Cape May County added 66 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, an all time one day record. 22 resident cases were reported in Lower Township, where the active cases now total 114. There are 39 long term car active cases, with most of them being in Ocean City.
Thanksgiving week football games can have up to 150 fans in attendance. Governor Phil Murphy announced a clarification on the capacity rules on Friday and said that coaches and players do not count towards that limit of 150 individuals at a game.
New Jersey added 3,635 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, along with 28 additional deaths. The state will likely surpass 300,000 total cases during the pandemic over the upcoming weekend. There are 14,900 confirmed fatalities.
New Jersey’s largest city is now under a mandatory ten day lockdown due to the spread of coronavirus. NJ.com reports that Newark Mayor Ras Baraka last night announced that Newark will have a mandatory shutdown from the day before Thanksgiving, and lasting for ten days. Residents must shelter in place and can only leave their…
Mainland Regional High School has cancelled in-classroom learning, only for today, due to a non-classroom staff member testing positive for coronavirus. The school will plan to return to in-person instruction after the Thanksgiving break.
Avalon municipal engineer Tom Thornton from Mott MacDonald was recognized this month for his efforts in behalf of rebuilding the Borough’s 8th Street Jetty. The jetty was damaged by Winter Storm Jonas, and Avalon received a multi million grant from FEMA to repair it. Thornton was honored by the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers.
Wildwood celebrating the opening of a new outdoor loaning park donated by citizens and businesses. The Socratic Outdoor Learning Center of Wildwood, or SOLCOW, was dedicated on Thursday at New York and West Poplar avenues in the city. It will serve as an outdoor classroom for the Glenwood Avenue Elementary School, and also welcome residents…
An extremely close congressional race in New Jersey’s Seventh District results in a win for democrat Tom Malinowski. Malinowski defeated republican Thomas Kean Jr. by fewer than 10,000 votes when Kean Jr. finally conceded on Thursday. Kean remains the New Jersey State Senate’s minority leader.
The Lower Cape May Regional football team tuned up for the Anchor Bowl with a 30-7 win over Overbrook Thursday night. Archie Lawler had a 65 yard kickoff return, and Marcus Hebron scored on a 13 yard touchdown run. For complete coverage, including video, please visit Brian Cunniff’s coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.