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Republicans sweep Assembly, Senate and county seats

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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Republicans swept the legislative and freeholder races in Cape May County Nov. 5, according to unofficial results from the Cape May County Clerk’s office.

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Another vote on SJGas pipeline delayed

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NEW LISBON – Due to technical difficulties, the New Jersey Pinelands Commission delayed a vote that could stop the South Jersey Gas plan to bu…

Upper honors service, sacrifice

Upper honors service, sacrifice

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UPPER TOWNSHIP — Veterans cannot be thanked enough for their service to the country, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew told residents gathered at the cl…

Mixed bag for standardized test scores in Northfield

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NORTHFIELD — The Northfield Board of Education got a rundown of the spring 2019 test scores during a meeting Monday, Oct. 28.

Northfield City Council discusses paving projects planned for 2020

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NORTHFIELD — Northfield City Council discussed the 2020 road-paving program and a proposal to display military equipment at Veterans Park duri…

Outcome too  close to call in Northfield

Outcome too close to call in Northfield

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NORTHFIELD — It appears as if the Democrats have taken power in Northfield, winning a fourth seat on the seven-member board when challenger Pa…

Assembly winners unclear after week

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ATLANTIC COUNTY — Results for the Second District Assembly race were still being determined as of press time Tuesday. 

Arts Commission, garden club beautifying Somers Pt.

Arts Commission, garden club beautifying Somers Pt.

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SOMERS POINT — Kathy Arleth and Donna Mohr dodged traffic and raindrops Wednesday as they applied the finishing touches to their painting on a…

Neighbors question setback of Tuckahoe development

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UPPER TOWNSHIP — Site work has begun on a family farm on Tuckahoe Road that’s set to become a new 55+ housing community. 

Incumbents returned to all-GOP committee

Incumbents returned to all-GOP committee

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UPPER TOWNSHIP — With a comfortable margin over Democrat Don Oral, Upper Township voters returned Republican incumbents John Coggins and Hobie…

Replenishment project coming early to Upper

Replenishment project coming early to Upper

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STRATHMERE — Sand pumping could begin rebuilding beaches and dunes in Strathmere by the weekend, ahead of schedule. 

1953: Master Sgt. recounts atomic bomb blast test in Nevada

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OCEAN CITY – During the Cold War, the threat of an atomic war was all too real. Drills, bomb shelters, and grim forecasts of nuclear strikes r…

Veterans Day: Marine recounts experience, readjusting

Veterans Day: Marine recounts experience, readjusting

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OCEAN CITY – Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ricky Arce has a bracelet that helps him remember four close friends he served with in Afghanistan.

History: Resort banned alcohol sales in 1909, rejected BYOB in 2012

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OCEAN CITY – Ocean City’s relationship with alcohol goes back to the town’s founding and continues through restrictive Blue Laws, Prohibition,…

Mayor: If community wants it, it’s up to them

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OCEAN CITY – Mayor Jay Gillian said he doesn’t have a problem with dinner clubs operating within the law.

Ocean City a dry town? Not so much

Ocean City a dry town? Not so much

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OCEAN CITY – The push for Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB) failed resoundingly at the ballot box in 2012.

Ocean City mourns statesman Bill Hughes

Ocean City mourns statesman Bill Hughes

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OCEAN CITY — Ocean City is mourning the death of one of its favorite sons, former U.S. Congressman and Ambassador William J. Hughes, who died …

Annual Trail of Two Cities takes runners from island to the mainland

Annual Trail of Two Cities takes runners from island to the mainland

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OCEAN CITY – Caitlyn and Tanya Fields, a mother and daughter from Hammonton, start their mornings by running four to five miles together. 

Linwood Arboretum celebrating anniversary

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LINWOOD – The Linwood Arboretum celebrates its 10th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 10 with an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Veterans Day ceremony at SMC

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SOMERS POINT — For the fourth consecutive year, Shore Medical Center is joining together with the community to honor veterans in a special cer…