FREEHOLDER WINS NATIONAL AWARD FROM PURCHASING ALLIANCE

Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton has received the Merit Award of Appreciation from U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance and the National Association of Counties. The award is given to government leaders for their participation and support of the U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance. The Middle Township Gazette reports that no more than five counties in the country out…

WILDWOOD CATHOLIC ATHLETE SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT IN IRELAND

Wildwood Catholic senior athlete Caitlin McMullan signed a National Letter of Intent on Sunday to play college basketball at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Del., but where she signed it is particularly noteworthy. McMullan is on vacation in Ireland with her parents, Sean and Chrissy, and Caitlin signed the letter at O’Connell’s Pub just off Eyre Square in…

TEN CASES OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS REPORTED IN ATLANTIC & OCEAN COUNTIES

At least ten cases of a bacterial infection have been reported in Atlantic and Ocean counties that have been linked to contaminated medical supplies. The N.J. State Department of Health has issued alerts to nursing homes and rehab centers about the possible contaminations from syringes manufactured by Nurse Assist. The health department has seen 52…