Middle Township’s first business administrator has passed away at the age of 81. Norman Lochten died Sunday. Lochten was known locally for also having a famous uncle, Larry Fine of the Three Stooges. Services will be held on Friday.
Vince Polistina was sworn in to office Monday to an interim term as a State Senator from Atlantic County. Polistina is also the Senator-elect; this short term will fill out the unexpired term of Chris Brown who resigned back in July. Then, Polistina will be sworn in to a full term.
The State has announced a $900,000 maintenance dredging of the outlet of the Beach Creek State navigation channel near North Wildwood. State officials say the channel provides access between the back bay of Wildwood and Hereford Inelt, and a dredging depth of six feet will be achieved. The project is being conducted by Wickberg Marine.
There’s some news from the camp of republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli. His team stated Monday afternoon that there are still 70,000 provisional ballots still left to be counted, along with an unknown number of vote by mail ballots. Ciattarelli strategist Chris Russell says his team understands that Governor Murphy and his team are embarrassed…
North Wildwood Police have charged two local men in connection with the burglaries of two residences in Anglesea in June. Police say 18 year old Naishon Price of Wildwood and 19 year old Anthony Young of Whitesboro were arrested and charged last week with multiple counts of burglary, theft, and conspiracy.
New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission will be closed on Thursday in observance of Veterans Day. This will include licensing center and inspection stations. Last week, the MVC had to curtail business for part of a day due to a system wide computer failure.
The West Cape May Borough Commission is expected to accept the resignation of certified municipal court Administrator Bernandine Shearouse at its meeting on Wednesday. The Commission is also expected to amend sections of the West Cape May code regarding the removal of trees. The meeting starts Wednesday at 7:00am.
Governor Murphy has asked republican Jack Ciattarelli to concede last week’s election, saying the math cannot add up to a republican win. Murphy’s campaign manager said Monday the race is over, and Murphy holds a lead of over 60,000 votes. Some provisional and mail in ballots are not yet counted.