Governor Christie is touring the Garden State this week as New Jersey remembers Hurricane Sandy which impacted our region five years ago. Christie announced this week that New Jersey is pumping an additional $75 million into a program that will buy properties that are subject to repetitive losses from flooding.
Lower Cape May Regional High School will unveil a new field house on Saturday. Officials say the ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 12 noon and the building will serve both scholastic and youth sports programs. The grand opening will coincide with homecoming.
If you want to play the Mega Millions lottery, you’ll have to soon dig deeper into your pocket for a ticket. The price of a Mega Millions lottery ticket will double from one dollar to two dollars starting with the drawing on Halloween night. The good news…starting jackpot amounts will more than double from $15…
A 30 year old local woman flipped her SUV in Lower Township Saturday evening in an accident that caused a neighborhood power outage. Lower Township Police say Stephanie Cresse of Erma was able to free herself from the SUV following the accident on Tabernacle Road. Cresse’s vehicle hit a fence and a utility pole during…
A 34 year old Pleasantville man has been arrested and charged with stealing lamb from a Shoprite supermarket in Upper Township. State Police say Geoffrey Tomlinson has been charged with stealing the meat back in August. Tomlinson has been charged with shoplifting.
There was a molten glass breach at the Durand Glass factory in Millville Sunday afternoon. Local firemen were brought to the scene to assist with the breach which resulted in some molten glass coming from a tank. No word of any injuries.
A rate increase has been approved for South Jersey Gas, with the higher prices going into effect on November 1st. The average residential customer will see their gas bills increase by nearly $15.00 per month. The revenue will be used for various infrastructure updates throughout our region.
Lower Cape May Regional High School will induct three individuals into its Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony on December 1st. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Robert Jackson, Carol Faison, and Gabrielle Whalen are the individual inductees; for more, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Margate has struck a deal with state officials on a new drainage system and improvements for the dunes and the beach. The agreement will result in a drainage system on the beaches and dunes that will prevent problems that plagued this summer’s beach fill project that resulted in stagnant rainwater sitting on the beaches.
Ocean City is getting additional time to dredge its navigation channels. The State announced that a seasonal restriction that would have shut down the project in the fall has been lifting which will allow dredging to occur through March 1st. This will extend the dredging season for another three to five months.