Two assemblymen from our 1st District are asking Governor Murphy to cap spending in the new state budget to no more than two percent. Republicans Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are also asking for Murphy to consider South Jersey in this year’s spending plan. Simonsen says as mayor of Lower Township, he was obligated to…
A man best known for his appearance in car dealer commercials will be running for Council in Ocean City. Gabe Staino announced that he intends to submit his nominating petition on Monday. Staino is seeking the seat that was vacated by newly elected Assemblyman Antwan McClellan.
The video game store Game Stop will be closing its doors at the Hamilton Mall. NJ Advance Media learned that the store will be closing, but no closing date has been scheduled yet. Game Stop also operates a store in Rio Grande.
The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team has won the Cape Atlantic League basketball championship. Wildwood Catholic crushed St. Augustine, 70-39 in a game broadcast live on WCZT. Taj Thweatt scored 24 points and missed only one shot; Jahlil White added 17 points for the Crusaders.
Lance Bailey is returning as head football coach at Lower Cape May Regional High School. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports on his Twitter page that Bailey returns to coach the program that he led from 2004 through 2006. Collin Thompson has posted on social media that he will part of Bailey’s coaching staff.
Taxes are going up in Ocean City this year. Mayor Jay Gillian introduced a new budget that includes a half cent increase on the local purpose tax rate. The budget will be formally introduced on March 26th, with a final vote coming in April. A capital plan will be presented to Council on March 12th.
North Wildwood will introduce its municipal budget during a Council meeting on Tuesday. Council is also expected to consider the adoption of the Wildwoods Boardwalk Special Improvement District budget, and establish the 2020 sewer rates. A resolution appears on the agenda for the expanded of licensed alcohol premises for the Morey Organzation.
The Cape May City Council will hold a special meeting early Tuesday afternoon. Council is expected to discuss the position of city clerk, and a contract for the Chief of Police. Litigation will also be discussed, including Sewell Tract. The special meeting begins at 2:00pm.
The Lower Township Council meets Monday evening and is expected to hold a hearing on the 2020 municipal budget. Council will also consider a resolution that will approve nine concerts to be held at the ferry terminal this year, and consider the approval of a person to person transfer of a liquor license held by…
Stone Harbor will introduce its municipal budget on Tuesday. Council is also expected to approve resolutions that adjust the salaries of beach patrol members, and establish fees for special events. Tuesday’s meeting starts at 4:30pm.