NEW MAPS RELEASED TO SHOW FLOOD RISKS

Property and business owners affected by Hurricane Sandy along the New Jersey coast have new guidance for rebuilding stronger, safer and smarter to avoid the consequences of future floods. The State of New Jersey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have released Advisory Base Flood Elevation (ABFE) maps for 10 coastal counties: Atlantic, Bergen,…

NON-PROFITS ALSO QUALIFY FOR SBA LOANS

Synagogues, mosques, temples, churches, other religious centers and non-profit organizations that suffered damages in Hurricane Sandy may apply for disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. While many may think that faith based organizations are not businesses, as non-profits they are eligible to apply for SBA’s low-interest disaster business loans. SBA loans can help…

WILDWOOD CREST NAMES NEW ZONING OFFICER

The Borough of Wildwood Crest has named Patrick Malia as its new zoning officer beginning Jan. 1, 2013. Malia already serves the borough as its municipal construction official through a shared services agreement with the City of North Wildwood. He is taking on the additional duties of zoning officer as part of the borough’s continuing efforts…

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS BEGIN ON FRIDAY

This Friday marks the beginning of another high school basketball season in New Jersey. Wildwood Catholic is the defending boy’s Cape-Atlantic League united Division Champs, and will play tonight at Sacred Heart. Lower Cape May is at Absegami, Bridgeton at Middle Township, Wildwood at Clayton, Cape May Tech at A.C.I.T. and Ocean City at St.…