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SEVEN TOWNS TO GET DOT MONEY

Infrastructure improvements are coming to seven Cape May County towns from the state’s Department of Transportation. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Gov. Chris Christie. Below are the projects and how much the town will get: Avalon Borough Reconstruction of 34th Street Dune Drive to Ocean Drive $195,000.00 Middle …

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REVEL CASINO PROJECT BACK UP AND RUNNING

Perhaps the biggest announcement in Atlantic City on Tuesday wasn’t the new tourism district, it was that a half built casino will see its conclusion. The Revel project will begin work again and should be completed by 2012. The CEO of the project hopes to secure the final financing by …

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CHRISTIE VETOES MINUTES FROM STATE’S REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Governor Chris Christie once again exercised his veto authority to check inappropriate practices by state authorities by vetoing minutes of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority. At their meeting on January 19^th , 2011, the NJRA approved a 2011 administrative budget which contained three percent discretionary raises for staff and funds …

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POLISTINA TO RUN AGAINST WHELAN FOR SENATE

The 2nd District is going to have an interesting election for Senate this year. Assemblyman Vince Polistina is going to run against Senator Jim Whelan for his senate seat. Polistina is going to have a kick off event for this campaign on Thursday. Polistina is a Republican; Whelan is a …

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FARMING TO BE MORE ATTENTION IN SCHOOLS

A bill sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan which would designate the last week of September as “Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week,” in order to promote the importance of agriculture in New Jersey and encourage schools to make fresh, locally-grown foods available to students was signed into law over the …

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STATE OFFICES OPERATING ON TWO-HOUR DELAY

Governor Chris Christie and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, have authorized a delayed opening for all State Offices due to the winter weather on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. As such, the Governor has determined that …

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REST STOP EXPANSION COMING ON PARKWAY

A food mart will be available at the Garden State Parkway Ocean View rest stop. Assemblyman Matt Milam tells Coastal Broadcasting that the state has approved an expansion of the rest stop. The new construction will have a quick mart type store that will be run by the gas station. …

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AVALON GETS MAJOR STATE GRANT FOR STREET PROJECT

The Borough of Avalon will receive $195,000 in state funding to reconstruct 34th Street between Ocean Drive and Dune Drive.  Borough officials received confirmation of the funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation on Tuesday, February 1, 2011. “This grant is good news for Avalon”, said Avalon Mayor Martin …

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SEA ISLE MAYOR’S NIECE, NEPHEW SURVIVE BRIDGE ACCIDENT

Two teenagers identified as the niece and nephew of Sea Isle Mayor Len Desiderio escaped a scary one-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday afternoon with minor injuries.  State Police say 18 year olds Michael and Nicole Crudele, a brother and sister from Sea Isle City, were inside an SUV when it went …

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