MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 2009 MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

A Newark man, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to aggravated manslaughter for fatally stabbing an employee at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City, and seriously injuring another employee in 2009, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. On March 21, 2009, Luis Martinez, now 28, killed Richard Rivera, 27, of Atlantic City. Rivera died of a stab…

STONE HARBOR HIRES NEW ADMINISTRATOR

The Borough of Stone Harbor has found a replacement for its retiring administrator Kenneth Hawk. The Borough this week hired Jill Gougher as the new assistant administrator for the community.  Gougher will work along side Hawk until Hawk’s retirement becomes final at the end of the year; at that time, Gougher will assume the job…

FEMA DISASTER CENTER OPEN TILL OCT. 12TH

Cape May County Director of Emergency Management Frank McCall announced that the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center will remain open in Cape May County through October 12th to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene. McCall said, “Cape May County wants to ensure that every resident who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene…

TROIANO: GOAL IS NO TAX INCREASE

The City Commission in Wildwood has high goals heading into next year’s budget. Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano told In Depth with Denis Brown on Fun 106.7, which airs Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m., that hopefully the city will avoid a local purpose tax increase next year. Troiano said that the commission has already done…