STONE HARBOR PROVIDES UPDATE ON DREDGING PROJECT

A dredging project in Stone Harbor could start as early as the Fall, 2015. The undertaking will incorporate approximately 185,000 cubic yard of dredging within the 9 lagoons that abut the Intracoastal Waterway. The project is currently underway applying for permits with the Department of Environmental Protection. Stone Harbor has retained marine and coastal engineering firm, Ocean…

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IRS NOW WARNING OF PHONE SCAM

The Internal Revenue Service is following the lead of local police departments and warning consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses…

BILL TO CREATE VETERAN’S COURT INTRODUCED IN TRENTON

Assemblymen Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak and Vince Mazzeo have introduced legislation to provide certain veterans who suffer from mental illnesses with an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system. The bill would establish a pre-trial intervention program for veterans in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties. The “Veterans Court Pilot Program” would divert veterans with mental illnesses…

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED DISCOVERED IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

A driver was caught driving under the influence in Lower Township. Joseph M Frazier, of the Villas, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. During the arrest process, Frazier was found to be in possession of Narcotic Prescription Medication without a valid prescription, a crime of the 3rd degree. He was processed and transferred the Cape May County Correctional Center…