Local News

May 4, 2017

JUDGE SETS GUIDELINES FOR THE LAYOFFS OF TEACHERS IN NJ

Performance does not count, but seniority does, when it comes to local school districts who want to lay off teachers.  A Superior Court judge ruled this week that layoffs must occur on a seniority basis in school districts regardless of a teacher’s performance. ##
May 4, 2017

MAN RELEASED FROM JAIL, ROBS DUNKIN’ DONUTS STORE

A 22 year old Newark man who was released from jail decided to rob a Dunkin’ Donuts store one day after he got out of the can.  Police are looking for Dante Hobson-Taylor of Plainfield who broke into the store during the overnight hours, stole money, and fled the scene. ##
May 4, 2017

COUNTY: TOURISM REVENUES CONTINUED GROWTH IN 2016

Cape May County experienced even more tourism growth last year.  County Tourism Director Diane Wieland announced during the annual tourism conference this week that there was a nine percent increase in lodging revenue last year, and that tourism jobs account for 60 percent of our entire workforce. ##
May 4, 2017

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP MOVES TOWARDS HELP FOR GRASSY SOUND

The Middle Township Committee met this week and approved an additional $2.1 million to bring sewer service to Grassy Sound.  The Committee voted unanimously on a bond that will finance the work; a public hearing on the bond will be held on June 5th. ##