An underwater demolition team set charges earlier this week on one of the remaining parts of the old Beesleys Point bridge that used to connect Somers Point and Upper Township via Route 9. This morning, Friday, Nov. 18, about 11:20 a.m., after tugs put down extra protective barriers under the water for catch debris, and the area was cleared of fishing boats, the explosives were set off. In the video by Sentinel staff member David Nahan, the small concrete remains atop the water are visible before the blast and are gone afterwards. The water appeared to rise more than 45 feet into the air.
OCEAN CITY – Paul Chiolo, broker/owner of Keller Williams Realty Jersey Shore said he had a “sense of security” regarding the city’s intentions to condemn or purchase three shuttered gas stations along the Ninth Street corridor.
SEAVILLE — The spectacular property at 69 Hope Corson Road in the Seaville section of Upper Township offers a multitude of options with its 3,600-square-foot main home and semi-attached front house.
PETERSBURG — Seventh-grade students are growing tomatoes and arugula and raising tilapia in a middle school classroom through an aquaponics project meant to teach them about sustainability and environmentalism.
Jake Davis, 20, (in white T-shirt), leads more than 900 runners Thursday morning in The Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot to benefit the Humane Society of Ocean City. The annual Thanksgiving Day run continues to increase in participation. This year there were 934 participants. Davis, a former standout runner for Ocean City High School now making his mark in college, won the race in a time of 16:53. Brittany Eberson, 31, of Marmora, at right, a former state champion runner for OCHS, was the female winner, taking eighth place overall with a time of 18:18. The top 10 finishers included a raft of former Red Raider runners, including Evan Schmeizer, who was sixth; Stephen Hoffman, now a volunteer coach, who was seventh; Gavyn Fox, ninth; and Andrew DeMaria, 10th. Other top finishers were Max Stayton, 16, of Sudbury, Mass., second; Leo Zaccaria, 19, of Wildwood, third; Dan Mink, 21, of Yardley, Pa. fourth; and Mike Roesch, 39, who was fifth. There were 525 female participants and 408 male, and a large number of them were adorned with Thanksgiving-related headgear. More than 775 runners preregistered with more signing up the morning of the event. It was cold, but clear and sunny.
Tommy Miles Jr. of Ocean City, NJ passed away with his family Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 2019, in Browns Mills, NJ.
I love gardenias. Whenever I pass the hardy gardenia plants in the nursery, I have to stop to smell them. They are truly one of my favorite scents. I have a beautiful bloom on my kitchen table right now.
STRATHMERE — The Deauville Inn, a Strathmere landmark for generations, has been sold.
TRENTON — Since the move to legalize marijuana came up short of votes in the Legislature, lawmakers say the people will decide the issue next year via public referendum.
NORTHFIELD — City Council honored the Northfield Senior League 16U girls softball team Tuesday, Nov. 26, for winning the Section 4 championship July 10.
OCEAN CITY – Dr. Tom Harrington, a hydrologist from the Urban Coastal Institute at Monmouth University, said thousands of years ago, Ocean City wasn’t a beachfront community.