MIDDLE TWP. LAUDED BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

A major recognition is coming to Middle Township courtesy of the American Heart Association.  The Township announced that its government has been named a “Fit Friendly Worksite” by the American Heart Association; the honor will come during a meeting in July.  Recently Middle Township’s government has set up a wellness program for employees that encourages…

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE COMES TUESDAY IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

Its already Hurricane season and Cape May County wants to get you ready. The county will be hosting its annual Emergency Preparedness Conference on Tuesday at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants at this year’s conference will include Major Patrick Callahan, Commanding Officer, NJ Office of Emergency Management, Cape May County Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton,…

MAN GIVEN SEVEN YEARS IN FATAL HIT AND RUN

A fatal hit and run suspect was given the most time in jail possible. Ismael Lopez-Bautista, 33, of Bridgeton was given seven years for leaving the scene of a fatal accident. According to court documents, Lopez-Bautista was driving while intoxicated and his vehicle left the roadway, striking Aurelio Paredez. Paredez would die as a result…

SWEENEY PROMOTING MINIMUM WAGE HIKE

Its been a busy couple of weeks for Senate President Steve Sweeney. The highest ranking Democrat in the state started a tour of the state on Thursday promoting the recent minimum wage hike. A ballot question was approved in November raising the minimum wage to $8.25 per hour, with additional hikes in future years tied…