COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR MAN OFF CAPE MAY COAST

The Coast Guard attempted to establish communications over VHF-FM radio with a 23-year-old man aboard a 30-foot sailboat here Thursday. Unreported is Falcon A. Riley. Riley’s parents contacted the Coast Guard a 5:25 p.m., via e-mail, reporting Riley was last seen Aug 25., in Cape May and has not been in contact since Hurricane Irene passed through the area. The…

CREST SAVINGS BANK GETS FEDERAL DOLLARS

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that an additional 50 community banks across the country received a total of $767 million as part of the next wave of funding provided through the Small Business Lending Fund. Crest Savings Bancorp, Inc. received $2.5 million. The SBLF is one part of the Obama Administration’s comprehensive agenda…

CAPE MAY COUNTY ANNOUNCES SEPT. 11 CEREMONY

The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold Cape May County’s tenth Annual September 11th Memorial Ceremony on Patriot Day, Sunday, September 11th at 1 p.m. outside the front entrance of the County Administration Building. The Memorial Ceremony will be a solemn event hosted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders and featuring comments…

ASSEMBLY LAWMAKER CRITICAL OF NJTV’S COVERAGE

Some lawmakers are very critical over NJTV, the newly created television station to replace NJN. One Assemblyman, Patrick Diegnan, Jr., said the network did a horrible job during Hurricane Irene. “NJTV has failed their first test miserably,” Diegnan said. “While Hurricane Irene was battering our state, NJTV was airing cartoons and cooking shows. They couldn’t…