VAN DREW BILL TO ALLOW AVIATION-RELATED JOB TRAINING MOVES FORWARD

Legislation to allow county colleges and vocational school districts to establish aviation-related job training, certification and internship programs was unanimously approved by the Senate Education Committee. Under the bill that was sponsored by State Senator Jeff Van Drew, county vocational school districts and county colleges will work to identify needed skills and certifications, develop training…

AVIATION GRANT AWARDED TO ACCC

A major grant was awarded to Atlantic Cape Community College. U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo announced that Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the construction of the Aviation Workforce Training Center on the Mays Landing Campus of the college. EDA awarded…

FOOD ASSISTANCE FROM IRENE AVAILABLE UNTIL TUESDAY

Atlantic County residents who experienced extreme material losses during Hurricane Irene may be eligible to receive temporary food assistance through the disaster-related Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, (D-SNAP). Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, September 20 at locations throughout the county. The complete schedule is available at www.aclink.org Individuals and families currently NOT receiving SNAP benefits…

FEMA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AID

FEMA is continuning to accept applications and hand out money for residents in New Jersey and locally in South Jersey. Statewide, there has been 47,581 applications with 178 of those in Cape May County. Assistance could include grants to help pay for temporary housing needs, essential home repairs and other disaster-related expenses. Low-interest loans from…