Amy Kennedy has joined the already crowded democratic field in an attempt to secure the nomination for a congressional seat in our district. Kennedy announced today that she is seeking her party’s support. She is the wife of former Rhode Island congressman Patrick Kennedy and lives in Brigantine.
An 18 year old man was killed when he drove his vehicle into a utility pole in Egg Harbor Township Saturday morning. Police say the accident occurred on Delaware Avenue in Bargaintown. Brayan Serrano was killed when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road.
Governor Phil Murphy has ordered flags to fly at half staff on Thursday for Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Goble of Westwood who was killed during a roadside bombing in Afghanistan last month. Goble will be laid to rest Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery; he was 33 years old
Upper Township will swear in two incumbent committee members during its reorganization meeting on Monday. John Coggins and Hobart Young will take their respective oaths of office. Nominations will be taken for mayor; a deputy mayor will also be appointed. The meeting begins Monday at 6pm.
The Cape May municipal government will reorganize during a meeting Tuesday morning. Council will accept nominations for the position of Deputy Mayor, and fill various seats on committees and boards. Neil Young will be named Interim City Manager until a new hire is complete.
James Norris will be sworn in by Judge Michael Donohue as the third republican member of the Middle Township Committee on Monday. Norris defeated democrat Michael Clark in the November election. The Committee will also set salaries and adopt a temporary budget.
North Wildwood will swear in three members of City Council during its reorganization meeting Tuesday afternoon. Peggy Bishop, Edwin Koehler, and Salvatore Zampirri will all get new terms in office. Council will also make various appointments including legal counsel, public defender, and deputy city clerk.
The Lower Township Council will hold its reorganization meeting on Monday evening. Various appointments will be made, including engineer, solicitor, labor attorney, and municipal judge. Lower Township is expected to get a new mayor this month as Erik Simonsen will be sworn in as a new member of the New Jersey Assembly.
Stone Harbor’s government will reorganize on Tuesday afternoon, and the governing body will swear in four members to Council seats. Jennifer Gensemer, Charles Krafczek, Reese Moore, and Frank Dallahan will all be sworn in to various terms of office. A new council will president will also be selected.
The West Cape May Borough Commission will reorganize Tuesday night. The Commission is expected to set a temporary budget, and introduce an ordinance that deals with the guidelines and regulations for historic preservation districts regarding decks. The meeting starts at 7pm.