Lower Township Police have charged 65 year old Raymond Paradise of the Villas with threatening several neighbors with a knife Monday afternoon. Paradise committed the crime near the Manor Lake/Lakeview Apartments in the Villas. There were no injuries. Paradise was subdued by police when he left his apartment and attempted re-entry.
An English teacher in the Lower Cape May Regional School District is Cape May County’s candidate for “Teacher of the Year” in New Jersey. The announcement made by the New Jersey Department of Education named Thomas Belasco as our county’s candidate. The winner of the award will be announced in two months.
Lower Township Police will participate in a major crackdown on drunk driving starting later this week, and running through Labor Day weekend. Police will participate in “Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over”, starting August 16th. Sobriety checkpoints will be established.
The Lower Township Police Department has promoted Robert Hartman Jr. to Sergeant First Class. The promotion was made during Monday night’s Township Council meeting. Hartman was hired in September, 1994.
The Lower Township Council approved a non-binding referendum question that will ask voters if they should foot the bill for an aquatic center at the Cape May Airport. The price tag, $10 million. The center would feature eight lanes of swimming and a lazy river pool. The question will appear on the November 5th election…
A head on motor vehicle accident in Cold Spring Monday morning sent a 24 year old man to the hospital. Lower Township Police say a vehicle driven by Joseph Anderson of Ardmore, PA crossed the center line of the roadway and struck a car driven by a woman from Holmdel. Anderson was airlifted to an…
Should Lower Township establish an aquatic center at the Cape May County Airport? The Township Council meets Monday evening and could approve a resolution that would place a non binding referendum question on the November ballot, asking voters if they want it. Monday’s meeting begins at 5:00pm.
A 50 year old Orlando man was charged with a drunk driving hit and run that occurred on the Route 109 bridge in Lower Township late Thursday night. Police say a car driven by Shem C. Jenkins struck a bike ridden by 21 year old Gratiano Dinu of Wildwood. Dinu was critically injured in the…
Lower Township Police have announced that the annual Coombs Douglass Run will be held on Sunday evening, starting at 6:30pm. The run will result in various detours and road closures Sunday evening as a result of the run. No parking signs will be up along Beach and Shore drives.
It will be slow going for motorists in Lower Township Wednesday on the Mill Creek and Upper Thorofare bridges. The Lower Township Police Department announced that South State will be paving the bridges between the hours of 8am and 5pm Wednesday. If it rains, the work will be moved to Thursday.