Well known local attorney William Balliette has passed away at the age of 84. Balliette’s January death was announced over the weekend. He formed a law practice with former State Senator James Cafiero, and represented many local municipalities as their solicitor.
Avalon began its sand back passing project over the weekend. Avalon will transport over 55,000 cubic yards of sand from a borrow area in the central part of town and transport it to the northern part of the community. The project is expected to be finished before Memorial Day weekend.
Stone Harbor will consider a large bond ordinance during its meeting on Tuesday. Council will consider a bond ordinance that will finance some capital purchases, including a trash truck, firefighting equipment, security cameras, along with back bay dredging work.
Middle Township will hold its budget hearing on April 15th. The Township Committee will discuss the budget, which includes no increase in the local tax levy. The budget totals just over $22 million, with added assessments at $88,000.
For lease…a city-owned snack bar location in Cape May, on the Promenade. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that City Council in Cape May has authorized an auction for a re-bid of the lease for the bar, since there were no interested parties the first time around. The second auction will be held April…
Friday was not a good day for the Cape May Lewes Ferry system. The MV New Jersey experienced engine trouble on the bay and passengers were briefly stranded on the vessel. There was a two hour delay getting back to port. A Northstar Marine tugboat assisted the ferry boat back to port.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced new federal legislation that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off both the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards. Van Drew has help from a South Carolina congressman on this bill. Van Drew says the economies of our region, and others, are too dependent on clean oceans and environment to…
Several communities are seeking volunteers for various beach sweeps they are having in conjunction with Clean Ocean Action, on Saturday April 13th. Communities including Avalon, Wildwood Crest, and Sea Isle City are holding the events to make a portion of their beaches cleaner in advance of the summer tourism season.
North Wildwood will be conducting a Preparedness Week, starting April 8th. The city will test itself for storms and other emergencies. Various tests will be done, including to the its various communication and sheltering systems.
Middle Township Police have apprehended one of two men who were the victim of a search Friday night in Whitesboro. Police issued a bulletin saying two men fled on foot after a motor vehicle pursuit that started in Lower Township and ended near the Hillside Motel in Whitesboro. The passenger of the vehicle was apprehended,…