MAN FOUND STEALING FROM GAS STATION

A man notified police he witnessed a possible burglary from the Riggins Gas Station. Wildwood Police responded to the scene on Rio Grande Ave. and the neighbor positively identified the alleged perpertrator who was hiding in a yard on the 30 block of West Andrews Ave.William Smith, of Del Haven, was found in possession of…

BOATERS GUIDE TO CAPE MAY COUNTY AVAILABLE ONLINE

Freeholder Leonard Desiderio announced that the County has produced the “2010 Boaters’ Guide to Cape May County” which is available on-line. This document, compiled by the county Planning Department, is a comprehensive guide to boating-related resources and services available in our county, including boat ramps, fuel docks, and waterfront restaurants. Also included this year is…

PRESCRIPTION DRUG CARD IN DEMAND

Freeholder Gerald Thornton announced today that since the county introduced the new discount prescription drug card at the Freeholder Meeting on July 13, 2010; nearly 10,000 cards have been distributed. Freeholder Thornton said, “I am thrilled that county residents are taking advantage of this discount program. Because of the interest from county residents, an additional…

AVALON POLICE CHARGE TWO WITH BIKE THEFTS

The Avalon Police Department has charged two Pennsylvania men with theft and other offenses following an incident that took place Sunday morning, July 25th, 2010. At approximately 4:00am on Sunday, July 25th, Avalon Special Police Officers Steven Bowers and Robert Morgano spotted two adult males riding bicycles at 33rd Street and First Avenue.  One of…

ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC CONTINUES POWER RESTORATION

The severe storm which swept through the region Sunday afternoon caused widespread damage and more than 68,000 customer outages throughout Atlantic City Electric’s eight-county service territory. “Our first priority is public health and safety. Our crews will continue to work around the clock until all customers are restored,” said Robert Revelle, Atlantic City Electric Region…

CHRISTIE VETOES THREE BILLS ON FRIDAY

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed three bills on Friday saying the state didn’t have the funds to support the bills. Senate Bills 2134 and 2139 and Assembly Bill 1678 have all been vetoed by Christie. Bill A-1678 would have created a  New Jersey Homebuyer Tax Credit program, which would have worked similarly to the federal program, but with…