Honoring Those Who Sacrifice On 9/11

In honor of the many first responders who sacrificed lives assisting others on September 11, 2001. The Greenbrier County Fire and Emergency Responder Association (GCFERA) will hold its fifth annual Parade of Lights through the City of Lewisburg and Fairlea on Wednesday September 11, 2019. This event will begin at the “West Virginia State Fair Midway at 5:30 pm “Show and Tell” of all fire and EMS vehicles, Landing of Air Medical Helicopter, Department of Corrections drug and tracking K-9 demonstrations will be some of the events. Parade will start at 7:30pm. Following the parade will be candle light vigil at the West Virginia State Fair Midway.

AC Man Charged In Egg Harbor Township Woman’s Overdose Death

A 28 year-old Atlantic City man is facing multiple charges in connection to the October 2018 fatal overdose of a 25 year-old Egg Harbor Township woman. 28 year old Kevin Green is charged with distribution of a controlled dangerous substance and other counts. The charges are related to the death of Samantha Moore, which occurred on October 27, 2018. Moore died in Egg Harbor Township as a result of fentanyl toxicity. An investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office revealed that Moore purchased the fentanyl from Kevin Green, in Atlantic City on the day she died.

18 Year Old Charged In Egg Harbor City Store Fire

Arson counts face an 18-year-old woman in connection with a fire last month at a Dollar Genera in Egg Harbor City. According to the Press of Atlantic City, Kayla Martinez has been charged with third-degree arsonfor the Aug. 23 fire at the store on the White Horse Pike. Investigators figured out quickly the fire was intentionally set.
That blaze caused a water main break that left residents in the area without water until mid-afternoon the next day. No word if Martinez is in custody.

Trends Indicate Online Is Sports Betting’s Future

As a new NFL season draws near, those inside the sports gambling business are already seeing some definite trends develop. The clearest is that the future of sports betting in the U.S. is online. More than 80 percent of sports bets placed in New Jersey, the state that won the high court case last year, were made over the internet or on smartphones. The question of whether to allow mobile betting, and how to regulate it, has kept several states from entering the market or more fully expanding within it.

18 Year Old Charged with Arson

An 18-year-old girl was charged with arson after a fire last month at a Dollar General. Kayla Martinez was charged with third-degree arson, according to city police who confirmed Tuesday. The Press of Atlantic City reporting this after the Aug. 23 fire at the store on the White Horse Pike. The fire caused a water main brea, leaving residents in the area, without water until the following afternoon.

More Expansion for the Borgata

Atlantic City’s top casino is taking out its checkbook again. The Borgata tells The Associated Press it will spend $14 million redoing its lobby and more than 300 hotel suites. The work follows a $12 million project that opened a new sports betting lounge and entertainment facility in June. The latest renovation will re-do the casino hotel’s lobby, adding a new bar and VIP check-in that should be completed this month.

Car Crashes Into Home In Ocean County

A man is suffering from back injuries after a car crashed into his home in Ocean County Monday. Authorities say it happened at about 4pm. A person driving on Jamaica Boulevard was reportedly startled by another car and overcompensated, crashing into the residence. The Press of Altantic City says the driver of the car that struck the home was also treated at a hospital for undisclosed injuries. The home had some structural damage and authorities said the accident is under investigation.

Charge Filed In Deadly Dennis Township Crash

The investigation continues into a deadly crash in Dennis Township. The Press of Atlantic City reports a 28 year old man was killed after being struck along County Road 628 South. He’s been identified as Stephen Burgess of South Seaville. The driver of the vehicle that hit him, 57 year old Joseph Buganski of Cape May Courthouse, was charged with driving while suspended and causing the death of another.

Woman on cruise ship off N.J. coast flown to hospital

The U.S. Coast Guard flew a 39-year-old-woman to a New Jersey hospital after she fell ill while aboard a cruise ship sailing 40 miles off the Garden State. The woman began experiencing medical complications aboard the Norwegian Escape just before 10 p.m. Sunday. The Coast Guard was notified and dispatched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to the ship. The Coast Guard didn’t have additional information about the woman’s condition

Man Killed After Being Hit by Two Vehicles in Egg Harbor Township

A 33-year-old New Jersey man was killed after being struck by two vehicles in Egg Harbor Township on Monday night and police are looking for one driver who fled the scene. Jose Santiago was hit in the right lane of Black Horse Pike by an eastbound car around 8:55 p.m. and thrown about 75 feet. A second car then hit Santiago and drove away. The 36-year-old driver of the first car, Vicente Luna, of Vineland, was charged with being involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash with a suspended license. Anyone with info is asked to call Egg Harbor Township Police.