Middle Township

Parkway traffic to be detoured

On Sept. 17, the southbound Garden State Parkway will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Middle Township police said.

Southbound traffic will be detoured at Avalon Boulevard (Exit 13) onto Route 9 to Stone Harbor Boulevard (Exit 10). Northbound traffic will be able to make the left at Stone Harbor Boulevard, and traffic continuing north will be in a single lane and detoured onto Moore Road and back onto the northbound parkway at the new entrance ramp 11 NBE.

If there is inclement weather on Sept. 17, the closing will be Sept. 18, police said.

West Cape May

Candidates announce intentions

John Francis, David Wilburn and Stephanie La Torre have announced that they will seek election to the West Cape May Board of Commissioners in the Nov. 5 election under the banner “Commissioners for All the People.”

Francis is an environmental educator and former U.N. Goodwill Ambassador.

Wilburn is a commercial fisherman and community volunteer. La Torre is a local businesswoman.