The Delaware Memorial Bridge, back in the news this week. The Delaware River and Bay Authority will be holding public meetings next month to discuss a potential toll hike for the bridge. The toll could be going up by one dollar, to $5 per crossing.
Frank Gilliam will keep his job as mayor of Atlantic City..for now. New Jersey Lt. Governor Shelia Oliver announced that Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy will remain in office as the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office investigates a fight involving both men and members of the public earlier this month.
Stone Harbor officials say their new public safety building will be used starting next Monday. The Borough’s police department will move in to a new police building that replaces an older structure that was plagued with issues. A parking lot adjacent to the new building will also open Monday as well.
A big meeting will be held by the Atlantic City Board of Education late Friday afternoon to discuss the vacancy at the boys head basketball coaching position. Gene Allen’s contract was not renewed by the Board, and Allen and supporters have both vowed to get him his job back.
Another court hearing will be held Wednesday for Pleasantville High School principal Edward Bonek, who’s charged with possession of child pornography. Bonek is expected to appear in Superior Court in Atlantic County. Bonek is also facing weapons offenses.
Wednesday was supposed to be the day a big drone test was to be conducted at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal in Lower Township….it has been postponed. High winds are expected to be in the forecast again tomorrow which will cancel the test that was expected to see a drone fly about a mile…
It looks like Middle Township will be providing benefits for its employees via the New Jersey State Health Benefits Program. The Township Committee will meet in special session later today and may vote to move out of what is known as the Coastal Regional Employee Benefits Fund. The special meeting will be held at 5:00pm.