REPORT: FIRE HITS STRUCTURE IN DENNIS TWP.

Fire companies from central Cape May County were reportedly called to a structure fire in South Dennis Thursday eveing.  The Cape May County Herald reports, quoting a fire company Facebook site, that a structure fire was reported shortly after 9:00pm Thursday at a home located at the rear of the Stites Landscaping property on Route…

FLASH FLOOD WATCH POSTED, STORMS COMING

It will be another stormy day at local beaches.  The National Weather Service has posted a Flash Flood Watch for Cape May County beach communities due to another round of violent storms headed our way later today.  Storms are expected to develop late Friday afternoon and Friday evening, and the storms could produce two inches…

NEW CFO HIRED IN WILDWOOD CREST

Wildwood Crest has a new Chief Finanical Officer. The borough commissioners approved Neil Young has the CFO to begin on Aug. 1. Steven Ritchie has served as the dual role of being the township’s treasurer and CFO and is retiring at the end of the month. Young has been working for Ford, Scott and Associates,…

DISABILITIES EDUCATION FUNDING COMING TO NEW JERSEY

U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs has awarded New Jersey $358,289,441 in funds through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to assist the state and local entities in providing free public education to children with disabilities. “All children deserve access to a…

MILAM BILL SIGNED INTO LAW, PROVIDES POSSIBLE TAX BREAK

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Matthew Milam to provide a tax break to New Jersey workers has been signed into law. The law (A-3792) gives the state authority to lower temporary disability benefit contribution rates by employees commencing in 2012. “Giving the state authority to annually adjust the disability benefits rate will prevent excessive accumulations that have…