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LONG PRISON TERM GIVEN TO SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT

It’s nearly 40 years behind bars for a 62 year old Upper Deerfield Township man who sexually abused two girls. A judge tossed the book at 62 year old Gerald Wilson, who will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. He will 96 years old when he becomes eligible for parole. ##

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CHRISTIE GETS CRUSHED DUE TO BEACH VISIT DURING SHUTDOWN

How low will Governor Christie’s ratings go? A new poll released this week by Monmouth University show that fewer than ten percent of state residents had a positive or neutral reaction to photos of Christie and his family being on a closed beach during the state shutdown. Christie leaves office in January. ##

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REPORT: YOUNG GIRL DIES AFTER DROWNING AT LOCAL CAMPGROUND

A four year old Pennsylvania girl died Monday morning following a drowning incident last week at a local campground. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Kaylin Pahulick died early Monday morning at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. Last week, Pahulick experienced trouble while swimming with friends at an unguarded lake at the Lake & Shore [...]

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WILDWOOD BEACH PATROL TO HOST EVENT FOR DOWN SYNDROME GROUP

The Wildwood Beach Patrol will host a special event next Monday for a support group for local families who include an individual with Down Syndrome. The 9th Annual Beach Day with “21 Down” will be held at the Lincoln Avenue beach and will include recreational opportunities with soft top boards for the attendees to enjoy. [...]

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UPDATE: LOWER TWP. POLICE ID VICTIMS OF DEADLY MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Lower Township Police have identified the victims of Sunday’s double fatal motorcycle accident on Seashore Road. Police say 54 year old Dominick Cione and his 50 year old wife Carol, both from Port Norris, were killed when an SUV crossed the center line and struck their bike. The driver of the SUV has been identified [...]

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SHOULD STATE WORKERS BE PAID DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?

Should state employees be paid for time they didn’t work during the state government shutdown this month? Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto is asking the governor to use his executive authority to pay the workers; if that fails, the Senate will take up a new bill Thursday that would compensate nearly 35,000 workers for time missed. [...]

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KEY BRIDGEGATE FIGURE TO BE SENTENCED THIS WEEK

It’s sentencing week for David Wildstein, a key figure in the Bridgegate scandal. Wildstein came up with the plan to create an intentional traffic jam on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. He could get about two years in prison when he is sentenced on Wednesday. ##

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STATE WILL REFUND CAMPERS SHUT OUT BY SHUTDOWN

The State will refund the reservations of campers who were shut out from parks and campgrounds due to the government countdown. It will take several weeks for credit cards to be refunded; those who paid with cash have to visit the state park individua...

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