LOWER CAPE MAY STUDENTS AWARDED $320,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM H&R BLOCK

Sixteen students who attend Lower Cape May Regional High School, have each been awarded a $20,000 scholarship through the H&R Block Budget Challenge — a teen financial literacy program that rewards high school students and classes for mastering real-world budgeting and personal finance decision-making. The scholarships will be presented to the students at the high…

ZERO TAX INCREASE ANNOUNCED FOR LOWER TOWNSHIP IN 2016

Taxpayers got some good news at Monday night’s Lower Township Council meeting. The 2016 budget was presented with a zero percent tax increase. Councilman Tom Conrad told Coastal Broadcasting that all township department heads worked together with the treasurer and township manager to stabilize the tax rate while actually increasing services for the residents. Conrad…

LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE MEET WITH LOCAL CLERGY

The Administrative Staff of Lower Township Police Department, in an effort to strengthen their Community Outreach Program, met with local clergy to discuss New Jersey Attorney General Supplemental Directive 2006-05. The directive, most recently amended in July 2015, details the uniform statewide practice and procedure for investigating and reviewing police use of force incidents, as…

FORMER WILDWOOD AND LOWER POLICE OFFICER PASSES

The Wildwood Police Department family has lost another member. The department announced that retired police officer Gary “Bubba” O’Shea has passed away. He worked within the law enforcement community for 25 years, including spending time in both the Lower Township and Wildwood Police Department. Prior to working in law enforcement, O’Shea was in the United…