Governor Chris Christie has nominated current Cape May County Democratic Party chairman Jeff Sutherland as the new prosecutor for Cape May County. Sutherland is very likely to be confirmed by the New Jersey Senate, and he will replace Robert Taylor who retired earlier this year. Sutherland is an attorney and lives in Ocean City.
Some Cape May County residents felt the earth move slightly late Thursday afternoon as a small earthquake in Delaware caused some shaking of the ground in South Jersey. The earthquake measured 4.1 on the Richter scale. There are no reports of injuries or property damage.
Cape May County Acting Prosecutor Rob Johnson held a forum Wednesday designed to help educate veterans on how to avoid jail time if they are charged with a minor, non-violent offense. A new statewide program will begin on Friday that will assist veterans. Local state lawmakers also attended the presentation.
Longtime New Jersey State Senator Jeff Van Drew will run for Congress next year. Van Drew made it official today, announcing that he will seek the Congressional seat being vacated by the retirement of republican Frank LoBiondo. Earlier this month, Van Drew was elected to his fourth term in the New Jersey State Senate.
The West Cape May Borough Commission is meeting tonight and will discuss various regulation changes associated with trees and vegetation. An ordinance will also be discussed that addresses newly paved streets, and sidewalks. The meeting begins at 7:00pm.
Cape May County Freeholders will meet Tuesday afternoon and could consider a resolution that will permit the County to sue the various manufacturers of opiates. The resolution would authorize the County to have representation from a specific law firm; today’s meeting starts at 4:30pm.
A new primate habitat is coming to the Cape May County Park and Zoo. County officials announced that an event will be held on Wednesday to unveil the new “Primate Point” that will will a new attraction at the Zoo. The primates will have eight indoor and outdoor areas in which to move around.
Did you see it? Residents of Ocean City, Stone Harbor, and other locations saw a small fireball pass through the sky on Friday night. The ball was a mix of very bright colors and it was very likely a meteor that broke up as it passed through the sky. Thousands of fireballs happen every day,…
Former Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor has filed a lawsuit against the County, alleging that he and his wife were entitled to lifetime benefits. Not so fast, according to a statement issued by the County. The County says Taylor is seeking benefits that he simply is not entitled to under New Jersey law.
Sturdy Savings Bank announced that its commercial lending division leads all banks located in Cape May County in terms of the number of loans approved under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s loan program. Sturdy ranks first as an SBA lender in Cape May County and 12th among the lenders statewide. According to the SBA, 17…