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LOCAL LAWMAKERS TO FIGHT DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER CLOSING

State Senator Jeff Van Drew, Assemblyman Matt Milam and Assemblyman Nelson Albano (all D-Cape May/Cumberland/Atlantic) today pledged to fight the proposed closure of the Vineland Developmental Center which was announced Tuesday as part of the FY 2012 state budget. “As a member of the Budget Committee, I pledge to work …

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WOODBINE AWARDS CONTRACT FOR MAJOR WORK

  Woodbine awarded a contract for the Safe Routes to Schools project, at the February 17 Council meeting. Contract was awarded to Charles Marandino, LLC, of Milmay, who was the low bidder at $267,843.77 Other bidders were Bud Concrete $319,432.97; Diamond Construction, $298,161; Landberg Construction, $333,462; Lexa Concrete, $285,816.32; Ricky …

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OVERNIGHT CLOSURE SLATED FOR ROUTE 52 CA– USEWAY

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that the Route 52 Causeway will be closed to traffic between Somers Point and Ocean City tomorrow, February 24, from 8 p.m. until around 6 a.m. Friday, February 25. The overnight closure is needed to safely accommodate construction crews as they …

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VAN DREW DENOUNCES PROPOSAL TO DIVERT UEZ FUNDS IN BUDGET

Calling the program vital to job creation and economic growth, State Senator Jeff Van Drew today said a proposal that would divert more than $90 million from the Urban Enterprise Zone Program in the FY 2012 budget would devastate UEZ communities that rely on the funding to spur redevelopment and …

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HEROIN CHARGES FOR JUVENILE IN BRIDGETON

A juvenile in Bridgeton was found dealing heroin. Police there say that a 17-year-old male was arrested and charged with multiple drug charges in the incident. A police officer saw what appeared to be a drug deal taking place and approached the two involved. The dealer fled and the officer …

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LAW FIRM CAN’T REPRESENT CITY TO OBTAIN POLICE VIDEO TAPE

A law firm has been disqualified from representing the City of Wildwood in an attempt to obtain a video tape from Dec. 2000 that allegedly shows a Wildwood police officer using excessive force. Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor made that announcement on Tuesday. Judge Nelson Johnson said there was …

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RED DECALS ON LICENSE PLATE HOLD UP IN COURT

A group challenge new legislation forcing members of the state’s graduated driver’s license system to put red decals on their license plate lost in court. An appellate panel upheld the bill, which critics say make young drivers targets to police and sex offenders. The decals are to placed on vehicles …

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LARE: BUDGET NUMBERS LOOK MUCH BETTER THAN REPORTED

The reports that Lower Township was in a $1 million budget hole appears to be incorrect. Deputy Mayor Kevin Lare says that the township was at the new two percent tax cap before the governor’s budget address, but now the township’s proposed budget will come in at a 1.6 or …

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