VEHICLE HITS TWO BICYCLISTS IN WILDWOOD CREST

A vehicle failed to yield to two bicyclists and both were hit. Valdimir Zentinov and Veronika Ihoshava, were injured in the incident. Zentinov was flown to the Atlantic City Medical Center and was listed in critical condition. Ihoshava was brought to the Cape Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. Lorriane Wheaton, of North Wildwood, was…

NEW PANEL TO LOOK AT HOW STATE LEASES LAND

DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced the creation of a special panel to recommend ways to overhaul the State’s process of leasing property to private companies that run pipelines, cables, electric lines and towers across many thousands of acres of state-owned land and water.   The new panel, to include representatives of the DEP, Treasurer’s Office,…

MAN DIES OFF THE COAST OF BRIGANTINE

The Coast Guard recovered a 46-year-old man in the vicinity of the back bay near Brigantine after he fell off a recreational boat Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a call at 3:17 p.m. from a person aboard a personal watercraft reporting a man went overboard and could not be located. A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard…

NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE GET ACCREDITATION

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) awarded the New Jersey State Police with its first re-accreditation.  The honor was bestowed at a meeting of the CALEA Commissioners on Saturday, July 31st. The re-accreditation award is the culmination of an intense, three year process every bit as tough as the initial award, which…

LOBIONDO ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR MILLVILLE AIRPORT

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), a member of the House Aviation Subcommittee, announced $2,026,963 in federal funding for the Millville Municipal airport from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The funding will be used to rehabilitate the taxiway, constructing phase III to ensure safe airfield operations. This follows yesterday announcement by LoBiondo that $265,000 in…

SEPTEMBER 11 CEREMONY ANNOUNCED BY COUNTY

The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold Cape May County’s Ninth Annual September 11th Memorial Ceremony on Patriot Day, Saturday, September 11th  at 1 p.m. outside the front entrance of the County Administration Building.  The Memorial Ceremony will be a solemn event hosted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders and featuring comments…