A Pleasantville man is dead after police say his truc collided with a road construction vehicle early Tuesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports it happened at just before 1:30am near New Road and Wesley Avenue. A pick up driven by 30 year old Walter Joya struck a tandem roller being used on a newly paved section of roadway. He was treated at the scene then taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he died from his injuries. The person on the roller at the time was also taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
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More than 600 students and faculty from the Egg Harbor Township School District will perform a massive version of the Star Spangled Banner Friday. It will happen before the Homecoming football game against Oakcrest High School, according to the Press of Atlantic City.
The Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control has scheduled two aerial sprays for portions of Hamilton and Mullica townships on Wednesday, September 25 between 5 and 8 PM, weather permitting, as part of the county’s ongoing efforts to control adult mosquitoes and reduce the spread of mosquito-borne illness.
The Hamilton Township spray application will include the area bounded by Lake Lenape and Weymouth Road, Route 50, Atlantic City Expressway, Watering Race Branch and Hickory Street.
The Mullica Township spray application will include the area bounded by Duerer Street, Moss Mill Road, Arrow Road, Adams Circle, Wharton Park Boulevard, a line extending 1 mile southwest from the intersection with Route 30, a line extending 3.75 miles southeast paralleling Route 30, a line extending northeast to the intersection with Route 30, and Fourth Avenue.
Atlantic City students are learning how to register to vote. The Press of Atlantic City reporting . Atlantic City High School students this morning leaned about voter registration . The assembly, a gathering of the senior class on National Voter Registration Day, was mandatory, but that didn’t make it any less significant. Students in Atlantic City weren’t the only ones filling out voter registration forms. Seniors in Atlantic County’s 10 public high schools learned how to register through assemblies run by the county Superintendent of Elections, League of Women Voters and NAACP as a non-partisan effort.
A small plane crashed in a wooded area near Central Jersey Regional Airport in Somerset County, stranding the pilot in trees about 75 feet above the ground, according to officials . The plane went down in a wooded area just east of the airport in Hillsborough at around 12:15 p.m. There was no immediate word about injuries. Rescuers are trying to get to the pilot.
A man whose motorcycle crashed into a school bus Monday afternoon in Egg Harbor Township suffered serious injuries as a result. Police say 54-year-old David Kiker, who lives in the township, struck the bus at the intersection of Zion and School House roads. The Press of Atlantic City reports there were ten fourth and fifth grade students on the bus at the time. Kiker hit the front driver’s side portion of the bus. No one on the bus was hurt. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
In Atlantic City, Councilman Kaleem Shabazz and the Westside Neighborhood Protective Association present the Third Ward Neighborhood Clean-Up Day. scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The rain date is October 5, 2019. Residents can dump their unwanted household items at 1800 Block of Marmora Avenue located next to Adventures in Learning. Free document shredding will be at Blaine and Ohio Avenues.
North Wildwood City Council recently introduced an ordinance Sept. 17 amending some beach rules. According to the Cape May County Herald, officials seek to prohibit “making, kindling or using a fire, barbeque or portable stove, or burning charcoal” on city beaches from May through September. The ban wouldn’t to approved special events. Individuals could still take their barbecue to the beach from Oct. 1 to April 30.
Ex-Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra has called off his boxing match with the so-called viral “Bagel Boss Guy” scheduled for Saturday in Atlantic City so the former Mets and Phillies player can focus on a legal malpractice lawsuit he filed, according to his attorney. The suit was filed against Boucher LLP in Los Angeles and claims negligence and disregard in an earlier lawsuit Dykstra filed alleging he was beaten by sheriff’s deputies at the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles.
The Atlantic County man who was driving an ATV when it crashed into a tree Friday night and killed a 34-year-old passenger has been charged with driving while intoxicated according to authorities. Michael Brown, 34, of Buena Vista, was driving an ATV in the township with Christopher Vasinda, also of Buena Vista, on the back, according to New Jersey State Police. Brown lost control of the vehicle around 9:30 p.m. and hit a tree along Colton Lane. Vasinda died from injuries sustained during the crash. State Police said the incident remains under investigation.