NEW POLICE CONTRACT AGREED TO IN WILDWOOD

A new contract has been agreed to between the Wildwood Police union and the city commission. Mayor Ernie Troiano told Coastal Broadcasting that the agreement will provide for zero increases in salary from 2009 to 2011. Also, starting in 2012, the starting salary for police officers will become $25,000; previously it sat at $40,000. Police…

BEACH FILL UNDERWAY IN STONE HARBOR

The joint beach fill in Avalon and Stone Harbor started part two on Thursday. Mayor Suzanne Walters told Coastal Broadcasting that the dredge moved into place and began pumping sand on Thursday. The dredge is at about 110th St. and is working its way down to 80th St. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is…

K-9 CHASES DOWN BURGLARY SUSPECT

A K-9 dog ran down an alleged burglary suspect in a swamp. The News of Cumberland County reports that the man was chased by police into a swap area of Noble Park. Tyson the K-9 gave the man some small injuries to his arm. The unidentified man was charged with burglary, theft, trespassing, and resisting…

MCCORMICK OFFICIALLY STEPS DOWN AT RUTGERS

Rutgers University President Richard McCormick has officially filed his retirement papers. McCormick held a press conference on Tuesday to announce his leaving the position of president. McCormick will retain a high paying teaching job with the school. He will now make $335,000 a year to continue being a professor at Rutgers, down from his $550,000…

COUNTY HOLDS MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE

The Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau held its annual Memorial Day Service on May 30th at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery. Charles Adelizzi of the Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau welcomed everyone to the ceremony.  The National Anthem was performed by Cape May County employee Mark Huff followed by the Invocation given by LCDR…

THREE ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING IN OCEAN CITY

Ocean City Police arrested three people for shoplifting. Jerry Murphy, of Rio Grande, Ashlee Reighn and Robert Reighn, of Delmont were charged with shoplifting and conspiracy. Murphy was also charged with contempt. The arrest was made on Saturday. ACME told police that they were alleged to have taken hundreds of dollars in items on two…