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…

CHRISTIE HELICOPTER FLAP WON’T GO AWAY

Some democrats in Trenton will not let the Governor Christie helicopter controversy go away quietly.  The chairwoman of the Assembly’s Homeland Security Committee wants to know more about how and why the governor was able to use a state police helicopter to get to his son’s baseball games on two different occasions.  State Police Superintendent…

LOWER TWP. GETS COPS IN SHOPS FUNDING

The Cops in Shops program is coming to Lower Township.  The Lower Township Police Department announced that the department will once again be receiving grant funding for the 201 Cops in Shops program.  This program allows police officers to be in plain clothes and charge anyone with purchasing alcohol illegally for minors.  The funding will…

MIDDLE TWP. TO CONSIDER CABLE CONTRACT MONDAY

The Middle Township Committee meets Monday night and it is expected to consider a renewal of the cable television contract in the community.  Comcast currently has the contract in Middle Township; a second reading on an ordinance to approve Comcast will be held in early July.  The committee is also expected to recognize the retirement…

COUNTY GETS GRANTS FOR BRIDGE WORK

The state of New Jersey announced some grant funding to repair bridges throughout the state, and two Cape May County bridges are each getting $1 million apiece.  The state announced that it’s providing $1 million grants to repair the Ocean Drive Bridge over Great Channel in Middle Township and Stone Harbor.  Another grant will result…

LOWER POLICE ARREST MAN FOR BURGLARIES

A man was arrested in connection with a number of day-time burglaries. Lower Township Police say Paul Calfina, of the the 100 block of West New York Ave. in the Villas, was arrested on May 26. Police say they found him in possession of stolen jewelry and checkbook. He was charged with burglary, theft, and…