WILDWOOD TO KEEP MAY ELECTION DATE

A proposal to move the election date in Wildwood has been defeated. Both Commissioner Chip Harshaw and Al Brannen voted against the measure that would move next year’s election to November. Mayor Gary DeMarzo voted in favor based on the savings taxpayers would see. Residents showed up at the meeting and said the commission should…

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEES SCHEDULED TO MEET TODAY

Assembly committees on Thursday will consider legislation to improve protections for domestic violence victims, help the unemployed, promote and boost New Jersey farming and assist soldiers and their families. Panels will also take testimony on the impact of women’s health care cuts, the school construction moratorium and job and education services for veterans. The following…

HORSE STUCK IN THE MUD FREED

A horse got stuck in the mud in Lower Township. The incident took place at the Hidden Valley Riding Center. Local firefighters and Lower Township’s Animal Control officer helped free the horse from the mud. The horse was not injured, but was unable to free itself. The horse was freed a little over an hour…

CHRISTIE: NOW IS THE TIME FOR ACTION

Gov. Chris Christie took time Tuesday to push his reform agendas in the wake of his positive poll numbers. A majority of state residents support the job being done by the governor. Christie rolled out his reform agenda, including education and pension reform, plus job creation ideas. Also, lawmakers have a number of “tool kit”…