The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety has asked us to remind you that effective March 1, New Jersey’s Bicycle Helmet Law will change.
Young people under the age of 17 will be required to wear an approved helmet when cycling, roller skating, inline-skating, or skateboarding.
The law currently affects riders under the age of 14.
Each, year, bicyclists are killed or injured in New Jersey due to bicycle crashes.
Many bicycles deaths result from bicycle-motor vehicle collisions.
However, injuries can happen anywhere, including parks, bike paths and driveways, and often do not involve motor vehicles.
The Division of Highway Traffic Safety assists county, municipal, and law enforcement agencies with education, public awareness and enforcement of the bicycle helmet law and other bicycle safety issues.
For more information on the new law and other bicycle safety issues, please go www.saferoads.com.
Boys and girls, ages 10 to 13, were named local champions of the 2006 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and earned the right to compete at the district levels.
The local Maria Madonna Counsel, No. 3560 sponsored the local competition held at Bishop McHugh School.
Winners were eligible to compete at the district competition held at the Davies Complex Baker Center in Court House on Feb. 12 and to move on to state and international levels.
Local girl champions: Carly Dierolf, Palermo; Lauren Gray, Cape May; Jillian Vandermark, Cape May; and Arianna Alosi, Wildwood.
The boy’s champions are Ryan Laverty, Seaville; Larry Jones, Woodbine; Damian Arbuckle, Rio Grande; Jonathan Sheppard, Woodbine; and Alexander Hicks, Cape May Court House.
In addition, The Knights of Columbus, Madonna Maria Council, No. 3560 in Sea Isle City held its annual spelling bee at the basement room of St. Joseph Church on Jan. 26.
The following are the winners: Valerie Lang, Woodbine Elementary School, third place; Maureen Meckley, Bishop McHugh School, second, and Spelling Bee Champion Katrina Nicoletta, bishop McHugh School.
Also participating was Sea Isle City Public School.
The Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast meeting titled “Bagels at the Beach” tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Lodge, Kennedy and Park Road.
Guest speaker will be John Manganaro, the city’s directors of public works, who will discuss plans for improving the downtown business area.
Bagels, donuts, coffee and tea will be served.
Chamber President Dustin Laricks will reports on a fundraiser to be sponsored by Friends of Tourism in conjunction with the chamber and tourism commission.
“A Night at the Races” is tentatively planned for April 28, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Yacht Club of Sea Isle city.
The proceeds will go to fund the free Tuesday Family Fun & Flick Nights this summer, which will take place in downtown area with an outdoor movie shown on the vacant lot at Kennedy Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue.
For more information about Bagels at the Beach meeting, call 263-9090
The Mature Adults Club of the Church of the Resurrection in Marmora is hosting a trip to the Tropicana to see “The Rat Pack” featuring; Frank, Dean, and Sammy on March 21.
The package includes the show and $10 cash back, a $35 value for the cost of $20.
The bus leaves the Church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. and returns about 7 p.m.
For more information call Joe, 624-1110
Catholic Daughters, Court Our Lady of Mercy presents an Easter Concert, The Stations: The Passion of His Love on April 2.
Bus trip itinerary is the following: 12:30 p.m. departs from Sea Isle City Municipal Lot, at the bottom of bridge, across from Lobster Loft. 1:45 p.m. arrive at the Commerce Bank Arts Center at Washington Township High School, Sewell. 2:30 p.m. reserved orchestra seats. 5 p.m. departs for SIC, arriving approximately 6 p.m.
Payment in full is due at time of booking, $35 per person.
For more information call, 263-6974
The Townsend’s Inlet Civic Center Memorial Day Indoor Flea Market, Food Court & Auction will be held May 27 at the Center located at 138 85th Street.
Table space is now available at $20 a table. Reserve your table space now.
Applications are being accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
All proceeds benefit the Townsend’s Inlet Civic Center Restoration Fund.
For reservations and applications contact Louise Clemente at 263-3002.
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