CAPE MAY COUNTY ANNOUNCES “WE CHECK FOR 21”

The annual drive to curb underage drinking will commence again in June. Cape May County officials announced the “We Check for 21 Program.” The program includes an event on June 23 at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Two training sessions on fraudulent identification documents such as New Jersey and out of state licenses and international passports…

HEARING BEING HELD ON CLOSURE OF UEZ

A public hearing will be held on the potential end of the Urban Enterprise Zones in New Jersey. State Senator Jeff Van Drew will chair the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee hearing. The spending plan proposes diverting all sales tax revenue collected in Urban Enterprise Zones, which historically has been reinvested in the community…

COAST GUARD ARE SEARCHING 17-YEAR-OLD BOY

The Coast Guard and members of local agencies are searching for a 17-year-old boy in the Delaware River in the vicinity of Penny Pack Park here, Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a call at 6:08 p.m. from a member of the Pennsylvania State Police reporting a boy was missing in the Delaware River near…

WILDWOOD CATHOLIC NAMES NEW SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Wildwood Catholic High School has named Anthony T. Degatano as the new Dean of Academics at Wildwood Catholic High School in North Wildwood. Degatano has a wide range of experience as a classroom teacher, supervisor, principal and professor at Drexel University. In addition to his duties as Academic Dean, Degatano will serve as Chief Operations…

CAPE MAY REC PROJECT GETS STATE FUNDING

The City of Cape May will receive nearly half a million dollars in grant money from New Jersey’s Green Acres Program. According to the Press of Atlantic City, Cape May City Manager Bruce MacLeod said they were hoping for $1.6 million from the state, to create a 38-acre park and recreation center near the Lafayette…