Cape May County Region
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:44 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic and Cape May counties will hold its first Wild Walk for Kids 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Cape May County Park and Zoo.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 03:35 pm
A man charged in the slaying of Courtney Cash, Johnny Cash’s niece, is from Cape May County, officials said Friday. Officials said they suspect the murder is drug-related.
Wayne Masciarella, 27, who was charged with first degree murder, is being held in Tennessee's Putnam County Jail without bond after facing a judge this morning, Putnam County Sherrif David K. Andrews said Friday afternoon.
Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 21, 2014 02:46 pm
Tourism revenue up statewide, down in Atlantic County
TRENTON – Cape May County was one of the counties leading the surge as New Jersey’s tourism industry set a new record in 2013, generating more than $40 billion.
Written by Bill Barlow Wednesday, March 19, 2014 04:00 pm
After big settlement, former county employee remains angry
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Last month, the county and its insurance company agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a million dollars to former employee Arthur Montana to, as he put it, “make him go away.”
If that were the case, it didn’t seem to work.
Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:43 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The man who allegedly hit and killed two teenagers with his vehicle in 2012 in Middle Township will be in court again April 10 at the county courthouse in Middle Township.
The plan was for the prosecution to call witnesses on Tuesday, March 18, to show that Joshua Malmgren had a habit of texting and driving, but defense attorney Ed Weinstock argued that he needed more time to review the evidence.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 17, 2014 12:18 pm
MAYS LANDING – Atlantic City Electric customers could see their bills increase this year, officials announced last week.
The company asked the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Friday to authorize a base rate adjustment of approximately $61.7 million to help pay for "infrastructure improvements and reliability investments already made on behalf of our customers," according to a news release.
Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, March 13, 2014 07:28 pm
Bill heads to president’s desk
WASHINGTON, DC – The US Senate Thursday, March 13 passed the flood insurance reform bill, already approved in the House, which substantially amends the flood insurance rate hikes under the Biggert-Waters Act. The bill is now headed to the president’s desk for his signature.
Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:31 am
TRENTON – Homeowners may be able to see some grant money up front, under a big change to the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) program announced this week by the Christie Administration.
Grant applicants had been told they would have to fund the work up front and then were eligible for reimbursements.
Written by Alex Davis Friday, March 07, 2014 03:14 pm
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The battle against drug addiction in Cape May County is now in the hands of the people.
Heroin is the main target.
Several area residents signed up to be part of subcommittees following the Community Action Against Addiction forum Thursday, March 6, at the Cape May County administration building in Middle Township. The four groups are focused on research and advocacy; prevention and education; treatment; and recovery support.
Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor said it’s now up to the people to take the fight to the next level.
Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:31 pm
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted 306-91 Tuesday, March 4 to pass a bill that is intended to delay the increase in flood insurance premiums as a result of the 2012 Biggert-Waters National Flood Insurance Program reform.
Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, February 26, 2014 02:57 pm
Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, February 25, 2014 05:39 pm
$34.5B budget plan said to include largest pension payment in NJ history
Gov. Chris Christie presented a $34.5 billion budget Tuesday, Feb. 25 that does not include new taxes or cuts, but provides the largest pension payment in state history, according to his office.
The $2.25 billion planned payment to the public employee pension fund, along with health care and debt costs, are eating up most of the state’s new spending, Christie said.
- CARA looking for volunteers, advocates
- Avalon’s shopaholics due in March
- SI Swimsuit Issue features Cape May, Wildwood
- Complaint planned in dispute at Cape May County board
- Students warned early about heroin
- The cost of history
- House schedules vote to delay flood insurance premium hikes
- Prosecutor takes heroin fight to schools
- New Jersey American Water launches ‘Pint-Sized Plumbers’ contest
- Cape May County study backs consolidated dispatch
- Don’t get scammed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Senate passes bill to delay increases to flood insurance premiums
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