There are 881 new cases of coronavirus reported in the State of New Jersey on Friday. State officials also confirm six additional deaths. Hotspots in the state include Ocean and Monmouth counties which have contributed heavily to the increase in coronavirus cases.
Wildwood Police lent a helping hand to a very special cause Friday. Police provided an escort on the city’s boardwalk to the 2020 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Police provided assistance for the runners who made their way through the Wildwoods. Photo courtesy of Wildwood Police social media page.
Cape May County has established an Opioid Fatality Review Team. The purpose of the team is to better address and understand overdose fatalities and to be better prepared in the future. The County has received a $100,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Health to fund this new program.
Cape May County could be getting over $1 million in funding for coronavirus relief. Governor Murphy on Friday announced a new $60 million program that will allocate some funding to counties and towns who have suffered extraordinary expenses from the pandemic. Cape May County is in line to receive $1.3 million.
Democratic challenger Amy Kennedy challenged Congressman Jeff Van Drew over the content of some of his political advertising during their only debate last night at Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus. Kennedy called out Van Drew for attack ads that she says are untrue. They also disagreed on this year’s mail-in election system. The winner of…