The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team has won the Cape Atlantic League basketball championship. Wildwood Catholic crushed St. Augustine, 70-39 in a game broadcast live on WCZT. Taj Thweatt scored 24 points and missed only one shot; Jahlil White added 17 points for the Crusaders.
Lance Bailey is returning as head football coach at Lower Cape May Regional High School. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports on his Twitter page that Bailey returns to coach the program that he led from 2004 through 2006. Collin Thompson has posted on social media that he will part of Bailey’s coaching staff.
Taxes are going up in Ocean City this year. Mayor Jay Gillian introduced a new budget that includes a half cent increase on the local purpose tax rate. The budget will be formally introduced on March 26th, with a final vote coming in April. A capital plan will be presented to Council on March 12th.
North Wildwood will introduce its municipal budget during a Council meeting on Tuesday. Council is also expected to consider the adoption of the Wildwoods Boardwalk Special Improvement District budget, and establish the 2020 sewer rates. A resolution appears on the agenda for the expanded of licensed alcohol premises for the Morey Organzation.
The Cape May City Council will hold a special meeting early Tuesday afternoon. Council is expected to discuss the position of city clerk, and a contract for the Chief of Police. Litigation will also be discussed, including Sewell Tract. The special meeting begins at 2:00pm.
The Lower Township Council meets Monday evening and is expected to hold a hearing on the 2020 municipal budget. Council will also consider a resolution that will approve nine concerts to be held at the ferry terminal this year, and consider the approval of a person to person transfer of a liquor license held by…
Stone Harbor will introduce its municipal budget on Tuesday. Council is also expected to approve resolutions that adjust the salaries of beach patrol members, and establish fees for special events. Tuesday’s meeting starts at 4:30pm.
It looks like there will be no tax increase in Cape May this year. City officials say a new 2020 municipal budget totals just over $32 million and calls for no increase in the local purpose tax. The city takes in nearly $600,000 from parking meters to support the budget.
A 28 year old Millville woman is accused of cutting an electrical wire at a former asphalt plant that caused a power outage in the city. The Daily Journal reports that Katie M. Carole has been indicted on a criminal mischief charge. Police allege Carole was probably in the plant looking for copper that could…
27 year old John E. Jacobs of Vineland has been charged with murdering his wife in December, and also with breaking the legs of an infant a few weeks earlier. Jacobs is indicted in connection with the slaying of 22 year old Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs, a young mother of two children. Her body was found in…