LOCAL FISHERMEN DESCEND ON WASHINGTON

New Jersey fisherman are heading in droves to our nation’s capitol Wednesday in buses, not boats. The Keep Fisherman Fishing rally is being held Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, by both commercial and recreational fishermen. The group is seeking laws to give them access to healthy stocks of fish, and make changes to federal fishery policies.…

WILDWOODS KICK OFF 2012 AD CAMPAIGN

What do you Love About the Wildwoods? That’s the question at the heart of the new advertising campaign for the Wildwoods, unveiled Tuesday at a marketing presentation by GWTIDA at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The new ad campaign features a Share The Love contest that will solicit online responses to a dedicated website: www.wildwoodsnj.com/love. Visitors to the…

OCEAN CITY BYOB CAMPAIGN HEATS UP

Residents of Ocean City will be barraged from both sides of the BYOB issue leading up to the special referendum on May 8th. Opponents of the measure have formed a political action committee and created a website to fund their campaign. The group has been named the Committee to Preserve Ocean City and was organized…

COPPER THEIVES STRIKE UTILITY POLES

A concerned North Cape May resident has notified Atlantic City Electric of a safety hazard caused by copper theives. Doug Crompton of North Cape May, has reported to the electric company that copper ground wires have been stolen from over 50 utility poles in his neighborhood, causing serious concerns regarding the safety of those poles in the…

ARRESTS MADE IN RAILROAD TRACK THEFTS

State Police are continuing their investigation into theft of metal fasteners from railroad tracks of the Cape May Seashore Lines in Dennisville. Three men were arrested and charged with criminal mischief and theft by unlawful taking. Arrested were Kevin P. Dallin, 42, of Villas, his son Kevin R. Dallin, 21, and Carl Camp Jr., 20, of…

FORMER MIDDLE POLICE CHIEF PASSES AWAY

A beloved member of the Middle Township Police Department has passed away. William Hevener has passed away according to the police department’s Facebook page. Hevener was a former chief of the department and retired from the force in 2003. More details regarding his passing and services to be held in his honor will be announced…