Call him Congressman Jeff Van Drew. Van Drew became a new member of Congress on Wednesday and promptly voted against Nancy Pelosi becoming Speaker of the House..but she got enough votes anyway. Van Drew now has the seat vacated by republican Frank LoBiondo.
The Lower Township Council held its official reorganization meeting on Wednesday evening. Republicans remain in control after three incumbents were all sworn in to new terms in office on Council. Lower Township will have a budget to consider next month.
It’s swearing in day for Second District Congressman-elect Jeff Van Drew. Van Drew will be sworn in to the new Congress at 12 Noon today and begin his duties in Washington. Van Drew vacates his Senate seat in our 1st Legislative District.
A winning ticket in the Jersey Cash 5 lottery drawing was sold at Ocean City Discount in Ocean City. the winning ticket was drawn on New Year’s Eve and is worth $166,520.
A Millville police officer was struck by an ATV on New Year’s Day and the driver of the vehicle was arrested. Police say 38 year old Russell Hyson of Millville was arrested at these scene and taken to the Cumberland County Jail on numerous offenses, including assault by auto.
Tim Donohue is once again the Mayor of Middle Township. The Township Committee held its reorganization meeting Wednesday and named Donohue as the new mayor, replacing Michael Clark who remains on the Committee. Ike Gandy was sworn in to his seat and is now the Deputy Mayor. Kim Krauss is the new Business Administrator replacing…
Governor Phil Murphy has vetoed the minutes of the recent Delaware River and Bay Authority board meeting, which essentially wipes out a one dollar fare increase to use the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Murphy has vetoed the minutes of the December meeting, and Murphy says he’s not in favor of any toll hike that is not…
One of the most popular dining destinations in Atlantic County is reportedly closed for the time being until owners figure out how to correct a sprinkler issue that could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to correct. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Ram’s Head Inn took its last orders Wednesday night for…
Cape May now officially has two new members of Council. Both Zack Mullock and Stacy Sheehan took their respective oaths of office on New Year’s Day and replace Bea Pessagno and Roger Furlin on the governing body. Mayor Chuck Lear also delivered his annual State of the City address.
A 37 year old unemployed laborer was charged with burglary and other offenses in Wildwood after he set up a temporary residence inside an unoccupied condominium. City police charged Matthew Loughlin on New Year’s Day after Loughlin was caught inside a unit on Poplar Avenue. Loughlin also allegedly burglarized two other units.