Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with committing a robbery on Weber Avenue in the Villas on Tuesday. Lower Township Police say 19 year old Theodore Godwin Jr. of Cape May Court House and a 17 year old juvenile forced a 19 year old victim into turning over his money with the threat of…
Lower Township has filled a vacancy on Township Council. Roland Roy was appointed as the councilman in Ward 3 during a meeting held last night. Roy replaces Erik Simonsen, who vacated the seat after winning the mayoral election in November.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority has a new executive director. Thomas J. Cook of Delaware has been selected to replace Scott A. Green, who is stepping down. Cook served as the Secretary of Finance for Delaware for seven years.
The Lower Township Council meets tonight and is expected to make an appointment to a Ward 3 council seat. The seat was vacated in the last election as Erik Simonsen won the mayoral election. Three new police sergeants will also be named during tonight’s meeting, which begins at 7 o’clock at Township Hall.
The Lower Township Council may receive a new member during its meeting on Wednesday night. Council is expected to confirm a resolution that would temporarily appoint a member to Council in Ward 3 until the general election. That seat was vacated by Erik Simonsen, who was elected to Mayor in November. Council may also authorize…
Three patrolmen in the Lower Township Police Department are being promoted to sergeant. Police Chief William Mastriana announced that Doug Whitten, Kevin Lewis, and Edward Edwards will all be promoted during a special ceremony to be held on January 18th at 7:00pm at the Lower Township Municipal Hall.
A 52 year old Lower Township man is seeking to become the next sheriff for Cape may County. Republican Richard Harron of the Villas has announced that he would like to replace Gary Schaffer, who is not seeking re-election in the November election. Harron worked 25 years in the Sheriff’s department before retiring seven years…
Scott Green is leaving the Delaware River and Bay Authority. Green has served as the Executive Director of the Authority since April, 2012 and will retire in early February. Green’s successor could be named as early as Monday afternoon as the Board of Commissioners is scheduled to meet.
Lower Township Police have charged a 22 year old Villas man with criminal trespass after he was found Thursday night on an abandoned property with a female minor. Police charged Gerald E. Mack for being in the structure with the juvenile without permission. Mack was taken to the County Jail after being processed by police.
Erik Simonsen is the new mayor of Lower Township. Simonsen was sworn in as Lower Township’s new mayor during a reorganization meeting on Wednesday evening. Also sworn in was Deputy Mayor Frank Sippel. Simonsen has served on Council previously and ran unopposed in the November election; he replaces Mike Beck.