92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: August 7
A flash flood watch stays in place until midnight. Electricity outages might emerge if gusty winds take down power lines. Keep cell phones charged, and keep batteries and water handy.
At the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals in Connecticut, Jackson's Holbrook Little Leaguers delivered their second storm warning in as many games, blanking Plainview NY 9-0 after running up a 16-6 win in their Sunday opener against Washington DC.
Three people are arrested, four are hospitalized following weekend gunfire in a Lakewood sports complex. Jahquan Fenn and Sanaya Smuoone of Lakewood and Danaya Peace of Waretown face various drug and gun counts.
Banner ads are likely to soon proliferate in Toms River township recreational venues, and even on township vehicles. A competitive contract with township-based Web Alliance International generates new revenue through banners. The agency plans to market primarily to local business operators.
Dennis Kotch of Wall Township, the former business administrator for the Shore Regional School District, walks away with a year's probation for paying an intern complete most of his work, even while she was attending college in Florida, and for taking unauthorized time off. Kotch pleaded guilty earlier this year, and resigned a week after the investigation began. The intern was paid more than $27,000.