VAN DREW BILL TO HELP FISHERMAN ADVANCE

Legislation sponsored by Senators Jeff Van Drew and Jim Beach to drastically reduce penalties associated with the new state fishing registry received final approval in the Assembly, and was sent to the desk of Governor Chris Christie. The state implemented the free state registry for recreational saltwater anglers in May. The intent of the registry…

LAUTENBERG: COAST GUARD TO GET PIER MONEY

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg announced over the weekend that the United States Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May will be getting $11 million in federal funding to repair a pier. Lautenberg says the “Pier 4” is currently condemned, and the federal funding will come to help support three 87-foot patrol boats. The Coast…

LOCAL SCHOOL TO GET WINDMILL

The Cape May City Elementary School will soon be getting a windmill. As Coastal Broadcasting discussed last week, the school has been selected to be the site of an energy-producing windmill thanks in part to a $10,000 grant from Wal-Mart. The windmill is expected to be a 3.7 kilowatt turbine and is designed to work…