Cape May County is getting $3.3 million in transportation funding to help rebuild infrastructure. State officials announced that $161 million was being doled out throughout New Jersey. County aid funds are based on population and road mileage, and can be used for roads and bridges.
Cape May County’s coronavirus cases are on the sharp incline. There are now 161 resident cases in the County, with every community having at least one case. There were 28 cases in Middle Township, the highest in the County. There are only six non resident active cases.
Perhaps the only bad news for the tourism summer of 2021 is that it is very unlikely the County will recapture the Canadian tourism business this year. The closure of the United States-Canada border has been extended until August 21st which is well past the traditional Canadian visitation in our area. County Commissioner Gerald Thornton…
Local beach communities in our region are being hit with a rash of vehicle thefts this month. At times, the vehicles are located more than an hour away after being driven by the criminals. Stone Harbor Police reported a vehicle theft on social media Wednesday; the vehicle was recovered, and the investigation is ongoing.
The four senior centers operated by Cape May County have been reopened following the Covid-19 pandemic. County officials say the centers are open with a full slate of activities. They are located in Ocean City, Villas, Upper Township, and North Wildwood.
One person was reportedly killed in the accident that caused severe congestion on the Garden State Parkway in Cape May County this morning. 6ABC.com reports that the accident occurred after 8:00am near the toll plaza in Dennis Township, and traffic was stopped in both directions. A cleanup and investigation caused a shutdown of the northbound…
A serious motor vehicle accident is reported on the Garden State Parkway in Cape May County. Motorists have been jammed up nouthbound and southbound in the teens and 20s mile markers. A helicopter has been called to the scene, there may be traffic delays Thursday morning.
Coronavirus continues to wane in Cape May County. The latest figures from the Health Department show that ten of the 16 communities have one or zero cases of the virus. Lower Township has 20 of the County’s 48 total cases. That is the only community in double figures in the number of coronavirus cases.
32,000 rabies baits are being dropped in mainland areas of Cape May County by the Health Department. County officials announced that the baits will be distributed either via helicopter, or by hand in some raccoon habitats, including storm drains. The vaccine is not harmful to pets or animals.
A 38 year old man who was an inmate at the Cape May County Jail died at the facility two weeks ago. The Cape May County Herald reports that Andrew Harris was found unresponsive in his cell on June 13th and was pronounced dead one hour later at a local hospital. Harris had reportedly received…