DONOHUE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

As Coastal Broadcasting first report, Lower Township Police Chief Ed Donohue will be retiring this year. Donohue officially put out a press release announcing his retirement. As Coastal Broadcasting reported previously, Lower Township is in the process of trying to find a replacements. No details have yet been announced on a replacement. Donohue will retire…

BILL PASSED TO CREATE ‘PEDOPHILE-FREE ZONES’

Legislation sponsored to permit municipalities to restrict the ability of known sex offenders to live near places where children congregate was passed today by the full Senate. The bill (S-837) responds to a 2009 state Supreme Court decision which invalidated 118 local ordinances that sought to create such “pedophile-free zones” within communities. The Court cited…