TEACHERS PROTEST AT LOBIONDO FUNDRAISER

New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo held a fundraiser Friday night, but the real noise was made outside as dozens of teachers showed up to oppose Governor Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to public education. Christie appeared at the LoBiondo fundraiser, and the teachers showed up outside of the Mays Landing Country Club to show their displeasure…

THORNTON, SHEPPARD TO FILE ON MONDAY

Two republicans who are seeking nominations for seats on the Cape May County freeholder board will turn in their nominating petitions Monday morning. Jerry Thornton and Sue Sheppard will be at the county clerk’s office Monday at 11:30am to turn in their petitions. They will run in the republican primary against Ralph Bakley and John…

WILL ANY DEMOCRATS RUN IN LOWER TOWNSHIP?

Monday at 4pm..that’s the filing deadline for municipal candidates to turn in their petitions to run for elected office this year. In Lower Township, council seats are up for grabs but no candidates had expressed interest in running. The only democrat elected in Lower Township, Wayne Mazurek, announced he would not seek re-election to his…

WILDWOOD COMPLETES BOARDWALK PROJECT

Wildwood city officials gathered Friday on the resort’s boardwalk to officially announce the completion of a major boardwalk reconstruction project. The city has wrapped up a redecking of the boardwalk between Cedar and Oak Avenues. Former Wildwood mayor Ernie Troiano was credited with getting this project underway. The three current Wildwood city commissioners joined State…

VAN DREW TAKES TO SUPERMARKET LISTENING TOUR

Senator Jeff Van Drew, a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, announced today that he will embark on a district-wide listening tour on the proposed FY 2011 state budget later this month to hear from real people about their concerns.

The senator will travel to supermarkets across the 1st Legislative District to speak with residents about Governor Christie’s proposed spending plan. His announcement comes at the start of the budget review process by members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, who began hearing from state department heads in Trenton this week.