A Victorian-era home suffered damage during a fire Monday afternoon at 924 Washington Street in Cape May. Fire officials say the blaze was at the rear of the home on the third floor. Efforts wee made by several fire departments to prevent the blaze from spreading. There were no injuries.
Republican David Richter of Avalon wants to challenge Congressman Jeff Van Drew in 14 months. Richter announced Monday that he has filed paperwork necessary to seek the republican nomination. richter and Brian Fitzherbert of Egg Harbor Township are the two announced republican candidates.
No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a fatal pedestrian motor vehicle in Ocean City during Memorial Day weekend. County prosecutors say the accident that killed Thomas Gibbons Jr. of Pennsylvania had no criminal intent. The collision occurred at 8th Street and Bay Avenue.
There is a very good chance Cape May County will experience some storms and flash flooding on Tuesday. Accu Weather has put our area in an enhanced risk category for drenching thunderstorms on Tuesday. Bad weather is expected mid afternoon through the evening hours. Keep listening for updates on Coastal Broadcasting Systems.
A tornado touched down in Millville last Wednesday during an outbreak of severe weather. The National Weather Service reports that the tornado was small, with winds between 65-85mph. Several rows of solar panels were damaged at a solar farm near a municipal complex.
Lower Township Police will participate in a major crackdown on drunk driving starting later this week, and running through Labor Day weekend. Police will participate in “Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over”, starting August 16th. Sobriety checkpoints will be established.