The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team clinched the South Jersey Non Public B championship Wednesday evening with an 80-67 win over Rutgers Prep. Wildwood Catholic advances to the state championship game against Roselle Catholic on Saturday. Taj Thweatt scored 28 points for the Crusaders in the victory.
The Wildwood public safety community is mourning the passing of retired Wildwood Fire Department Captain Mark Gose. Gose’s passing was announced on the social media page for the Wildwood City Fire Department. Gose served Wildwood for three decades before retiring four years ago.
Ocean City will not be hosting the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band concert this Saturday at the Music Pier. The current tour of the band has been suspended over fears of coronavirus. The city hopes to schedule the performance at a later date.
Modell’s Sporting Goods is going out of business and will close all of its stores, including 30 in New Jersey. The company announced that it has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The petition for the bankruptcy was filed in New Jersey.
Vineland Police Chief Rudy Beu IV has filed a federal lawsuit against city leaders and police officers for allegedly conducting a smear campaign to run him out of office. Beu is currently suspended from his position. Beu himself was the subject of a lawsuit filed by a Vineland police sergeant who alleges that he was…
Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez says the referendum vote in Atlantic City to potentially change the form of government can go on. Mendez denied a request for an injunction on the matter on Wednesday. Registered voters will now decide the issue in an upcoming election.
A big early March event in Avalon has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. The 7 Mile Business and Community Association cancelled its Shop a Holics weekend, according to an announcement posted on the Avalon municipal website. The event traditionally attracts thousands to two locations to shop local merchants at discounted prices.
Erin Burke is the new municipal clerk in Cape May. Burke was appointed to the position by the Cape May City Council. Burke is replacing Patricia Harbora, who previously served as municipal clerk.
New Jersey’s basketball championship games will be moved to Phillipsburg. The NJSIAA announced Wednesday that due to Rutgers University cancelling events over coronavirus the finals will be held in northwestern New Jersey, in Warren County.
23 cases, with one fatality. That’s the updated information regarding coronavirus in the State of New Jersey, according to Governor Phil Murphy. 20 people are getting treatment at hospitals.