Ocean City, NJDaily Journal

Mullane: A crippled airplane and mere seconds to land

As he lost altitude fast, Landon Lucas had seconds to land his crippled Piper J-3, and it looked like it would be the bay off Ocean City. “A water landing in an airplane with fixed gear like this, basically that’s a guaranteed flip-over,” said Lucas, 18, a banner tow pilot in Cape May. “I’d be strapped in upside down, sinking fast. It’s an extremely dangerous maneuver that should only be performed if you have to.”
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Jersey Shore Online

Water Mains To Be Replaced In Toms River Neighborhood

TOMS RIVER – SUEZ officials recently announced a $400,000 water main replacement project in Toms River will improve water service and resiliency. As part of its national program to invest in water infrastructure, enhance water service and fire protection for customers, the firm will replace around 800 linear feet of aging water main on Bounty Court later this month.
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Jersey Shore Online

More Materials Can Now Be Recycled In Ocean County

OCEAN COUNTY – County officials credit a substantial investment to Ocean County’s regional recycling program along with increasing improvements to the recycled materials market for allowing the county to expand on what residents currently toss into recycling bins. Director of the Ocean County Board of Commissioners Gary Quinn said “since...
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105.7 The Hawk

Jackson and Toms River, NJ, crack down on backyard pool rentals

At least two New Jersey towns say that by-the-hour, residential pool rentals advertised in an increasingly popular app are in violation of their municipal ordinances, and police are now asking residents to rat out their neighbors. Jackson and Toms River are two of the most-represented Garden State municipalities on Swimply.com,...
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Cat Country 107.3

Time For Lunch! You Can’t Go Wrong With These 8 Of Ocean City’s Best Lunch Spots

Picture this: you've been sitting on the beach for your third beach day in a row and that sandwich you packed to eat just isn't going to cut it today. We've all been there. You hadn't planned on going out to eat for lunch during your Ocean City beach vacation, but here you are.....NOT eating that sandwich. Don't worry, the locals have your back. Somebody recently asked the question on an Ocean City NJ Facebook groups and residents were more than willing to offer up their favorite mid-day bite go-to's.
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Asbury Park Press

Two people are sent to the hospital after collision with dump truck

MANCHESTER - Two people were injured after a 2020 Kia Soul collided with a dump truck on Lacey Road in the Whiting section of the township Thursday, police said. William Goldenbaum, 90, was driving his Kia Soul in reverse into an adjacent driveway on the westbound lane of Lacey Road when he attempted to make a U-Turn eastbound right in the path of an oncoming westbound 2007 Peterbilt dump truck, according to a news release.
Atlantic City, NJAtlantic City Press

Atlantic City to get estimated $1.5 million in youth anti-violence funds

This year, Atlantic City will join Paterson, Trenton and Newark in getting substantial funding from a state Anti-Violence Out-of-School grant. The state budget Gov. Phil Murphy signed last month included $6 million to be split among Atlantic City and the three other cities, or about $1.5 million for each, according to Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato, both D-Atlantic.
Somers Point, NJAtlantic City Press

Somers Point says no to cannabis sales

SOMERS POINT — City Council on Thursday unanimously approved an ordinance banning cannabis sales and growing operations anywhere in the community. While that may sound definitive, community members do not expect it to be the last word on weed for the Point. Levi Fox, a member of the Somers Point...
Atlantic County, NJAtlantic City Press

Is $72,000 a year enough to survive in New Jersey?

Life in New Jersey is harder than it seems. Just to survive in Camden County, a family of four — two adults, one preschooler and one school-age child — had to take in as much as $72,000 annually to meet basic needs in 2019. And similar sticker-shock numbers were recorded...
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Seaside Heights Holds Job Fair For Boardwalk Businesses Facing Summer Labor Shortage

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Seaside Heights hosted a job fair Friday as businesses face a labor shortage. The boardwalk was busy with vacationers, which is great for business, but many shop and restaurant owners said it’s hard to keep up with demand, CBS2’s Meg Baker reported. “The crowds are here, so we need to fulfill that. We need to make sure we have waitresses and waitstaff and arcade workers, so the guests that come are happy,” said Maria Saltzman, marketing director for Casino Pier. Saltzman said they normally get an influx of applications before summer starts. That didn’t happen this year and...