How cold has it been? So cold that Lower Township Police have asked the public not to walk on the frozen Delaware Bay. It’s been so cold that some brave souls have ventured to walk out to the remains of the concrete ship. Warmer weather is coming, which will mean some ice melt on the…
Lower Township officials announced that the youth basketball games scheduled for Saturday have been cancelled due to road conditions from Thursday’s blizzard. The Township’s Public Works crews have 14 plow trucks in operation; Township officials are still advising residents to drive with extreme caution.
The Delaware Bay is frozen, so that means the Cape May Lewes Ferry is grounded for now. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced that the ferry will not be running on Saturday, and that may continue into Sunday as temperatures will fail to reach 20 degrees, and get even colder at night.
Lower Township Police announced early Thursday afternoon that a portion of Breakwater Road has been closed due to the storm. The road from Seashore to Shunpike roads has been closed due to unsafe conditions. As of the 3 o’clock hour, this section of roadway was re-opened, but only to emergency vehicles.
The Lower Township Police Department made several promotions during the Township Council meeting on January 3rd. Two of the promotions were in house, to the positions of Sergeant First Class and Corporal. The officers who were promoted were John Chew, Donald Vanaman, Robert C. Smith Jr., Charles Ryan, and John Armbruster, Jr.
Forget about a trip on the Cape May Lewes Ferry on Thursday. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced that due to the winter storm and icing conditions on the Delaware Bay, ferry operations are suspended for Thursday. There’s no decision made for any potential ferry trips on Friday.
Lower Township Police say a family was able to safely escape a house fire on New Year’s night in the 400 block of Seashore Road. Fire crews responded to the fire shortly before 9pm and were able to extinguish the fire in a few minutes. The fire was not of a suspicious origin.
Lower Township Police have issued an alert for the whereabouts of 32 year old Tiffany Brewster, who has been missing since November, 2017. Police say Brewster was last seen at Lincoln Park in Newark on November 30th and has been known to frequent both Middle and Lower townships. If you have any details about her…
Lower Township’s council will hold its reorganization meeting on January 3rd. Council is expected to make various appointments during the meeting including that of the municipal engineer, prosecutor, and solicitor. Councilman Roland Roy is also expected to be approved as a member of the Planning Board. The meeting will be held Wednesday at 7pm.
Two brothers from Fishing Creek were arrested by Lower Township Police and charged with various drug offenses following an incident Thursday at the Wawa store in the Villas. Police arrested Brandon S. Paff and Robert E. Paff III after they recovered suspected drugs and a large knife. Both men are unemployed and were processed by…