New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is still not backing down from his millionaires’ tax. He held a press conference in Trenton on Friday and said he would meet his obligation to sign a state budget, but still says all options are on the table. Murphy has threatened to cut funding for special pet projects.
West Wildwood is not only looking for a new Commissioner, they also need a business administrator. Chris Ridings has stepped down from his position in West Wildwood and will be moving to the Mt. Laurel area. West Wildwood is also down one Commissioner due to a recent resignation.
State regulators have selected Orsted to operate a major wind farm in the ocean off the coast of southern New Jersey. The state will provide a $1.6 billion subsidy to the operation that will be paid by consumers over two decades. There will be a surcharge on energy bills to help pay for the project.
Avalon will be holding a grand opening party Saturday afternoon for its brand new Surfside Park. The $2 million park will host Jimmy and the Parrots Saturday at 6pm, with Big 5 Hall of Fame coach Fran Dunphy introducing the band. The Park was constructed courtesy of a grant from the Cape May County Open…
Who knew? New Jersey may become the next state to allow funeral homes to serve food and beverages, a currently prohibited activity in the Garden State. Lawmakers approved a bill Thursday that will allow funeral homes to serve during a funeral. It’s now up to Governor Murphy to approve the legislation.
More communities are now banning single use plastic bags to help better the environment. In Cape May County, only Avalon and Stone Harbor have banned the bags. Beach Haven became the latest beach town to ban the bags this week.
Lower Township Police arrested and charged 52 year old David C. Hughes of North Cape May after he became combative with an officer during a drunk driving stop Thursday night. Police say the stop occurred in the 500 block of Seashore Road and a reasonable amount of force was used to bring the situation under…
Wildwood Crest has announced its Saturday night summer concert lineup for the season. The Centennial Park concerts begin one week from this Saturday with a performance by Jamison Celtic Rock. The very popular B Street Band will play on August 24th.
A 15 year old boy from Atlantic City has been criminally charged with shooting a 16 year old boy during a dispute last weekend. The shooting took place last Saturday night on Arctic Avenue. The teen has been charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses.
Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency for three counties in South Jersey. Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties were all flooded out by heavy rains Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Recovery efforts are underway for property owners.