Cape May community pitches in to help Coast Guard members during government shutdown

Published Thursday, January 17, 2019
CAPE MAY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Community members in Cape May are rallying around Coast Guard members who missed their first paycheck Tuesday due to the ongoing government shutdown. Jessica Manfre is the wife of a 17-year member of the Coast Guard. She is also the point person for a community-wide food bank effort some have dubbed 'Operation Shutdown.' To read more»

Shipwreck unearthed on Stone Harbor beach

Published Thursday, December 27, 2018
STONE HARBOR — Partially covered in sand, part of a roughly 25-foot wooden ship lies unearthed on the southern portion of the borough’s beach. Where it came from is not completely clear, but there’s a history of shipwrecks around the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood, which sits a short distance from where the remains were more»

Four NJ breweries brewed a Friends Giving beer in collaboration and raised over $75,000

Published Friday, December 21, 2018
For Immediate Release: Last month, four local breweries came together to brew a collaboration beer and help ease food insecurity in our area. Double Nickel Brewing Company of Pennsauken, NJ launched a new annual initiative and teamed up with Cape May Brewing Company (Cape May, NJ), Tonewood Brewing Company (Oaklyn, NJ), and Urban Village Brewing Company more»

State of New Jersey Launches Tax Amnesty Program

Published Monday, December 17, 2018
TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation has announced the official launch of the 2018 Tax Amnesty program to provide individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and reduced interest. The New Jersey Tax Amnesty program runs from November 15, 2018 through January 15, 2019. Signed into more»

LoBiondo Co-Leads Bipartisan Letter Opposing Trump Administration’s Renewed Efforts to Permit Seismic Airgun Testing Off South Jersey

Published Friday, December 7, 2018
MAYS LANDING, N.J. – A staunch defender of South Jersey’s pristine environment, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) this week joined with his colleagues Congressmen John Rutherford (FL-04), Frank Pallone (NJ-06), and Don Beyer (VA-08) in leading a bipartisan letter of 93 members of the House of Representatives opposing the Trump more»

Booker, Menendez Introduce Bill to Ban Seismic Testing in Atlantic

Published Friday, December 7, 2018
Washington– U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-NJ), Bill Nelson, (D-Fla.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the “Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection more»

How a $15 minimum wage may affect some shore businesses

Published Monday, December 3, 2018
A bill in the works to boost the minimum wage to $15 per hour has some seasonal shore businesses worried. “It’s definitely going to negatively impact us,” said Chris Connelly, manager of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. “We would have to raise the price of a ticket.” Proponents of more»

Downtown Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza Awarded a 2018 Downtown New Jersey Excellence Award

Published Monday, November 19, 2018
WILDWOOD, N.J. - Downtown Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza was recently awarded the 2018 Downtown New Jersey Excellence Award in the Built Projects category. Each year, Downtown New Jersey recognizes New Jersey’s best downtown projects and programs completed within the last two years. Winning submissions are considered models worthy of emulation. Byrne more»
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