LOWER TOWNSHIP PICKS UP SIGNIFICANT GRANT MONEY

Lower Township Manager Mike Voll announced that Lower Township will receive two Small Cities Community Development Block Grants (totaling $700,000) from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA). One grant, for $500,000, will fund the extension and reconstruction of five storm water beach outfalls in the Villas.  The streets include:  St. Johns Avenue, Greenwood…

AVALON WATER CONSERVATION EXPERIMENT UNDERWAY

The Borough of Avalon has begun an experimental program on three separate traffic islands on Dune Drive.The program will help determine the cost and effectiveness of three different irrigation technologies.  Traffic islands from 39th Street north to 37th Street are being prepared this week for the program, which will run through the spring and summer…

BOROUGH OF WOODBINE GETS DCA GRANT

Mayor William Pikolycky is pleased to announce that the Borough of Woodbine has been awarded $380,000 from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for improvements to the Woodbine Municipal Utilities Authority Water Treatment Plant and to construct a Senior Citizen Addition to the Community Center along with related renovations. Work on the Woodbine MUA…

GAZETTE: GARRETT KERR NAMED TO STATE ALL STAR GAME

The following report was submitted by Gazette Leader Sports Editor Brian Cunniff.  For  more on this story, please visit http://www.shorenewstoday.com/index.php/sports.html Garrett Kerr’s outstanding season for the Middle Township High School boys basketball team has been recognized statewide. Kerr, a senior guard/forward for the Panthers, has been selected to participate in the prestigious North-South state boys…

DOUGLASS DROPS OUT OF FREEHOLDER RACE

One of the candidates who said they were running for freeholder in Cape May County has dropped out. Lower Township Councilman Glenn Douglass has decided to remove his name from contention. Douglass tells Coastal Broadcasting that he is going on a cruise to celebrate his wedding anniversary during the convention date for the county’s Republican…