LOBIONDO COMMENTS ON PASSING OF LAUTENBERG

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo issued the following statement on the death of long-time New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg: “My wife Tina and I extend our deepest sympathies to Senator Lautenberg’s family, who served New Jersey with distinction and honor. I often looked to partnering with Senator Lautenberg on critical issues for our state, whether…

LAUTENBERG PASSES AWAY AT 89-YEARS-OLD

One of New Jersey’s U.S. senators passed away on Monday. Frank Lautenberg died at the age of 89. His office said it was “due to complications from viral pneumonia.” Lautenberg was the oldest member of the Senate and had previously announced his retirement from that seat at the end of his term next year. Newark Mayor Cory…

BRIGANTINE FIRE CHIEF DIES SUDDENLY

Family, friends and fellow firefighters are mourning the loss of 51 year-old James Holl, acting Brigantine fire chief. Holl, a 27 year veteran of the fire department, passed away suddenly on Sunday. No details were released on the circumstances of his death. Holl was a decorated veteran of the Air Force Reserve, and led the Brigantine fire…

STOCKTON TO HELP STUDY FLOOD MAPS

Stockton College has been called in to review the new federal flood maps that will soon be released. Cape May and Atlantic Counties will share the cost of a study by Stockton’s Coastal Research Center to examine the advisory maps released by FEMA and determine if local officials should argue for revisions. The study will…

NJ STATE PRIMARY ELECTION ON TUESDAY

You’ve heard about Governor Christie’s Democratic challenger, but did you know he faces a Republican foe in Tuesday’s primary election? Seth Grossman, from Somers Point, is on the ballot against the governor on Tuesday. The 64 year-old challenger has positioned himself as a conservative alternative to the popular incumbent, but has struggled to get much publicity.…