STATE HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE COULD BE PRIVATIZED

A pilot program is being created to see how the privatization of maintenance on state highways would work. The Record Newspaper reports that the program would include select roads to see how the privatization effort would work, and could be applied to more state roads possibly. According to the report, no layoffs would occur. Workers…

MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

A Superior Court Judge sentenced a 41-year-old Atlantic City man to six years in prison on Friday for drug offenses committed in 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. In accordance with a plea agreement, Luis A. Figueroa must serve three years before becoming eligible for parole. On April 19, 2011, Figueroa pleaded guilty to possession of drugs with…

PRIMARY DAY IS TUESDAY, CONTESTED ELECTIONS IN CAPE

Tuesday is primary election day in New Jersey, and there are a few contested primaries in Cape May County.  County republicans are receiving a nominal challenge from a slate of candidates for the senate and assembly nominations.  Candidates endorsed by the republican party are expected to win easily.  In Dennis Township, three candidates are seeking…