CUMBERLAND GETS MORE RAIN, MORE FLOODING PROBLEMS

Cumberland County authorities continue to assess the damage in that region following another rainstorm on Monday afternoon.   Floodwaters have eroded roadways, washed out bridges, and flooded homes in several parts of the county, including Upper Deerfield Township.  County emergency management officials are hopeful to have a summary of the damages throughout the county by…

CHRISTIE DELIVERS FUNDS TO TWO LOCAL PROJECTS

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie handed out grant funding to save historical sites and structures throughout the state, and two local projects are getting funding.  According to the Governor’s office, both the Ocean City Lifesaving Station and Hanger Number One at the Cape May Airport in Lower Township will be getting grant funding.  The Ocean…

SMALL SHIPYARD GRANT AWARDED IN SOUTH JERSEY

Nearly $1 million was awarded to Yank Marine, Inc in Tuckahoe. U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg announced that U.S. Department of Transportation US Maritime Administration made the award of $961,676. The funding was awarded through the Small Shipyard Grant Program for the purchase of a 300-ton marine lift that will directly translate into…

DEMOCRATS PULL IN FIRST COLUMN ON BALLOT

Democrats will control the first column in the November election. The Cape May County Clerk’s Office released the drawing information. Democrats will be on column one, Republicans on column two, and Independents on column three. Therefore, State Senator Jeff Van Drew, Assemblyman Nelson Albano, and Assemblyman Matt Milam will have the first position, which is…