Ocean City is moving forward with a new public safety building. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that city council approved the first reading of the bond ordinance last week. Gillian says the new building will house police, fire, EMT’s dispatch, and emergency management operations.
Cape May County is nearing 300 resident coronavirus cases. 24 new cases were reported on Sunday, including six in Lower Township, which now has 59 total cases. Three new cases were reported in both Middle and Upper Townships.
New Jersey had over 5,000 coronavirus cases over the weekend. State officials say there were 2,043 new cases on Sunday, along with four new deaths. On Saturday, over 3,000 new cases were announced, the highest one day total since late April.
The Wildwood Public School District has paid out $400,000 in a harassment claim failed by Donna Howard, a high school custodian. The Cape May County Herald reports that the claim was paid over alleged advances by Patrick Quinan, a supervisor at the district. The suit was filed more than two years ago.
Cape May County has 251 cases of resident coronavirus. 29 new cases were added on Saturday, with six being in Lower Township, and six more in. Upper Township. Only Cape May Point and Stone Harbor have no cases of the virus.
18 year old Davion Scarborough of Bridgeton was shot to death Friday night. Authorities say they found his body on Burlington Road Friday shortly before 10:00pm. No suspects are in custody.
Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie says President Trump should concede the election after all of his legal challenges are over. Christie says Trump has the right to pursue legal options, but if they don’t work, the election is over. Christie has been an advisor to the President.
New Jersey reported 3,207 coronavirus cases on Saturday. This is the much-anticipated second wave of the pandemic for which Governor Murphy may make some additional restrictions this week. Murphy says the numbers are going in the “wrong direction”.