LOWER TWP. CLOSER TO FINAL POLICE CONTRACT

The deal is for four years, and involves the township of Lower and its senior members of the police department.  Lower Township Councilman Tom Conrad that township council held a special meeting to ratify the new contract for the superior officers in Lower Township.  The deal does wipe out one captain’s position, according to Township…

AVALON MAY MOVE TO BAN PEDICABS THIS WEEK

The Avalon Borough Council meets on Wednesday evening and it will consider an ordinance on second reading that would prohibit so called pedicabs in the community.  Pedicabs are the rickshaws that transport people, largely after bars close, with a bicyclist towing the rickshaw.  Many public safety issues were brought up during discussion regarding the ordinance…

FULL ELECTION RESULTS RIGHT HERE!

Ocean City, West Wildwood, and Cape May Point are among the communities holding elections tonight. Find out all the results here, including the ballot question in Ocean City on BYOB. Ocean City: RESULTS ARE UNOFFICIAL 1st Ward Council four-year term: Michael DeVlieger – 837 Frederick J. Hoffman – 437 2nd Ward Council four-year term: John…

GOVERNOR REACHES DEAL WITH EMPLOYEES UNION

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did the impossible just before the weekend..he reached a four year contract agreement with a union that’s very upset over his cuts in state government.  Christie and the leaders of the Communications Workers of America announced a new four year labor agreement that followed over one year of tenuous negotiations.…

PLAY THE LOTTERY? STATE BETS THAT YOU DO

New Jersey lottery officials say more people than ever are playing the lottery thanks to the recession and record setting jackpots.  New figures released before the weekend show that the state set a sales record of $2.6 billion in lottery ticket sales during the last fiscal year that ended June 30th.  That represented a $31.5…