COUNTY FREEHOLDER CANDIDATES DEBATE

The four people running for Freeholder in Cape May County held their big debate on Monday. The League of Women Voters sponsored the debate, which featured Republicans Gerald Thornton and Susan Sheppard, plus Democrats Robert Jackson and Patrick Morley. The Republicans continued their platform of jobs for Cape May County and working with all the elected…

ALBANO BILL ON SICK LEAVE HEADS TO CHRISTIE

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt and Nelson T. Albano to limit unused sick leave payouts for current and future public officers and employees received final legislative approval on Monday. “I see no reason why these same reasonable restrictions shouldn’t be placed on public workers,” said Albano (D-Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland). “It’s the fiscally responsible…

MAN ADMITS TO ATTEMPTED MURDER

An Egg Harbor Township man entered a guilty plea on Friday to first-degree attempted murder and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact for attempting to kill a 17-year-old female during an early morning incident in the Venice Park section of Atlantic City in 2009, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated today. Robert Washington, 29, faces 16 years…