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.
MAYS LANDING — About 55 people from throughout southern New Jersey held signs and chanted Friday, Oct. 4, outside U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew’s office in Mays Landing to protest the congressman’s reported opposition to an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
OCEAN CITY – Emily Aita was awestruck.
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.
OCEAN CITY — Price Brothers Construction is working hard to finish a beautiful three-story lagoon-front home at 1 Mariana Lane in the city’s exclusive Riviera neighborhood, offering sweeping views of Salvador Harbor from most rooms in the home as well as from multiple decks.
Editor’s note: The Sentinel sent questionnaires to the candidates seeking input for this article. Both were given the same opportunity to share what they thought were the most important things voters should know.
CAPE MAY — The county’s lack of year-round employment and affordable housing has created a cycle of unemployment and poverty that is feeding the opioid epidemic, according to a panel of experts.
OCEAN CITY – John Lindsay scored two goals to lead a dramatic three-score comeback as the Ocean City Red Raiders beat cross-bay rival Mainland Regional 3-1 in boys soccer action last Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Tennessee Avenue field, evening the season series between the two.
OCEAN CITY – Although the contemporary 34th Street bridge towers over the Intracoastal Waterway and serves as a main traffic artery into Ocean City, at one time its fate was uncertain.