LARE: STATE AID REMAINING FLAT

Local communities should be happy with at least one aspect of the governor’s budget address, state aid looks like it will remain flat from year-to-year. Lower Township Deputy Mayor Kevin Lare tells Coastal Broadcasting that he was on a conference call with the governor’s office and all state aid is supposed to remain even. Last…

DRBA SETS OUT CAPITAL PLAN IMPROVEMENTS

On Tuesday, February 15, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners approved Resolution 11-04, which adopted a Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) of $184 million for the Authority’s Crossing facilities.  The board action took place at the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting held in James Julian Boardroom at the DRBA Administrative Complex in New Castle,…

TWO INJURIES FROM WEEKEND FIRE

Two firefighters were injured while fighting a fire in Middle Township last weekend. Jake Loefflad, of the Stone Harbor Fire Department, slipped off a ladder and fell to the ground injuring his back and ribs.  Loefflad was transported to the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Division.  Randy Wolford, of the Court House Fire Department, twisted…