MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

A Superior Court Judge sentenced a 41-year-old Atlantic City man to six years in prison on Friday for drug offenses committed in 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. In accordance with a plea agreement, Luis A. Figueroa must serve three years before becoming eligible for parole. On April 19, 2011, Figueroa pleaded guilty to possession of drugs with…

PRIMARY DAY IS TUESDAY, CONTESTED ELECTIONS IN CAPE

Tuesday is primary election day in New Jersey, and there are a few contested primaries in Cape May County.  County republicans are receiving a nominal challenge from a slate of candidates for the senate and assembly nominations.  Candidates endorsed by the republican party are expected to win easily.  In Dennis Township, three candidates are seeking…

ANGER IN SURF CITY: BEACH FILL DELAYED, AGAIN

As Stone Harbor’s beach fill project continues, there’s anger and disgust in Surf City.  City officials learned before the weekend that the project to put sand on the beach in that community has been delayed again.  The project has been delayed several times and was supposed to start on Tuesday.  However, there’s another delay and…

SALEM NUCLEAR REACTORS GET RENEWALS

It looks like the two nuclear reactors operating in South Jersey will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.  The Sunbeam of Salem reports that The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards has recommended that both the Salem I and Salem II nuclear reactors in Lower Alloways Creek Township should continue to operate for the…