NJTIA Severely Disappointed that Governor Vetoed Legislation Relating to Shared Economy Platform

Published Monday, August 7, 2017
The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) was severely disappointed that Governor Christie vetoed legislation (A4587/S2574) relating to shared economy platforms such as AirBnB. The legislation would have brought fairness in taxation to the lodging sector of our industry. NJTIA thanks the responsible State Legislature for passing these bills that more»

South Jersey Gas, Board of Public Utilities and Ocean City Celebrate Fortification of Coastal Infrastructure Against Storms

Published Thursday, August 3, 2017
FOLSOM, N.J., Aug. 1, 2017 – New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz and Ocean City Mayor Jay A. Gillian joined South Jersey Gas President Dave Robbins at 19th Street and Central Avenue in Ocean City to celebrate the successful conversion of the island’s natural gas distribution mains from a low-pressure to a high-pressure more»

Sunset Parade Marks Coast Guard’s 227th Year

Published Thursday, August 3, 2017
CAPE MAY - U.S. Coast Guard turns 227 years old Aug. 4. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is inviting everyone to join nearly 500 recruits for their third summer Sunset Parade to celebrate the event. As the birthplace of the Coast Guard, the Training Center is the fifth largest base and the sole accession point for the entire enlisted workforce, which more»

Coast Guard Community Foundation Seeks Qualified Applicants for Two Positions

Published Thursday, August 3, 2017
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation, a non-profit that honors and educates regarding the Coast Guard in Cape May County, is seeking qualified applicants for two positions that were posted on Monday, July 31. An Executive Director position is open due to the recent departure of previous Executive Director Nina more»

State distributes 20K free hooks to help protect summer flounder

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Fourteen county bait and tackle shops will participate in a state push to reduce summer flounder mortality by giving away large J-hooks supplied by the Department of Environmental Protection. The larger hooks are part of a DEP campaign to educate the fishing public on how to safely release summer flounder that do not meet minimum size requirements, more»

DEP publishes guide on how to protect monarch butterfly

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
A monarch butterfly conservation guide has been published by the state Department of Environmental Protection as a way to protect and grow the state's declining monarch butterfly population, a DEP official said. The guide shows what steps can be taken to increase the number of monarchs in New Jersey, said Commissioner Bob Martin. Monarch butterflies have more»

Lower Township Chamber Holds Historic Photo Contest

Published Monday, July 31, 2017
Lower Township Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Commission, is holding a Historic Photo Scanning Event on Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum located at the Cape May County Airport. Bring your old photographs of Lower Township’s historic past – including places, more»


Published Monday, July 31, 2017
NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) official comment period for the seismic airgun blasting applications to kill, injure and harass up to 138,000 marine mammals and millions of fish and invertebrates in the Atlantic is over. The NMFS can approve the applications for this outdated oil-exploration method literally at any time. This would more»
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