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.
Gas prices are climbing in Cape May county thanks in part to year end travel, and conflict in the Middle East. The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Cape May County is now $2.60 per gallon, which is eight cents a gallon higher than last year. We are a penny below the state…
The number of traffic fatalities statewide is now at a five year low, according to the New Jersey State Police. Last year, there were 559 fatalities reported in the Garden State, four fewer than the previous year. Driver inattention still remains a primary cause of fatal traffic accidents.
A 40 year old man from the Villas was seriously injured in Thursday’s two car crash on Route 9 in Middle Township. Police say a vehicle driven by Rene Perez-Cruz of Rio Grande travelled over the center line and struck a vehicle driven by Don Riggins Jr. of the Villas. Riggins was trapped inside the…
Searches are planned for both Sunday and Monday in Cumberland County for a girl who has been missing since September. Dulce Maria Alavez came up missing after she was seen at a park, and she has not been spotted since. The searches will culminate with a trip to City Hall in Bridgeton on Monday.