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June 15, 2017

LAWMAKERS UNVEIL SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN, LOCAL DISTRICTS LOSE MILLIONS

State lawmakers unveiled their new plan to fairly fund school districts, but the new plan would come at a steep price for Cape May County districts.  Local school districts are poised to lose millions of dollars in funding with Middle Township leading the way at a loss of over $600,000.  Money is being added for [...]
June 15, 2017

REPORT: STATE MAY PROHIBIT INTENTIONAL RELEASE OF BALLOONS

The New Jersey Legislature may take action to ban the intentional release of balloons outside because they pose a health risk to animal and marine life.  NJ.com reports that the measure is sponsored by Atlantic County Senator Jim Whelan, but is facing stiff opposition from the balloon industry. ##
June 15, 2017

COUNTY CHAMBER TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN AVALON MONDAY

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a press conference Monday afternoon in Avalon, along with Congressman Frank LoBiondo.  The Chamber will discuss opposition to offshore drilling that may threaten environmental and economical opportunities along the East Coast. ##
June 14, 2017

COUNTY OEM TO CONDUCT DRONE EXERCISE AT WOODBINE AIRPORT

The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management will be participating in a drone exercise at the Woodbine Municipal Airport next Tuesday.  Exercises will be conducted with the drone that will help with the overall inspection and response to a major storm or other large emergency in our area. ##