WILDWOODS TAKES HOME BEST BEACHES AWARD

Five Cape May County beaches were ranked in the top-10 of the state. The Wildwoods won beach overall. Ocean City came in third, Sea Isle City fourth, Cape May fifth, and Cape May Point ninth. The Wildwoods won in four categories, including Best Overall, Best Family Beach, Best Eco Tourism Beach, and Best Day Tripper…

OCEAN CITY HIRES NEW FOOTBALL COACH

A new football coach has the job in Ocean City. Kevin Smith was hired to replace Mark Impagliazzo who stepped down from his post. The decision was confirmed by the Board of Education on Wednesday. Smith was previously serving as the team’s offensive coordinator and will take the step up to be the head coach.

AVALON APPROVES SHELTER PLAN FOR RESIDENTS

A new emergency management plan in Avalon included the availablity of sheltering for first-responder’s family and elderly. Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi presented the plan that involves the offshore evacuation of residents in the event of a major hurricane or another natural disaster. A key component of the Avalon Emergency Management plan is an agreement with…

REPORT: MAYOR CALLS OUT SOLICITOR IN VINELAND

Some disciplinary action is coming the way of the solicitor in Vineland. The Daily Journal reports that Mayor Robert Romano made the decision after a city-owned vehicle was damaged in an accident that the police weren’t notified about. The report says Alfred Verderose said he didn’t report it because he thought the damage was under…

MIRACLES FITNESS OPENS AVALON FITNESS STUDIO

The well known Miracles Fitness chain now has a fitness studio in Avalon.  Avalon officials were on hand Wednesday afternoon to cut the ribbon for the new Avalon Fitness Studio.  The studio is located on Dune Drive and will offer many different fitness classes throughout the summer.  Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi and other Avalon officials…

CAPE MAY COUNTY TO HOLD MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE

The Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau will hold its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30th at 2 p.m. at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery. Speakers include Freeholder Director Daniel Beyel, Freeholder Gerald M. Thornton, Jeffrey Pierson, BG (Ret.) and Jon Weigand, MA1, USNR, recently returned from Afghanistan. The United States Coast Guard…