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SPORTS: CATHOLIC SOFTBALL COMPLETED UNDEFEATED SEASON

A huge milestone for the Wildwood Catholic softball program.  It finished its first undefeated season in conference play with an 11-4 victory over St. Joseph’s on Friday.  The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that the Lady Crusaders are 15-5 overall, and 12-0 in conference play. ##

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RABID LAMB DISCOVERED IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

It’s not often a lamb winds up with rabies, but it’s happened in Cumberland County.  County health officials have no idea how the lamb came down with rabies, but the department is asking anyone who came in contact with lambs in the County to contact the department. ##

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SPEAKER VINCENT PRIETO SEEKS A THIRD TERM

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says he will seek a third term as speaker of the lower branch of state government.  Prieto says he has a “progressive” record and expects to earn the support of democrats who control the Assembly. ##

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OCEAN CITY ROAD PROJECTS TO LAST A FEW MORE WEEKS

Ocean City’s many road projects will take a few more weeks to complete, according to Mayor Jay Gillian.  Gillian announced on the city’s website that there will be a “few more weeks of frustration” before all of the road work takes a break for the summer season.  He says it will be worth the short [...]

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AVALON BUILDS NORTH END BEACH, SAVES $7 MILLION

Avalon’s north end beach project has concluded.  Nearly one million cubic yards of sand has been placed on north end beaches with over $7 million in non-local dollars used for the project.  The last piece of the beach fill will be in the south end hotel district. ##

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BRIDGETON MAN JAILED FOR ARSON FIRE AT HIGH RISE

61 year old Bruce A. Cisrow of Bridgeton has been jailed on charges that he tried to set his high rise apartment building on fire earlier this week.  Cisrow also threw a chair at a responding firefighter. He’s been charged with aggravated arson and other offenses. ##

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