Cape May County will hold a Patriot’s Day ceremony on Monday, September 11th. County officials announced that the ceremony will be held in front of the County’s administration building next Monday at 5pm.
Democrats in Atlantic County met Wednesday night and selected Colin Bell to replace the late James Whelan in the New Jersey Senate. Bell will be sworn in to fill out the remainder of Whelan’s term when the Senate meets again; Whelan was set to retire at the end of the year.
A 51 year old Villas man was killed Monday afternoon in Dennis Township when his motorcycle crossed the center line of the roadway and struck a motor vehicle. State Police say J.D. McGraw of the Villas was killed in the accident which occurred along Route 550.
There’s a new online advertising campaign launched by republicans to oust democratic United States Senator Robert Menendez, if he’s convicted of federal bribery charges. The campaign suggests that republican Chris Christie should hold the Senate seat if Menendez is convicted; his trial begins on Wednesday.
The Middle Township Committee meets Wednesday night and is expected to approve a resolution that will authorize an accelerated tax sale in the community. The Committee may also authorize a contract for the Lomax Consulting Group for an environmental project.
Wildwood Crest has announced that it will host a Patriot’s Day service on September 11th at 5:30pm. The event will be held at Miami and New Jersey avenues, adjacent to Sunset Lake.
Congressman Frank LoBiondo is supportive of President Trump’s plan to wipe out former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals law. LoBiondo called Obama’s legislation a quote “violation of executive authority”.
Cape May County will continue a construction project in Stagecoach Road in Upper Township on Wednesday. County officials announced that traffic will be detoured at Church Road and then join Stagecoach Again at Butter Road. This should be the final day of the two day project.
Lower Township Police arrested a 30 year old man who was a wanted fugitive from Virginia. Police say they arrested Christian Groome who had left Virginia and recently moved into the area. Groome was also wanted in the states of Florida, and South Carolina.
American Legion Post #198 in Cape May Court House will be having a blood drive with the American Red Cross on September 16th. The Post announced that the drive will begin at 9am and all donors will receive a free haircut coupon from a local salon. ##