New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has joined in a multi-state coalition that opposes any federal plan to drill for fuel off the beaches of the Garden State. Grewal says this move could have devastating environmental and economic effects for New Jersey. Some coastal states are vigorously fighting this proposal.
Woodbine will hold a preconstruction meeting later this month on a new eco-park project. Mayor William Pikolycky announced that a $700,000 contract has been awarded to help preserve a 25-acre tract of land next to the Woodbine Elementary School that will include both passive and active recreation.
A Lower Township couple has been arrested and charged with having child pornography in their possession. Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced that 48 year old Kathryn Gaines and 51 year old Paul Harker of the 100 block of Beachhurst Drive in North Cape May were both hit with various child pornography charges. Several…
A major achievement Wednesday night for Middle Township wrestler Gary Nagle. Nagle tied the all time Panther win record Wednesday with his 88th win of his career as Middle beat Lakewood, 42-36. Nagle competes in the 182 pound weight class.
Atlantic City Electric is bragging up its lowest number of electrical outages and highest reservation times in company history. The number of outages have decreased by 17 percent from the previous record set three years ago. Outages were restored seven minutes faster.
There could be yet another round of new beach access rules in New Jersey. State lawmakers have introduced a new bill that references regulations that date back to the Roman Empire to tie beach access rules to funding decisions. Supporters says it encourages towns to have public access to their beaches.
Local Assemblymen Bob Andrzejczak and Bruce Land have sponsored a bill in Trenton that would discourage offshore drilling for fuel in State waters. The measure was cleared by an Assembly committee on Thursday and now will be considered for a full floor vote.
Major repairs are underway to the court room and lobby of the West Cape May municipal building. Borough officials say a fire suppression pipe burst during January’s Winter Storm Grayson which cause water damage in the building. Officials are asking for the public’s patience and understanding as the repairs continue.
A guidance counselor in the Pleasantville school district has become the 13th individual to admit a role in a major health care benefits fraud scheme. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 31 year old Michael Pilate offered the guilty plea in federal court Thursday morning. Pilate could face tremendous restitution and prison time.
The number of people who want to see the Philadelphia Eagles win Sunday’s Super Bowl outweighs the number of people who want New England to win by a two to one margin. A new Monmouth University poll shows four out of ten Americans want the Eagles to win the game. The same poll shows only…