Ben Simmons is now a member of the Brooklyn Nets. ESPN was among the first to report that Simmons was dealt by the Philadelphia 76ers to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden. The deal may also include Seth Curry and Andre Drummond, along with two first round draft picks.
The Wildwood Warriors’ girls basketball team is seeded second in the upcoming Tri County Conference tournament. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that Wildwood is seeded only behind Timber Creek. Wildwood earns a first round bye; the tournament begins next Wednesday.
A project that would result in the County’s repaving of a portion of Lafayette Street in Cape May has been delayed. The Cape May Star and Wave reports this week that the project has been pushed until 2025. The local school board is reportedly very disappointed in the delay initiated by the County.
Wednesday night was a night to honor longtime West Cape May fire chief Charles McPherson. During the West Cape May Commission meeting, McPherson was honored for nearly a half century of public service. He served as fire chief for nearly three decades. Photo courtesy of Cape May Police Department social media.
New Jersey’s free breakfast and lunch program for low income students may be expanded. NJ Advance Media reports that Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is in support of the measure. He notes that 1.2 million New Jersey residents struggle to afford food for their families.