LOBIONDO/LARSEN ENVIRONMENTAL BILL SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT

President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill to invest in estuary restoration that was sponsored by Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) and Rick Larsen (WA-02). The legislation reauthorizes the National Estuary Program through 2021, funding local efforts to restore and protect sensitive estuaries and their wildlife. The bill would also reduce federal spending while ensuring that money…

CUMBERLAND CO. NAMES JUNE GUN SAFETY MONTH

The Cumberland County Freeholder Board has designated June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month. The move by the freeholders supports an initiative by the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition, who will distribute a video about gun violence to each municipality in Cumberland County. The coalition will also work with the county sheriff’s office…

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL HELD FOR BRIDGETON TEENS KILLED ON PROM NIGHT

Hundreds of Bridgeton residents filled the sports stadium at Bridgeton High School Wednesday night, as the community held a candlelight vigil for three teenagers who died in tragic car accidents. Families of the victims were joined by parents, teachers, students and local officials to mourn the deaths of 17-year-old Daisia Sulton and 15-year-old Mikayla Mosley,…

COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRADUATIONS TO BE HELD THURSDAY

Graduation ceremonies for both Atlantic Cape Community College and Cumberland County College will be held on Thursday. Atlantic Cape will award about 900 associates degrees at an outdoor ceremony on the Mays Landing campus beginning at 11 a.m. The keynote address will be given by the Honorable H. Robert Switzer of Egg Harbor Township. Cumberland County…