store layouts and low pricing. The post LIDL OP...

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LOBIONDO VOTES NO ON TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT

Congressman Frank LoBiondo voted against the Tax Cuts and Job Act in Washington.  LoBiondo said his support for the Act was dependent on preserving key deductions critical to taxpayers of New Jersey.  He said he couldn’t vote for the Act because ...

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34TH STREET BRIDGE IN OCEAN CITY TO BE CLOSED TONIGHT

The popular 34th Street Bridge in Ocean City will be closed overnight into Friday morning.  Officials announced that the intentional bridge closure was being moved back one evening, to this evening.  Work is being done on the bridge to repair its surfa...

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BREAKING NEWS: MISTRIAL IN SENATOR ROBERT MENENDEZ CORRUPTION CASE

A mistrial has been declared in the corruption case involving United States Senator Robert Menendez.  A judge ruled Thursday morning that the jury was deadlocked and was unable to reach a verdict.  Now it’s up to the government to decide if a re-trial will occur.  Prosecutors had asked the judge to order the jury to [...]

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AVALON EARNS TWO GRANTS FROM COUNTY OPEN SPACE PROGRAM

Cape May County Freeholders met this week and approved two Open Space grants for Avalon that total over $2 million.  The Borough will use the funding to create a new Surfside Park at 30th Street and the beach, and to extend a widely popular bicycle pat...

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FORMER LOCAL DETECTIVE ADMITS TO RIPPING OFF HER BANK

A Mays Landing woman who used to work as a detective in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office admitted to ripping off her bank in a mortgage fraud scheme.  38 year old Betsy Borges was in court this week and admitted to participating in a $200,000 fraud operation.  She could face prison time and a large [...]

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