REPORT: CURRENT, FORMER WILDWOOD OFFICIALS INDICTED

Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron, Commissioner Steve Mikulski, and former mayor Ernie Troiano are all subject to an indictment that they took health care benefits that they did not deserve.  NJ.com reports that the three men are charged with theft by unlawful taking and tampering with public records or information.  The report suggests that Byron and…

Report: Middle Township Approves Retail Cannabis Operation

The Middle Township Committee met Wednesday and approved the creation of one cannabis retail license in the community.  The Press of Atlantic City reports a single license will be awarded at some point.  An ordinance also establishes how the Committee will evaluate applications for the license. The post Report: Middle Township Approves Retail Cannabis Operation…

Avalon Adds New Patrolman to Police Force

Avalon has a new police officer.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi swore in new officer Owen Prickett during Wednesday’s council meeting.  Prickett’s hire fills a vacancy created by a retirement. The post Avalon Adds New Patrolman to Police Force appeared first on Regional Media News.

Murphy Announces Plan to Suspend Tax on School Supplies

What is the state’s plan to help with rising inflation?  Suspend sales taxes on school supplies later this summer.  Governor Phil Murphy announced a new plan Wednesday that would give parents a ten day suspension of the taxes charged on school supplies, starting August 27th. The post Murphy Announces Plan to Suspend Tax on School…

Cape May Police Advise of New Four-Way Flashing Stop Sign

Cape May City Police are advising the public about a new four-way flashing stop sign that will be activated Friday.  The new sign will be located at the intersection of Elmira and Broad streets.  This has been traditionally a two-way stop sign intersection. The post Cape May Police Advise of New Four-Way Flashing Stop Sign…

Update: Fire Nearly Contained in Wharton State Forest

Smoke will still be visible for days as a fire at the Wharton State Forest is nearly completely contained Wednesday afternoon.  Fire officials are focusing on an illegal campfire as the cause of the massive blaze that scorched over 12,000 acres.  The fire was first spotted shortly after 10:00am Sunday. The post Update: Fire Nearly…