On Feb. 13, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Delaware Gov. John Carney announced a resolution related to the proposed Delaware Memorial Bridge toll rate increase, to fund necessary safety and infrastructure projects.
The Philadelphia woman whose arrest on a Wildwood beach over Memorial Day Weekend in 2018 resulted in a video that went viral has accepted a plea deal.
Upper Township's Administrator and Emergency Management Director Scott Morgan briefed Committee Feb. 11 on the status of the major fire which occurred Feb. 10 on Route 9 in Marmora.
Ocean City Police Department, families and friends convened Feb. 13 at the Ocean City Tabernacle for a ceremony that ushered in a new chief, two captains, four lieutenants, five sergeants and 10 officers.
Two Ocean City police detectives made a traffic stop for vehicle violations Feb. 14 about 12:52 p.m. What resulted was the arrest of a Vineland man who was charged with drug possession and distribution.
The U.S. Congress passed a compromise funding package Feb. 14 to fund the remainder of the federal government that had been operating through several stopbacks.
The City of Cape May is a town where history is important. The nation’s only National Landmark City, Cape May, more than many other communities, has an intimate relationship with its own history. An error in that history needs to be corrected.
Sustainable Jersey for Schools and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) announced that the Ocean City School District was awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant.
On Feb. 13, 2019, the Diocese of Camden, in concert with the other dioceses of New Jersey, has published the names of all diocesan priests credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.
The state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and the Borough of Avalon building inspector have reached an agreement in the matter concerning violations of the Uniform Construction Code, essentially settling the issue.
Residents packed the Feb. 7 Lower Township Zoning Board meeting to hear a use variance application to allow 21 single-family dwellings to be built on a Shawmount Avenue parcel in Villas.
A year after a borough-wide reevaluation added $363 million to the cumulative assessed property values in Stone Harbor, the natural growth in assessed valuation continues to grow through new home construction.
In response to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issuing five Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHAs) which would advance permit applications for seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic Coast, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) and John Rutherford (R-FLA 4th) introduced the bipartisan Atlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act.
Lower Township Police Department will remember one of its own Feb. 18 on the 25th anniversary of Officer David C. Douglass' death.
At its Feb. 5 work session, which Mayor Clarence Lear was unable to attend, Deputy Mayor Patricia Gray Hendricks chaired a discussion in which City Council’s newest members continued to express some concerns about locating a proposed shared public safety complex in the congested block that is currently home to the existing fire station and City Hall.
NORTH WILDWOOD - North Wildwood announced Feb. 11 that it had joined the New Jersey Attorney General’s “Project Medicine Drop” initiative, and installed a Project Medicine Drop Box at Police Headquarters.
Two persons were saved by the quick action of someone who placed a ladder to the second floor of a burning structure across the street from the Wawa at 35 Shore Road, Marmora Feb. 10 about 2:30 p.m.
With a change in the mail-in ballot requirements, fire districts in Cape May County, and those statewide, printed more ballots than ever – 2,816 throughout the county – that were mailed by the Cape May County Clerk’s Office to potential mail-in ballot voters prior to the Feb. 16 elections.
On the recommendation of North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello, Joseph Heitzmann, Jr. and Bradley Ladislaw received their appointments to captain with the North Wildwood Fire Department Feb. 5.
The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 927 calls. Police also made a total of seven arrests during this period.
During the week Jan.7-13, 2019 the members of the Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 1,021 calls for service. During the week a total of 20 adults were arrested for various offenses.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) continued to put pressure on New Jersey Transit after delays on the Atlantic City Rail Line continue to hinder thousands of South Jersey residents’ commute to work.
The Borough of Wildwood Crest is set to unveil a locally-produced drone video Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. promoting Wildwood Crest as a family- and tourist-friendly community.
Legislation aiming to help New Jersey’s winery industry create jobs and economic development received final legislative approval was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy Feb. 7.
Mayor William Pikolycky reported at the Feb. 7, Woodbine Borough Council meeting that, according to an article by Susanne Cervenka in the Asbury Park Press, New Jersey’s average property tax bill has increased from $4,119 to $8,690 in the 20 years between 1998 and 2017, more than doubling.
A Feb. 4 Middle Township Committee resolution awarding a bid for when-needed assistance in snow removal caused one resident to ask for clarification on how the decisions are made regarding snow removal, especially on streets that are not major thoroughfares.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland stated in a Feb. 8 release that his office is conducting an animal cruelty investigation in connection with the death of a dog found in a trash can in Beesley's Point Feb. 7.
On Jan. 1, 2019 the Code Blue process changed from motel placements, provided with state funding by the Division of Social Services, to warming centers operated by municipalities with non-mandated funding from the county.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) praised President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech and reiterated his call for bipartisanship and an end to gridlock.
During the week of Dec. 31, 2018 thru Jan. 6, 2019 the members of the Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 864 calls for service. During the week a total of 14 adults were arrested for various offenses.
The owner of the former Starbucks location in Rio Grande did not want to see its tenant leave and went to court in an attempt to prevent that happening. A New Jersey Appellate Court recently upheld a trial court’s decision that the approvals needed for the new building were valid.