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JERSEY SHORE GETS READY FOR HUGE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Summer has arrived.  The Jersey Shore will see a huge influx of visitors Friday afternoon and Friday evening as Memorial Day weekend gets underway.  Beach communities will have lifeguards on duty at select beaches, and seasonal businesses will be breaking in new employees.  The forecast calls for largely dry conditions with some chances of showers [...]

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OCEAN CITY TO SPEND $18.5 MILLION ON CAPITAL PROJECTS

Ocean City will spend over $18 million for various capital improvement projects.  City Council met this week and approved funding for a back bay dredging project, a fire truck, and other essentials.  There was no public comment against the bond ordinance. ##

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2017 HURRICANES? MORE, OR LESS, DEPENDING ON WHO YOU LISTEN TO

Hurricane season begins next week, and depending on who you listen to, it could be a very active or moderate hurricane season.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a very active hurricane season in the Atlantic; but other agencies including Accuweather and Colorado State University are predicting mild hurricane seasons. ##

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POLL: GUADAGNO, MURPHY LIKELY TO SECURE GUBERNATORIAL NOMIANTIONS

Republican Kim Guadagno and democrat Phil Murphy are likely to secure their party’s nominations for governor in the June primary. A new poll released by Stockton University gives both candidates double digit leads over their respective opponents.  About one in seven New Jersey voters even bothered to watch recent debates. ##

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MILLVILLE POLICE CAR GOES UP IN FLAMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT

A police cruiser went up in flames during an assignment in Millville Monday night.  Police told the Daily Journal that no one was injured in the fire which started near Pine and North 5th Streets.  The cause of the fire is likely mechanical in nature. ##

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