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COAST GUARD PUTS OUT ADVISORY, INFORMATION ABOUT RIP CURRENTS

The United States Coast Guard has put out a helpful safety video regarding the dangers of rip currents along beaches. Here is information about the video that you can share with your family: Following a rash of rip current-related deaths along the mid-Atlantic coast in June, 2017, the Coast Guard and U.S. Lifesaving Association team [...]

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COAST GUARD, STATE POLICE LOOKING FOR INTOXICATED BOATERS

What’s a BUI? It’s an offense of Boating Under the Influence, and the United States Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police are both on the lookout during the holiday for boaters who may appear to be intoxicated. Alcohol continues to be a high contributor to the number of boating related accidents, and deaths. ##

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DEMOCRATS NOW FIGHTING ABOUT LACK OF A STATE BUDGET

Democrats in New Jersey are now battling each other over the lack of a new budget which is due by midnight. Senate President Steve Sweeney says fellow democrat, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, is risking a budget shutdown because he doesn’t agree with a plan to tap Horizon’s reserves. ##

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GOVERNOR TO AGENCIES: PREPARE FOR SHUTDOWN

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is telling all state agencies to prepare for a funding freeze for nonessential services just in case lawmakers do not agree on a budget. Christie penned a letter to cabinet members asking them to review contingency p...

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HUNDREDS TURN OUT TO SUPPORT 63RD ARMY BAND IN AVALON

A huge showing of support for our military Thursday night in Avalon. Downtown Avalon hosted the 63rd Army Band from New Jersey that played a free concert Thursday evening at Avalon’s Veteran Plaza as part of its “Thursdays on Dune” concert series. ##

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DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD MARKETPLACE TO DEBUT JULY 31ST

The downtown Wildwood marketplace will debut for the summer on Sunday, July 31st. The marketplace event will offer about 20 vendors who will be selling everything from arts and crafts to books and collectibles at the event that begins at 8:00am. It’s one of the new events this year to bring visitation to downtown Wildwood. [...]

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