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VINELAND MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL CONTACT AND ENDANGERING WELFARE OF A CHILD

A Vineland man was arrested for inappropriate contact with a student. Josue Colon Jr. was working as a security guard for the Vineland Board of Education at the time. Police there charged Colon on Friday with sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child. He was processed and released on a summons pending a [...]

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CLOSINGS AND DELAYS FOR TUESDAY MARCH 14

98.7 The Coast will keep you posted on Winter Weather, just check back to this page when the weather comes to town! Winter Weather Alerts are brought to you by the following: Sturdy Savings Bank, visit them online at sturdyonline.com Quality Electric Service, give them a call at (609) 861-1409 J Byrne Agency, visit them [...]

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR POSITION

The Middle Township Committee will discuss its position of Business Administrator during a special closed session meeting on Thursday.  The Committee will meet at 4:00pm and potentially select a permanent administrator to replace Connie Mahon, who left Middle Township for a similar job in Wildwood Crest.

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AVALON LIBRARY CANCELS TWO EVENTS, TRASH COLLECTION DELAYED BY ONE DAY

Some weather-related delays in Avalon for Tuesday.  Avalon officials announced that their trash collection will be delayed by one day on both Tuesday and Wednesday due to the winter storm.  And, the Avalon Free Public Library has postponed its popular Story Time Tuesday morning, and movie night for Tuesday evening due to the storm event [...]

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83 YEAR OLD WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED BY BUS IN VINELAND

An 83 year old woman who was headed to the Philadelphia Flower Show was struck and killed by a bus Monday morning.  Vineland Police say the woman was struck by a chartered bus and wound up being pinned under the front wheel near the entrance door to the bus.  The bus driver had complained about [...]

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NEW JERSEY TRANSIT BUS SERVICE SUSPENDED FOR TUESDAY

There will be no New Jersey Transit bus service for Tuesday.  The bus service has been suspended statewide due to the threat of a major winter storm and coastal flooding.  All rail lines except the Atlantic City Line will be operate on a weekend schedule on Tuesday as long as weather conditions permit them to [...]

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STURDY SAVINGS BANK CLOSING A NUMBER OF BRANCHES DUE TO FLOODING CONCERNS

The storm concerns has caused a local bank to close a number of branches. Sturdy Savings Bank announced that many of its branches will be closed due to flooding concerns. The Stone Harbor, Avalon, North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and the Ocean City branches at 7th St. and 34th St. will all be closed on Tuesday. [...]

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CHRISTIE DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR TUESDAY

All state offices will be closed on Tuesday. Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency and ordered all non-essential employees to stay home. Around a foot of snow is possibly in North and Central Jersey. Locally flooding and high winds are bigger concern. The National Weather Service says the worst of the storm will [...]

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MAJOR DRUG BUST ANNOUNCED BY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

A drug bust was announced by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. Tahiem Howell was brought in by authorities in North Wildwood for distribution of heroin and cocaine. The arrest took place on Friday after a court authorized search warrant was executed on the 300 West block of 19th Ave. North Wildwood. They said they [...]

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ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC PREPARING FOR THE STORM

Atlantic City Electric has opened its storm center. More than 1,000 employees and contractors are now preparing to respond to customer needs, repair potential storm damage, and safely restore service as quickly as possible. We are also working to secure additional local contractors and will be receiving additional support from our sister utility, ComEd, in [...]

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