Governor Phil Murphy says he will discuss the state’s budget proposal from the legislature on Sunday, June 30th..the final day a budget can be signed into law. Murphy is expected to hold an event on Sunday to talk about the budget, which does not include his coveted millionaires’ tax. If Murphy doesn’t sign the budget,…
Wednesday was the final Borough Council meeting for Avalon’s Chuck Covington. Covington wrapped up nearly three decades of public service with his final meeting on Wednesday. Covington did not seek re-election; he will be replaced on Council by Sam Wierman.
Governor Phil Murphy is calling on lawmakers in his own party to continue free college tuition under a pilot program enacted this year. Lawmakers have cut funding for the free college program in half in their proposed budget. Murphy is calling on lawmakers to stand with the students.
Some major medical news out of Philadelphia today..after a 171 year run. Hahnemann University Hospital will be closing for good in September. The hospital is closing due to big financial losses, according to a statement. The hospital will close for good on or about September 6th.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body that was found this morning near a condominium complex near Ortley Beach. NJ.com reports that the body was found floating in a cove Wednesday morning. Toms River Police say the body has not yet been identified.
Lower Township Police have enacted a traffic advisory in advance of the July 6th Whale of a Day festival in the community. Clubhouse Drive from Town Bank Road to Elmwood Drive will be closed during the day of the festival. All traffic will be diverted to Shore Drive.
Offshore drilling for fuel is becoming increasingly less likely thanks to action taken by Congress this week. Congress voted on a measure that would block the President of the United States from imposing the offshore exploration of fuel in our country. Coastal communities, including Cape May County, have banded together to prevent offshore drilling from…
40 year old Gonzalo Soto of Wildwood has been arrested and charged after authorities found drugs and cash inside his house on Rio Grande Avenue. Authorities say they recovered over $4,300 in cash and drugs with a street value of about $10,000. Prosecutors say he could face between 15 to 20 years in prison.
Food trucks will again roll into Sea Isle City this weekend. The 5th Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational will be held from Friday through Sunday at 6400 Landis Avenue in Sea Isle City. Live music and crafters will also be part of the event.
Cape May County is reminding locals about a produce voucher program where income-eligible seniors can use vouchers for produce available at participating farmers’ markets. Individuals must be at least 60 years of age and meet income requirements. The program gets underway next Monday.