A Pleasantville police officer was injured Monday after during a motor vehicle accident. Officer John Marciante was injured when his patrol car collided with another vehicle while Marciante was responding to a call. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Senator Cory Booker has introduced new federal legislation that will require federal background checks for gun owners every five years. Booker has made this law part of his presidential campaign platform. Booker equates this legislation to the need to have a driver’s license.
Grants will continue for early cancer screenings in Cape May County thanks to a grant. The County announced that it is receiving over $341,000 in grants and matching funds to continue the early cancer screenings offered to the public. Women’s clinics are held at the Cape May County Department of Health three times per month,…
The Middle Township Committee will hold its next meeting at the Rio Grande Fire Hall on Route 47. The Township announced the venue change for the meeting with the work session being held next Monday at 4pm, and the regular meeting at 6pm.
Four underage teenagers were arrested in Atlantic City following a traffic stop. City police say the teens had a gun, cocaine, and marijuana in their possession. Two of the teens were 14 years old, two were 16. They attempted to flee police in their vehicle.
A 36 year old Millville man lost his life in a motor vehicle accident Saturday in Vineland. Vineland Polices say Brandon Girton-Mastrosimone was killed when he drove into a concrete barrier on North West Avenue. The road was closed at the time of the accident.
North Wildwood has received a $35,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Homeland Security. The city will use the funding for the purchase of 46 firefighter turnout gears. Training on the new gear will be provided for members.
A 17 year old boy who was a passenger in a van that went off the road and hit a utility pole has died. Police in Gibbsboro say the boy was a passenger in the van driven by a teenage girl who crashed the van into the pole. She was not injured in the accident.
The Cape May County Department of Health has received a grant in excess of a quarter million dollars to help better plan for, and respond to, public health emergencies. The grant funding runs through next year and will help the Department of Health respond to catastrophic events including hurricanes, terrorism, and other emergent events.
Gasoline prices continue to drop in Cape May County after the summer season. The average price for a gallon of gasoline has dropped to $2.61 a gallon in our area; that’s five cents a gallon lower than a week ago. We remain four cents above the state average.