The Press of AC has a cool story on the Baltic Avenue Canal, an old-fashioned flood-control system, that’s been sitting fallow for 50 years but was reopened.
Steve Sweeney’s talking about legislation that would require school districts to consolidate. “We’re talking about legislation that would require it,” Sweeney reportedly said. #fact
The Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant was held the other night in Ocean City. One of the crabs was inspired by famed Eagles quarterback Norm Van Brocklin.
Did you miss the Wedding of the Sea? Here are some pictures by the talented Devon McCabe:
For more feats of journalism from across your region, see below:
Somers Point school administrators, parents map best routes to school–When budget cuts in the spring led to eliminating courtesy busing for the coming year, the safest way to get children to and from the district’s three schools moved front and center. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
State Police raid AC Boardwalk shops amid trademark violations–Investigators confiscated various apparel from multiple Boardwalk stores Thursday afternoon after a two-month investigation into trademark violations and knockoff merchandise, authorities said. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
LAWMAKERS DISCUSS EASING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR NJ TRANSIT WORKERS–New Jersey Transit has been blaming a summer surge in train cancellations in part on a shortage of available engineers, and now momentum is building in Trenton to address that problem by relaxing a law that requires workers to live in New Jersey. www.njspotlight.com
TRAINING DAYS: BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER MUSTANGS WANT TO PROVE DOUBTERS WRONG THIS SEASON–You know when you wake up late for work, and you stub your toe on the bedpost, then the hot water doesn’t work in the shower, and you spill your coffee on your dress shirt, all before walking out the front door? glorydaysonline.com