PARVIN STATE PARK RE-OPENS SWIMMING AREA

Nearly one month after the violent thunderstorms of June 30th, state officials announced the re-opening of two recreation areas at the Parvin State Park in Salem County. The swimming area and adjacent day-use area are now open to the public, but other sections of the park remain closed as maintenance crews and private contractors continue…

SJTA GETS NEW LEADER

The South Jersey Transportation Authority has new executive director. The SJTA Board of Directors appointed Sam Donelson to the post on Wednesday. Donelson, a 17-year employee of the authority is from Pennsville Township in Salem County and succeeds Bart Mueller who stepped down in June. The SJTA operates the Atlantic City Expressway and the Atlantic City…

MORE DETAILS RELEASED ON HO– USE FIRE

Three teenagers suffered minor injuries during a quick-moving house fire that destroyed a home located at 592 21st Street in Avalon on Wednesday morning, July 25th. Avalon Volunteer Fire Department Chief Ed Dean reports that the fire call came in at 3:52am from the one story, three bedroom ranch-style home.  The home was occupied by…

SHERIFF AND PROSECUTOR OFFICES ACCREDITED IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

Two local departments have received their accreditation. Cape May County is only the second county in the State to have both the Sheriff’s Office and Prosecutor’s Office accredited. Accreditation status represents a significant professional achievement and acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective and determined to be the…