Local News

April 20, 2017

REPORT: NJSIAA RULES CHANGES SQUASHED BY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER

Proposed rules changes to guide student athlete transfers in New Jersey proposed by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association have been squashed by the State’s education commissioner.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the NJSIAA now wants to meet with Commissioner Kimberley Harrington to work on rules changes that would regulate transfers and [...]
April 20, 2017

REPORT: LOWER TOWNSHIP TO LOOK AT COMMUNITY POOL CONCEPT

The Lower Township Council has awarded a $57,000 contract to examine the feasibility of a community pool.  The Cape May Gazette reports that the aquatic center would be large enough to meet NJSIAA standards and would be accessible to anyone with physical limitations.  The Township may be looking at the center to be constructed at [...]
April 20, 2017

LT. GOV. GUADAGNO UNVEILS NEW TAX PLAN FOR NEW JERSEY

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has proposed a new tax plan for New Jersey as she embarks on her own bid for Chris Christie’s job in November.  Guadagno’s plan would limit the amount of school taxes paid by residents when that amount reaches five percent of the household’s income. ##
April 19, 2017

REPORT: SEARCH FOR MISSING MARINE OVER, BODY FOUND IN HAWAII

A body has been found in Hawaii and is reportedly that of a Marine from Egg Harbor Township.  A television station in Hawaii reports that the body of 21 year old Tyler Weschler has been found.  His family recently flew to Hawaii to search for Weschler after he came up missing. ##