Samaritan Gets Car Stolen
Not to make light of this but joyriding is an actual thing you can be charged with?
Fall is Coming
Read Dave O’Sullivan’s feature on the Oakcrest football squad and their 21 seniors, looking to get back into playoff contention.
“Practices are a hoot because we’ve been together for so long, but I love it, it’s all positive vibes.”
Look, a video of a waterspout! It was off LBI.
Toxic Sites, Thirty Years Later
Not too long ago there was a big, nasty cancer cluster in a town not too far from here (Tom’s River). Residents organized and did something about it. A couple of decades later, what’s happening?
“I think we’re absolutely going backwards,” Michael Gillick said of federal environmental rollbacks. “The people that are in a place of power are helping to move things in the opposite direction of where they should be.”
Yay Free Market!
The Air Force base in Burlington County is New Jersey’s second-biggest employer. Easy to forget that sometimes!
For more feats of journalism from across South Jersey, see below:
Lego Contest–On Friday, Aug. 3, Xander Couchoud, 9, of Lower Bank, and Anna Sobkow, 11, of Absecon, were awarded first and second place in the Atlantic County Library System Galloway Township branch's Lego Contest. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
OP-ED: LEARN FROM EUROPE, KEEP WIND GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION SEPARATE–New Jersey is about to embark on an ambitious program to develop the wind energy off its ample, and beautiful, coast. The challenge is to maximize economic and energy benefits at the lowest cost and with minimum disruption to the environment. www.njspotlight.com
Up to 11 elected officials could benefit from controversial new pension law–Eighteen elected officials applied to take advantage of a controversial new law that lets them back into the pension system after they were frozen out when they changed offices, according to records obtained by POLITICO through an open public records request. www.politico.com
Firefighters Keep Blaze Confined To Atlantic City Cafe–Firefighters were credited with keeping a fire from spreading to an Atlantic City apartment building Monday evening. breakingac.com