AVALON USING NEW PROTECTION LAYER FOR TURTLES

Turtles will be better protected in Avalon. The Avalon Department of Public Works has installed brand new tubing along Avalon Boulevard to provide greater protection and safety for adult female diamondback terrapin turtles.  The new tubing will prevent the turtles from a dangerous crossing across the boulevard during their nesting season. Avalon is using black…

TROUT STOCKING BEGINS IN NEW JERSEY

Freshwater trout season begins April 9th in New Jersey. On Tuesday, the NJ Division of Fish and Game was seen stocking local lakes and streams in South Jersey with brown, brook and rainbow trout, from the Pequest Trout Hatchery. Plans to stock the lake at the Villas Wildlife Management Area (formerly Ponderlodge) were postponed. The…

POSSIBLE NOR’EASTER FOR JERSEY SHORE FRIDAY

The weather could be a big story in Cape May County on Friday.  Emergency management officials throughout the county have been briefed by the National Weather Service about the potential for a significant nor’easter type storm that may slam the county right before the weekend.  This storm could bring significant rain, gusty winds, and minor…

SPORTS: PHILS WITHOUT LIDGE FOR MONTH OR SO

The Philadelphia Phillies will begin their baseball season with their closer on the shelf for about a month, maybe more.  Brad Lidge has a shoulder injury, and the Phillies announced that he will not need surgery to correct the problem.  However, Phillies’ General Manager Rueben Amaro Jr. says that Lidge will be shut down for…

CHRISTIE: NO MILLIONAIRE’S TAX IN NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will not be taxing millionaires in the Garden State.  New Jersey State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff announced that Governor Christie will not consider a new tax on millionaires in the state to help balance the budget.  Sidamon-Eristoff testified befor ethe Assembly Budget Committee which is tackling the governor’s new spending plan.…