SOUTH JERSEY GAS TO REDUCE RATES

The Press of Atlantic City reports that South Jersey Gas received state approval Friday to lower rates by 10 percent to their customers. The state Board of Public Utilities approved the rate decrease, due to lower wholesale prices for natural gas. The reduction in the pass-through cost of natural gas means a drop of just…

OCEAN CITY NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

A three-term Ocean City Councilman got a major promotion Thursday night. A resolution to appoint Michael Allegretto as the Director of Community Services was passed unanimously. The annual salary for Allegretto will be $100,000 to oversee Ocean City’s recreation programs, the Music Pier, building inspections and code compliance, public relations and information, and to act as liaison…