The Lower Township Council met earlier this week and approved an emergency expenditure for the creation of new tax maps. The current tax maps are decades old. It will cost Lower Township over $700,000 for the creation of the new maps.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy began his day Wednesday by thanking voters in northern New Jersey for his support. Murphy told voters that he had a good conversation with Governor Christie last night, and both men talked about the upcoming transition.
The Ocean City boys soccer team advanced to the South Jersey Group 3 championship game with a 3-1 win over Hammonton Tuesday afternoon in a game played in a steady rainfall. The Red Raiders will host Mainland Friday afternoon at Carey Stadium for the title. For more on this game, read Tom Williams’ story on…
Governor-elect Phil Murphy addressed a large crowd in Asbury Park Tuesday night and promised to bring the State back together. Murphy says there will be a higher minimum wage in the Garden State, and tax relief for the middle class. Murphy also promised to fight President Trump on key issues.
Steve Sweeney 1, the New Jersey Education Association 0. Sweeney held on to his State Senate seat in South Jersey’s Third Legislative District despite the NJEA pouring millions of dollars into the campaign to get him defeated. Sweeney broke a promise to lobby for full funding of pensions owed to the State’s teachers.
The most interesting race in Cape May County Tuesday night resulted in Bob Nolan winning the hotly contested race for Cape May County Sheriff. Nolan defeated Richard Harron, 14,805 votes to 14,130 votes with all of the districts reporting. Nolan will keep the seat in the GOP; Harron sought the GOP endorsement and flipped parties…
Frank Gilliam is the Mayor-elect in Atlantic City. Gilliam defeated republican Don Guardian in Tuesday night’s election, returning the seat back to the democrats. Gilliam says it’s the beginning of a new era in the gaming resort.
Republicans have been able to win the Senate seat in Atlantic County. Chris Brown defeated Colin Bell for the right to replace the late Jim Whelan. Democrats captured both Assembly seats in Atlantic County.
Robert Nolan will be your next Sheriff in Cape May County. Nolan defeated democrat Richard Harron by nearly 700 votes in a razor tight election on Tuesday. Nolan will replace Gary Schaffer, who did not seek re-election.
The republicans have swept the two Township Committee seats in Dennis Township. Numbers were released by the County at 9:42pm which show Thomas VanArtsdalen III and Scott Turner winning by fewer than 100 votes over democrats Donald Tozer and Dorothy Merlino.