Wildwood Commission Approves Backpack Ban

The backpack ban for the Wildwood boardwalk has been approved. The City Commission met last night and approved an ordinance amendment that prohibits backpacks and bags larger than eight inches from the city’s boardwalk after 8:00pm. The move was made in response to juvenile activity on the boardwalk, and concerns juveniles are putting alcohol, drugs,…

Local Lawmakers Meet to Discuss Juveniles, Parents Need to be Held Accountable

Senator Mike Testa held a meeting among local officials today to discuss the worsening issue regarding juvenile behavior, largely in shore communities. Local officials have argued the juvenile justice reforms enacted by Phil Murphy’s administration have sent a clear message to juveniles that they are no longer accountable for their actions. Ideas discussed include holding…