The fire that closed the Garden State Parkway in both directions near Brick earlier this week was caused by an arsonist. New Jersey State Police say the fire was reported near milepost 91 of the Parkway. Several individuals likely started the fire, and they may have been juveniles. The suspects were seen running into the…
Vicki Clark is stepping down as the President of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce effective May 30th. The Chamber announced Clark’s departure on Thursday. She has served as the President for for the Chamber for the past 18 years. She is retiring to spend more time with her family, including seven grandchildren.
New Jersey announced another 161 deaths from coronavirus on Thursday. State officials also announced just over 10,000 new cases of the virus. Governor Phil Murphy said today he thinks the state is in the early days of turning the corner.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced that he has secured $20 million for dredging projects in New Jersey. Van Drew announced today that $7 million will be spent to dredge the Salem River, and over a half million dollars will be used on the Cold Spring Inlet.
State Senator Mike Testa is crucifying Rutgers University over saddling taxpayers with a $73 million deficit created by athletics. Testa says that taxpayers are now asking to fund Rutgers’ costly and highly publicized financial woes. Testa notes that the increased spending happened during a time where state residents were suffering financially through the Covid pandemic.
A 35 year old inmate from Bayside State Prison escaped early Thursday morning and was apprehended a short time later. NJ.com reports that Peter Rusch is serving a 17 year sentence for robbery and weapons possession, and he escaped the facility. Rusch was apprehended outside by corrections’ staff.
Cape May City Police are searching for a man accused of a shoplifting at the Acme Supermarket in the city. Police have released a photo of the man walking inside the store. If you have any information about the suspect, contact Cape May Police Detective Shustack. Photo provided by Cape May City Police Department/social media.
The Garden State Parkway in Brick has been reopened to traffic in both directions after being closed for several hours on Wednesday. A large fire close to the Parkway forced New Jersey State Police to close the Parkway in both directions during the evening rush hour. Both lanes were reopened Thursday, around 7am.
The 200 block of Lincoln Avenue in Wildwood was closed overnight for an unusual reason: The old Shamrock building sat in the street. An attempt to move the building ran out of daylight, according to city police, and the building is supposed to be move off the street today. Barricades were placed last night in…
There will be some light snowfall in Cape May County later today. Forecasters believe that an inch or less of snow will fall today, with a slight chance for an inch or two in the greater Cape May area. The storm forecast for early Saturday morning has been downgraded to a minor snow event, as…