REPORT: CAPE MAY MAKES CHANGES TO TOURISM

The Cape May City Council met on Tuesday and created a new Department of Tourism, Civic Affairs, and Recreation.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that this change was made in anticipation of a new $10.5 million convention center that’s being built in the resort.  The existing tourism commission was replaced with a new Advisory…

COUNTY ADDS TWO MORE FLU SHOT CLINICS

If you intend on getting a flu shot but you haven’t gotten around to it, you will have two additional opportunities courtesy of the county.   Cape May County officials announced that two additional free flu vaccination clinics will be held in the next month.  The first clinic is scheduled for Sunday, December 18th at…

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP HIRES NEW DEPUTY CFO

The Middle Township Committee has hired a new Deputy Chief Financial Officer.  The committee met Monday night and hired Susan Anastasio-Quinones, who begins her new position this Thursday.  She will receive a $60,000 salary from the township to perform her duties.  The committee also received retirements from police officers Robert McHale and Paul Fritsch, both…

REPORT: WILSON APPOINTED TO DRBA

A Cape May County woman has reportedly been nominated by Governor Chris Christie to serve as a commissioner with the Delaware River and Bay Authority.  The Gazette Leader reports that Shirley Wilson of Seaville has been appointed to be a commissioner for the authority replacing Middle Township Mayor Sue DeLanzo. DeLanzo resigned from her position,…

FIRE RIPS THROUGH APARTMENT COMPLEX IN BRIDGETON

Bridgeton police and fire officials are investigating a stubborn fire that tore through an apartment complex in the city earlier this morning.  The News of Cumberland County reports that a fire struck a building at the Bridgeton Villas apartment complex just before daybreak on Tuesday.  The building contained 24 apartments, which are all a total loss. …