As reported in the Herald's recent series on the county’s new central 911 dispatch system, the success or failure of that system will be determined by concerned residents like Tom Henry of Seaville who encountered a critical 911 problem last year that he wants everyone to know.
Those who seek to make government work more effectively or more efficiently often point to consolidation as a solution, and with good reason, too. There have been several cases where government consolidation has reduced operational redundancies and overall costs, sometimes also improving services.
“The era of high-stakes, high-stress standardized testing in New Jersey must end, and I will see that it does.” Gov. Phil Murphy made that promise as he campaigned for the office of the state’s chief executive.
In an article published in late September 2017, we pointed out that annual polls concerning national public school systems consistently, and by large majorities, give school systems a grade of C or less.
Today’s technology has created the option for a personal environment which almost eliminates the need to verbally communicate face-to-face with anyone.
This proposal is based on information obtained by two members of the Cape Issues Group, Joe McDevitt and Mike Keaney regarding the reconstruction of Sea Isle Boulevard. This project was started several years ago and is slated for completion around 2020.
A question about Route 55 raised at a meeting of Cape Issues, a citizens’ group that meets at the Herald building, moved Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton to act.
Following the completion of State Route 55 from Route 42 in Camden County to Port Elizabeth in Cumberland County in 1986, there have been numerous meetings and discussions about finishing Route 55 to have it link with the Garden State Parkway in Cape May County.
Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in new home building and existing home renovations in Cape May County, especially on the barrier islands.
Has the dream come true? That was the question asked in the Herald’s six-part series on Atlantic Cape Community College. In the view of the Cape Issues committee, the answer is, No.
By Art Hall, Publisher - At our Feb. 2 Cape Issues meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming into our committee Jon Gibson, a recent college grad who is interested in learning about and contributing to the efforts our group focuses on.
At the Oct. 7 meeting of the Cape Issues Committee, the subcommittee assigned to review the facts associated with the question of the Lower Township Municipal Utility Authority (LTMUA) dissolution gave the report of their findings as follows.
The Cape Issues group has watched with interest the controversy concerning the dissolution of the Lower Township MUA.
Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton and Freeholder Kristine Gabor want to make Cape May County residents aware of the impending deadline for county residents whose homes were insured by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Answers to a dispute between the City of Cape May and the Borough of West Cape May proved as hard to grasp as water running through the Wilbraham Park master meter on Oct. 21.
At a Borough Council meeting on Oct. 15, it was announced that the original proposed site for the September 11th Memorial has become yesterday’s news.
What can one learn from a sign? The Dune and Beach Trail project on 44th and 48th Street in Avalon will soon answer that question with an introduction of 10, 16x24 inch signs.
There is a special section of Stone Harbor that is has always been rather peaceful. However, this quiet cul-de-sac at the end of Second Avenue and 123rd Street could be destined for a surge of activity.