Plans for the new Surfside Park at 30th Street in Avalon moved closer to reality Oct. 10 when Borough Council awarded the construction contract for the almost $2.5-million project. The project is supported in large part through a $2-million county grant.
WOODBINE — The Borough of Woodbine has made two applications to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for grant funding under its Municipal Aid, Program, totaling over $620,000, according to Mayor William Pikolycky in a release.
In an effort to benefit commercial fishing operations, Assemblymen Robert Andrzejczak and Bruce Land (both D-1st) have sponsored legislation permitting commercial fishing vessels to possess more than the daily trip limit of black sea bass and summer flounder under certain conditions.
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1st) and Senate Government Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee Chair James Beach (D-6th) that would require the Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to establish the “Viticulture Trail Sign Program” passed the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee Oct. 18.
At the Oct. 10 Avalon Borough Council meeting, Municipal Engineer Thomas Thornton presented plans for beginning the long-discussed project to alleviate flooding from rain events in the borough’s north end.
Upper Township Committee received a briefing Oct. 9 from Committee member John Coggins regarding a request to disburse township funds for the municipality's economic development committee.
City Council approved a series of resolutions aimed at improving the city’s standing in the Community Rating System (CRS), a federal program that means discounts on flood insurance rates.
The Borough of Woodbine has submitted a grant application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Division of Multimodal Services, for funding in the amount of $128,086.88 for the design of a Transient Apron at the Woodbine Municipal Airport.
During public comment at Upper Township's Committee meeting Oct. 9, a resident who lives on Harbor Road at Beesley's Point asked Mayor Richard Palombo to address "rumors" that have been circulating regarding the parking area at that location.
During public comment at Upper Township's Committee meeting Oct. 9, Committee member Hobart Young fielded a question from a resident who was concerned about what had happened to the memorial pickets that formed the fencing around the Fort Nuwi Playground at Andrew's World at Caldwell Park on Stagecoach Road.
Earlier in October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced over $9 million available nationwide in rebates to replace older diesel school buses through EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding.
TRENTON – In an effort to further recognize the importance of county and deputy county fire coordinators, Assemblymen Robert Andrzejczak and Bruce Land (both D-1st) have sponsored legislation authorizing these individuals to operate emergency warning lights if certain conditions are met. Thi…
A resident who lives on Sunset Drive, which abuts the entrance to Amanda's Field in Upper Township on Route 50, presented complaints to Upper Township Committee Oct. 9, about the out-of-control parking during events.
New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced in an Oct. 16 release $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care.
A planned $9-million purchase of a former car dealership at 16th Street and Simpson Avenue continued to dominate the conversation in Ocean City. The city clerk rejected a petition drive aimed at bringing the matter to a referendum, and fresh voices spoke in support of the move.
PITTSBURGH, PA.— The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it has awarded a nursing home contract in Salem County, expanding available options for long-term care to better meet the needs of veterans.
Freeholders passed a resolution at their Oct. 9 meeting awarding a five-year medical services contract to CFG Health Systems, LLC, to provide inmates medical service at the new jail, currently under construction.
The North Wildwood Police Department, in conjunction with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New Jersey Division, will host Operation Take Back New Jersey Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Committee member Hobie Young informed Mayor Richard Palombo and others Oct. 8 that "I've been receiving numerous phone calls during the last few weeks about the 'dismal' condition of the boat ramp at Beesley's Point.
Freeholders passed two resolutions Oct. 9 that will turn the former Kmart into office space for the county and state, and talks are underway to include a medical clinic for veterans.
Mayor Leonard Desiderio announced at Sea Isle City’s Council meeting Oct. 9 that the municipality expected to be awarded $935,605 of county Open Space funding to improve the fishing pier and construct a kayak launch on the bayside area behind the hockey courts at Dealy Field.
At Upper Township's Committee meeting Oct. 9, Committee member Hobie Young announced that two builders, who wanted to remain anonymous, had donated materials, equipment and work crew time to repair and renovate the press box at the football field at Caldwell Park on Stagecoach Road.
During public comment at Sea Isle City's Council meeting Oct. 9, a resident asked if there was a "break in the system" at 44th Street and Central Avenue since there was flooding that day, where there never had been flooding before during a non-storm event.
During public comment at Dennis Township's Committee meeting Oct. 9, a resident inquired as to the purpose of one of the resolutions approved regarding submission of a grant to the state Department of Transportation.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1,283,280 in housing counseling grants Oct. 10 to help hundreds of households find housing, make more informed housing choices, or keep their current homes.
Mayor William Pikolycky announced that the Borough of Woodbine has made two applications to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for grant funding under its Municipal Aid, Program, totaling over $620,000.
Victorian Cape May faces a crisis with its historical bed-and-breakfast inns. That was the message delivered to City Council Oct. 2 by representatives of the Historic Accommodation B&B Association.
In the 1970s, Cape May’s many examples of Victorian architecture were in danger. No historic status protected them. A team of architects and preservationists from the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) sought to preserve the buildings and tell their story.
Stone Harbor Public Works Director Grant Russ gave his monthly report to the governing body Oct. 2 noting that the concession stands were all off the beaches and the parking meters and kiosks had all been turned off.
Cape May City Council heard from Water and Sewer Superintendent Carl Behrens Oct. 2 about an incident in which all of the alarms and emergency plans operated in the way they were supposed to operate.
Stone Harbor Borough Council moved to implement the terms of its affordable housing settlement preserving its legal immunity against suit by developers who build high-density low and moderate-income housing.
Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John Burzichelli and Paul Moriarty to ensure a level playing field between brick-and-mortar businesses and online marketplace providers like Amazon, and bring in needed revenue to the state has been signed into law Oct. 4.
In order to better protect farmlands against the threat of vandalism and trespassing, Assembly Democrats Robert Andrzejczak (2nd), Eric Houghtaling, and Adam Taliaferro have taken action, sponsoring legislation to update and clarify penalty provisions for vandals and trespassers. Their bill was signed into law Oct, 4, 2018 by Gov, Phil Murphy, according a release.
At its Oct. 1 meeting, Middle Township Committee agreed to issue a social affairs permit that will allow New Jersey Cape Diagnostic, Training and Opportunity Center to have a beer tent at this year’s Harvest Festival, Oct. 27.
Phase one of ACE’s plan was presented as the utility’s attempt to increase the resiliency of its infrastructure on Seven Mile Island and to add the capacity the utility said is needed to cope with the demands of rapid growth of high energy-use homes.
Middle Township Committee’s Oct. 1 work session saw significant movement on establishing the review committee that will study the municipality's form of government.