RECORD TOURISM SPENDING REPORTED FOR THE WILDWOODS IN 2015

Tourism numbers in the Wildwoods grew by 5 percent over 2014, according to a presentation by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority. The group gave their annual summer preview on Wednesday at the Wildwoods Convention Center and reported a record $1.5 billion of tourism spending for 2015, fully 25 percent of last year’s…

COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRADUATIONS TO BE HELD THURSDAY

Graduation ceremonies for both Atlantic Cape Community College and Cumberland County College will be held on Thursday. Atlantic Cape will award about 900 associates degrees at an outdoor ceremony on the Mays Landing campus beginning at 11 a.m. The keynote address will be given by the Honorable H. Robert Switzer of Egg Harbor Township. Cumberland County…

MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR CHRONICALLY HOMELESS ADVANCES IN STATE SENATE

A bill sponsored by Sen. Jim Whelan and Sen. Ronald Rice is working it’s way through the New Jersey Senate. The legislation would establish a Medicaid program to provide housing-related services to individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. Under the bill, the program would establish State-level collaborative activities, and require individual housing transition services to the chronically homelessness.