The Delaware Memorial Bridge, back in the news this week. The Delaware River and Bay Authority will be holding public meetings next month to discuss a potential toll hike for the bridge. The toll could be going up by one dollar, to $5 per crossing.
Frank Gilliam will keep his job as mayor of Atlantic City..for now. New Jersey Lt. Governor Shelia Oliver announced that Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy will remain in office as the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office investigates a fight involving both men and members of the public earlier this month.
Stone Harbor officials say their new public safety building will be used starting next Monday. The Borough’s police department will move in to a new police building that replaces an older structure that was plagued with issues. A parking lot adjacent to the new building will also open Monday as well.
A big meeting will be held by the Atlantic City Board of Education late Friday afternoon to discuss the vacancy at the boys head basketball coaching position. Gene Allen’s contract was not renewed by the Board, and Allen and supporters have both vowed to get him his job back.
Another court hearing will be held Wednesday for Pleasantville High School principal Edward Bonek, who’s charged with possession of child pornography. Bonek is expected to appear in Superior Court in Atlantic County. Bonek is also facing weapons offenses.
Wednesday was supposed to be the day a big drone test was to be conducted at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal in Lower Township….it has been postponed. High winds are expected to be in the forecast again tomorrow which will cancel the test that was expected to see a drone fly about a mile…
It looks like Middle Township will be providing benefits for its employees via the New Jersey State Health Benefits Program. The Township Committee will meet in special session later today and may vote to move out of what is known as the Coastal Regional Employee Benefits Fund. The special meeting will be held at 5:00pm.
Democrats in Atlantic City have formally adopted a resolution to denounce Mayor Frank Gilliam. The Democratic Committee met Monday night and denounced Gilliam and another member of Council for a physical fight the two men had earlier this month near a casino. They also called for state leadership to suspend both men from their elected…
Lower Township will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Tuesday night. The event will be held at 7pm at the Recreation Center behind Township Hall. Santa Claus and the Lower Cape May Regional Choir will participate. The Township will hold its annual Christmas parade on December 8th.
Legalized recreational marijuana has taken a huge step forward to becoming the new practice of the Garden State. Democratic lawmakers advanced a bill in Trenton Monday that would allow for the sale of recreational marijuana in the State of New Jersey. Under the law, an ounce of pot for adults at least 21 years old…