STATE OFFICIALS VISIT SANDY AID CENTERS

On Monday state officials paid a visit to disaster recovery centers in Cape May and Atlantic Counties for a status report. The centers are helping with the distribution of $780 million in federal aid to Hurricane Sandy victims. Grant programs are available for as much as $150,000 for repairs to storm-damaged businesses and homes. New…

LOCALS COMPETE IN NATIONAL MARBLES TOURNAMENT

The National Marbles Tournament began Monday morning in Wildwood with two local 11 year-old competitors. India McClendon and William Portalatin are the first New Jersey residents to compete in the national tournament since 2001. Both Wildwood youngsters won their first games and joined 50 other competitors for the 90th tournament. The first national tournament was…