LANGFORD OFFICIALLY RUNNING FOR STATE SENATE

The race in the 2nd legislative district just got a whole lot more interesting. Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford has thrown his name into the hat as an Independent to the run for state senate. Democrat Jim Whelan is the incumbent and running against Republican Assemblyman Vince Polistina. Langford filed an application to run as…

LEWIS THROUGH PRIMARY, AWAITS LEGAL DECISION

Questions about whether Carl Lewis should be allowed on the ballot didn’t keep him from advancing through the primary. Lewis was unopposed running as a Democrat and would face State Sen. Dawn Marie Addiego in the general election. Republicans questioned his residency, stating he owned a home and voted in California, despite claiming New Jersey…

WILDWOOD MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG POSSESSION

A joint investigation led to the arrest of a Wildwood man for drug possession. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Thomas Davis was arrested after a search warrant was executed at his home on the 5000 block of Pacific Ave. As a result, 90 bags of suspected heroin, suspected cocaine, an amount of…

BILL TO REDUCE PENALITIES ON FISHING MOVES FORWARD

Legislation sponsored by Senators Jeff Van Drew and Jim Beach to drastically reduce penalties associated with the new free state fishing registry – implemented as a way to collect information from recreational saltwater anglers for research purposes – was recently approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee. The state implemented the free registry for…

TWO CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE DRUG OFFENSES

A pair of men were charged with numerous drugs offenses in Millville. Police there charged Ricardo “Ricky” Arroyo and Alexander Elias, both of Millville, with possession of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, along with other related charges, and a weapons charge. Bail was set at $25,000. The arrest was made on Friday after members of the sheriff’s…