Taking a walk or riding your bike along the Garden State Parkway hasn't been a possibility since the toll road's inception — obviously due to safety reasons — but that's changing with a project underway between Atlantic and Cape May counties.
Last Easter morning, Bill and Tammy Schmincke found their son Steven, who had struggled with opiate addiction for the past four years, unresponsive in their home. They do not want their son's story to be swept under the rug.
The arrival of Spring ushers in warmer weather, longer days and road construction delays. The Atlantic County Public Information office has released a list of detours and expected traffic delays coming up this week, March 20-27.
As I was driving west on the Black Horse Pike Monday afternoon, I noticed huge clouds of smoke... I found out on the evening news that the smoke came from controlled burns that began state-wide last week.
With total revenues generated by Atlantic City's casinos being slashed by more than half over the last 12 years, other Atlantic County programs and services that rely at least in part on those monies are feeling the pinch.