A small tax hike is proposed in Cape May in 2019. City officials have unveiled their new budget that includes a nine tenths of a penny increase in the local purpose rate. The budget totals just over $30 million and will be introduced at the March 5th meeting.
Three local teams will be battling in the Cape Atlantic League girls and boys championship basketball games to be broadcast live on WCZT 98.7..the Coast Saturday, starting at Noon. The girls’ game features a matchup between Middle Township and Ocean City, followed by the boys’ game that includes Wildwood Catholic and St. Augustine.
New Jersey Transit still has no idea when the Atlantic City Rail Line will be back in business. The agency held a public meeting in Atlantic City Thursday evening and could not give a date when the rail service will be back in operation. The rail line has been shut down since September, replaced with…
Ocean City will battle Middle Township for this year’s Cape Atlantic League girls’ basketball championship. Ocean City advanced with a 64-42 win over Wildwood Catholic Thursday night, while Middle Township knocked off Mainland, 34-25. Kira Sides scored 15 points for the Lady Panthers.
If your doctor prescribes medical marijuana, there will soon be a dispensary in Vineland to get your pot. A state approved business will eventually open on North Delsea Drive and North West Boulevard in Vineland according to new zoning rules. Council is expected to approve of the dispensary.
The Public Safety Director in Jersey City now makes more money than does the President of the United States. To make matters worse, James Shea is now the third person on the city’s payroll making $200,000 or more annually. The police and fire chiefs make over $213,000 annually, apiece, according to NJ.com.
Governor Murphy and legislators are working on a compromise deal on a plan to provide housing for the homeless in New Jersey. Lawmakers were prepared to override a gubernatorial veto on Thursday, but that was avoided at the last minute. It would have been the first gubernatorial override in over two decades in New Jersey.
A 37 year old Egg Harbor Township man will face the music on Friday for beating a woman over the head with a hammer and killing her in November, 2017. Lashaun Smith will be sentenced for the crime in Superior Court. Smith used a hammer to kill his 28 year old girlfriend.
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a new bill that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous. NJ.com reports that lawmakers may add New Jersey to a handful of states that allow winners to keep their identities secret. Lawmakers believe this will help alleviate the floods of phone calls lottery winners get to donate to specific…
The Delaware River and Bay Authority has approved a new fare structure that will increase fares by one dollar for all vehicle classes during its peak season, and creates a new fare for three wheeled motorcycles or motorcycles with trailers. Fares for young children will disappear during the offseason, and passenger discounts will be offered…