Every police department in Cape May County will have a permanent prescription drop box. County officials are holding a press conference at the Cape May County Administration Building Wednesday morning to announce that drop boxes will be located in every department in the County. Local freeholders will be in attendance along with other law enforcement…
The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management is now the first in South Jersey to have the next generation 911 cellular phone system. The system will allow rescue to locate someone who places a 911 call within 150 feet of the actual caller location, rather than the nearest cell phone tower. Department Director Marty…
The names of 52 boy scout troop leaders from New Jersey who sexually abused boys was released Tuesday by a law firm. The firm announced the names of the men; none of them are from Cape May County. Four are from Atlantic County, with two from Egg Harbor Township.
Gasoline prices continue to climb in New Jersey in advance of the summer season. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that prices went up by an average of five cents per gallon last week to an average of $2.81 in New Jersey. We are still two pennies below the national average.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has just over $80,000 in his campaign war chest. NJ.com reports that democrats around the state are raising money for next year’s congressional elections; Van Drew and other freshman democrats are being targeted by republicans in a few New Jersey congressional races.
Thousands of beaches were cleaned up around the Garden State on Saturday as part of Clean Ocean Action’s beach sweeps. Sweeps were held in many local shore communities as volunteers picked up everything from non recyclable plastics to tires.
It’s a beach sweep weekend in many shore resorts this weekend. Clean Ocean Action is holding beach sweep events in many communities this weekend, including Wildwood Crest, Sea Isle City, and Avalon. The event is held to remove some of the human-created litter on the beaches in advance of the summer season.
The cost of tuition is going up at Atlantic Cape Community College. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Board of Trustees at the college approved a $14 per credit tuition increase earlier this month. College officials say they are refining their offerings.
Republican freeholders may have a fight in this year’s election. The Press of Atlantic City reports that former Middle Township Committeeman Steve Barry and attorney Elizabeth Casey will seek the freeholder seats currently occupied by Gerry Thornton and Marie Hayes. Petitions were due by April 1st.
Cape May County drivers are paying approximately $2.69 for a gallon of gas. That’s up by 20 cents over one month ago, and two pennies higher than last year. New Jersey is still behind the national average, at $2.74 per gallon.