At its Feb. 13 meeting, Dennis Township Committee unanimously passed a resolution that provided for each of the five members of the governing body to forego $1,500 of their annual compensation to be used towards the salary of newly-hired Business Administrator Patrick Moran.
Residents of Cape May County can sign up for immediate notifications direct from the county Office of Emergency Management via the new Code Red notification system.
At the Sea Isle City City Council meeting Feb. 13, during Mayor Leonard C. Desiderio’s 2018 Budget and State of the City Address, he highlighted many of the city's accomplishments during 2017 and pointed out one that will be of significance in 2018.
Still under construction, the Cape May County Correctional Center's bill now totals $38.5 million, that's over $1.1 million over the estimated cost when freeholders awarded the $37.4-million contract April 12, 2016.
At its regular meeting Feb. 12, Upper Township Committee passed a resolution congratulating the Upper Township Hockey Team, Upper Riptide - White, on winning two of three games in the championship series and becoming the 2017 Cape May County second to fourth grade Foot Division Champions.
The prospect of legalized marijuana for recreational use by persons aged 21 and over was discussed by Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland with freeholders Feb. 13.
The Upper Township Committee honored Gayle Davidson, a member of the Citizens Emergency Response Team, for her response and quick action after witnessing, Feb. 9, a major automobile accident on Route 9 in Seaville while off duty.
The Woodbine Borough Council, at its Feb. 15 meeting, awarded the contract for construction of a pedestrian and bikeway project to Charles Marandino, LLC.
The Borough of West Cape May Zoning Board unanimously approved variances that will permit the Sapore Italiano Restaurant at 416 S. Broadway to expand its seating by 14 and make other changes to the existing structure.
City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance Feb. 8 dedicating a gravel road leading from Roosevelt Boulevard to a dredged material disposal site known as Site 83 and as “Haul Road.”
The annual reorganization of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) took place on Jan. 26 in the New Jersey State House Senate Chambers in Trenton.
Mayor William Pikolycky is pleased to announce the installation of their 2018 officers of the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department at their February 10 annual installation dinner held at the Mauricetown Fire Hall.
Feb. 18 will mark the 24th anniversary of the death of Officer David C. Douglass, Sr., who was killed in the line of duty, after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who had just burglarized a home and then set it on fire.
A display dedicated to Ocean City’s black community opened this week at the Ocean City Historical Museum in the community center at 1735 Simpson Ave.
At its Feb. 6 work session, Stone Harbor Borough Council heard a proposal from Council President Karen Lane to place parking meters along the Stone Harbor 80th Street border with Avalon.
The annual rabies clinic, free to Borough residents and sponsored by the Borough of Woodbine, will be held March 3, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Woodbine Ambulance Corps Building/Public Safety facility.
Due to a late forecast change by the National Weather Service, the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for Cape May County effective immediately through 8:30 a.m., Feb. 13.
Members of the Wildwood Fire Department responded to 278 fire- and medical-related incidents for the month of January 2018. Members of the department also conducted 371 fire safety inspections for the month.
This borough was able to introduce a 2018 budget with greater anticipated revenue from local taxes while maintaining the local tax rate at the same $0.245 rate as 2017.
Tax Assessor Margaret Slavin told Borough Council Feb. 6, “We are getting ready to wrap this up.” What Slavin referred to was the borough-wide reevaluation of property values.
With the municipal building in need of expensive repairs, including a new roof, Middle Township Committee on Feb. 5 discussed the possibility of replacing the structure.
At a special Feb. 6 meeting of the Cape May City Council, City Manager Neil Young presented a proposed $29-million budget which includes a tax rate hike of half-a-cent, moving the local purpose tax rate from $.340 per $100 of assessed value to $.3448.
Gov. Phil Murphy Feb. 9 called upon mayors to take steps to counteract the effects of the federal tax legislation that gutted New Jersey’s State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction and limited the amount of money state homeowners can deduct from their property taxes, according to a release.
MVC customers are advised that only state centralized vehicle inspections stations will be closed on Mon., Feb. 12, 2018 in recognition of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Additionally, all MVC facilities, will be closed on Mon., Feb. 19, 2018 in recognition of Presidents' Day.
Police Capt. Robert Sheehan’s lawsuit against the City of Cape May was one month shy of 3-years-old and one day short of a trial beginning when the Cape May City Council voted unanimously Feb. 6 to settle the case.
Cape May County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti advises county residents that the U.S. Department of State is raising the passport execution fee from $25 to $35 on April 2.
With public input and much discussion, Crest commissioners have presented the redevelopment of the New Jersey Avenue business district.
The Borough of Wildwood Crest will host a community outreach program on flood mitigation March 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wildwood Crest Pier Recreation Center, Heather Road and Ocean Avenue (5800 Ocean Ave).
Sen. Jeff Van Drew issued the following statement on the actions by the Murphy Administration to counter the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to roll back net neutrality rules.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Fire Safety is reminding residents about National Burn Awareness Week, which runs from Feb. 4 through Feb. 10, 2018.
Mayor William Pikolycky briefed Woodbine Borough Council Feb. 1 about progress made to date to conclude an agreement with Stockton University that would potentially provide comprehensive community-based participatory needs assessment.
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1st) aimed at providing South Jersey with a stronger voice in decisions made by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which operates the Garden State Parkway – a main artery in the southern part of the state – was approved Feb. 1 by the Senate.