Over $2.5 million has been spent on the First District legislative campaigns, the highest of any in the State. Campaign figures show that millions have been spent to convince voters on who to pick for a state senate and two assembly seats. The election will be held on Tuesday.
Candidates for three legislative seats in our First District debated last night in Cape May Court House in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Coastal Broadcasting Systems. Topics debated included those effecting seniors, security in the region, and the democrats’ voting record on various tax issues. Republican senate candidate Mike Testa…
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is asking residents to be especially vigilant with checking Halloween bags this year. A bag of suspected heroin wound up in a bag from a Trunk or Treat event in Rio Grande over the weekend, and a lab analysis discovered that the bag contained the drug. Prosecutor Jefferey Sutherland…
Halloween could be a bust this week in South Jersey. Accu Weather is calling for a very good chance of rain Thursday evening as a front moves through our region. It looks like much of the northeast and some of the south will be getting rain on Thursday.
A new poll released by Stockton University gives all three democratic candidates in our First District legislative race leads over their republican opponents. The new poll gives incumbent State Senator Bob Andrzejczak a 14-point lead over republican challenger Michael Testa. Democrats Matt Milam and Bruce Land also lead republicans Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan in…
Your eyes have not deceived you..you are paying more for gasoline in Cape May County over the past week. The price for a gallon of gas locally went up by six cents a gallon in the last week to an average of $2.56 per gallon. We are a penny above the state average.
Cape May County Sheriff Bob Nolan and the County have officially sued the New Jersey Attorney General over the Immigration Trust Directive. The County contends that it wants the agreement to continue that allows local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with ICE officials.
Guilty verdicts were handed down to Christopher Small and Christopher Verity regarding the drug inducted death of Kevin MacFarlane. MacFarlane died last October as a result of a drug overdose when then led to the arrest of Small and Verity. Both could face between ten to 20 years behind bars.
The two democratic candidates for Cape May County freeholder have received an endorsement from by AFSCME New Jersey Council 63. Elizabeth Casey and Joyce Gould are seeking the positions currently held by republicans Gerald Thornton and Marie Hayes.
Cape May County will attempt to pursue an emergency declaration due to beach damage caused by this weekend’s storm. County OEM Director Marty Pagliughi is getting damage estimates that may trigger an emergency declaration by the State of New Jersey. That would be the first step in perhaps securing emergency funding for repair work.