MAN ENTERS GUILTY PLEAD FOR MANSLAUGHTER

An Egg Harbor Township man entered a guilty plea to reckless manslaughter for strangling his wife and dumping her body on the side of a creek. He faces nine years in prison when he is sentenced next month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. In accordance with the plea agreement, John Hilyard, 49, must serve…

CAPE MAY CITY LIBRARY REOPENS

The Cape May County Library Commission today announced that the Cape May City Library, located at 110 Ocean Street in Cape May, New Jersey, has re-opened.   The Library had been closed for repairs to the HVAC system. The Library is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday from…

WILDWOOD CREST TO DO SECOND STAGE OF DRAINAGE WORK

The Borough of Wildwood Crest has moved forward with the second phase of its west side drainage improvement project. This work includes various drainage improvements on portions of New Jersey Avenue between Jefferson and Trenton avenues, on Washington Avenue between Bayview Drive and New Jersey Avenue and on Bayview Drive between Washington and Trenton avenues.…

MEASURE TO EXTEND UMEMPLOYED BENEFITS MOVES FORWARD

Legislation that would help extend unemployment benefits for jobless residents was approved by the full Assembly. The bill would broaden the trigger that allows New Jersey to provide extended unemployment benefits. The legislation implements an option provided by the federal “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010”. Prior to the enactment…

“SEXTING” BILL PASSES THROUGH ASSEMBLY

Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill sponsored by Assemblywomen Pamela Lampitt, Celeste Riley and Valerie Vainieri Huttle and advanced by the full Assembly on Monday. The measure, approved unanimously by a vote of 78-0, aims to…