DEP’S ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM RESUMES DEPLOYMENTS

The Department of Environmental Protection’s artificial reef deployment program is back on course due to a restoration of federal funding. The funding has returned, thanks to a compromise the Christie Administration reached between recreational anglers and commercial fishermen over access to the popular reefs. The DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife plans to sink as…

MAYORS OF THE WILDWOODS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON BEACH SAFETY

In the wake of recent after-hours rescues, the Mayors of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest are urging beachgoers to observe the rules and regulations of the beach before accessing the water, and to never swim when lifeguards are off duty. Last weekend there were two major rescues that occurred while the lifeguards were off-duty in…