Local News

REPORT: FIRE GUTS PROPERTY IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

An early morning fire has destroyed a home and business located on Route 47 in Middle Township.  Middle Township Police say that a large home located at  325 Rte 47 South in Green Creek went up in smoke and flames early Tuesday morning.  The home was also used for a heating and …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE INVESTIGATE VANDALIZED MAIL BOXES

Lower Township Police are investigating a vandalism incident in Erma that targeted mailboxes.  Police on Sunday investigated numerous complaints from residents who had their mailboxes either vandalized or completely pushed over late Saturday night, into Sunday morning.  The incidents took place on Towerview Road, Myrna Road, Honeysuckle Road, and Wilson …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP COPS BUST MAN AT CHANNEL APARTMENTS

 Lower Township Police have announced the arrest of a man who was wanted for outstanding warrants.  Police arrested 23 year old Frank Simuel Jr. Monday after an officer investigated a report of suspicious activity inside a motor vehicle behind building “J” at the apartment complex, located in North Cape May.  …

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TAX INCREASE PROPOSED IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

A nearly three cent tax increase could be coming to taxpayers in Middle Township. The Middle Township Committee proposed a 2.8-cent tax increase to the budget in the township. Committeeman Dan Lockwood told Coastal Broadcasting that cuts to state aid were among the biggest reasons for the increase. The township …

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AVALON, SEA ISLE TO FLIP COIN FOR BEACH FILL

An event will be held on the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge on Wednesday morning to decide which community…Avalon or Sea Isle City…will ‘go first’ during an upcoming beach fill.  Mayors and elected leaders from both communities will be on the bridge Wednesday at 10:00am to flip a coin to determine the …

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VLT PROPOSAL MADE TO GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE FOR MEADOWLANDS

A group has offered the state $600 million for the right to put video lottery terminals in the Meadowlands, according to a report by NorthJersey.com. The group is called, Global Enterprises Meadowlands, which wishes to operate 5,000 of these terminals in the racetrack. The proposal also includes $100 million to …

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RED TAPE REVIEW GROUP PRESENTS WORK TO CHRISTIE

The Red Tape Review Group presented a final report on ways to assist the state. The group was chaired by Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. The review looked for bad or unnecessary rules that were stifling business. One of the changes, which allow for coupons to be used for milk purchases, …

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MENENDEZ TALKS LEGISLATION TO HELP KEEP TEACHERS IN WORK

United States Senator Robert Menendez and New Jersey educators discussed legislation that would insure thousands of teachers remain in our classrooms.  The “Keep Our Educators Working Act” would create a $23 billion Education Jobs Fund to prevent teacher and education job losses – the fund would include more than $600 …

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