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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. ##

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TRAFFIC: PORTION OF ROUTE 40 CLOSED WEDNESDAY MORNING

A portion of Route 40 in Hamilton Township has been closed due to a fallen utility pole and wires that are crossing the roadway this morning.  Crews say the pole came down at mile post 39.  Utility companies were contacted this morning, but no word yet on when the highway will reopen.  

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GUADAGNO TO UNVEIL NEW TAX PLAN WEDNESDAY MORNING

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno will unveil her new tax plan for New Jersey residents on Wednesday.  Guadagno’s new plan would cut New Jersey’s property taxes by $3,000 for property owners who pay more than five percent of their income on school taxes. ##

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REPORT: SEA ISLE CHAMBER PRESIDENT SUING CITY, MAYOR DESIDERIO

The president of the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce is suing Mayor Len Desiderio and the city for $1 million.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Christopher Glancey is suing the city because he says it intentionally delayed the permitting process for a new restaurant and apartment complex in Townsend’s Inlet.  Glancey alleges [...]

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PINELANDS PRESERVATION ALLIANCE TRIES TO HALT PIPELINE, AGAIN

A local environmental group is again attempting to halt a natural gas pipeline from running through the Pinelands.  The Pinelands Preservation Alliance is trying to fight a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline to the B.L. England Generating Station in Upper Township.  An emergency motion was filed on Tuesday. ##

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