LOCAL COAST GUARDSMEN GETS MAJOR HONOR

It’s the highest honor for a local Coast Guardsman stationed in Cape May.  Petty Officer 1st Class John Steward of Jacksonville Florida was selection from guardsmen across the nation as the Independent Duty Health Services Technician of the Year.  Steward will be presented the award in a special ceremony.  Steward assists with the operations aboard…

ELEPHANTS OUTSPENT DONKEYS IN 2011

Republicans in New Jersey outspent their democratic opponents during the key 2011 elections in the Garden State.  New campaign finance figures released just before the weekend show republicans spent $8.4 million on elections last year, while democrats spent $7.1 million.  Republican strategists say their party is again on solid ground thanks to the leadership from…

NEW JERSEY MARINE KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

A Marine from New Jersey was among six marines killed in Afghanistan.  Cpl. Kevin James Reinhard and five other Marines were killed January 19th when their helicopter went down in Helmand Province.  Reinhard was only 25 years old.  He grew up in the Colonia section of Woodbridge and had served the Marine Corps since 2008.