RT 47 ROAD WORK TO BE COMPLETED THIS WEEK

Night work to repair six miles of Route 47 in Middle Township should be completed this week. The Middle Township Gazette reports that the N.J. State Department of Transportation says Asphalt Paving Systems Inc. should complete the job of repairing Rt. 47 between milepost 4.3 and 10.3 before the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  The project cost approximately $650,000 and…

NEW C.O. NAMED FOR COAST GUARD CUTTER

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous has a new commanding officer. Last week a change-of-command ceremony was held at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, and Cmdr. Terry Johns assumed command from Cmdr. Gregory Magee of the 44 year-old vessel. Johns has extensive world-wide experience as a commander since he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1982. Most recently…