Cape May County will again host its annual Tourism Conference on May 25th. The Conference will be held at the administration building at Crest Haven at 10:00am. A legislative update from local lawmakers will be provided.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that Cape May County and eight others in the Garden State are now at high transmission rates for coronavirus. Atlantic, Camden, Gloucester, and Ocean are also at high risk, but not Cumberland or Salem. New Jersey has over 700 people hospitalized with the virus.
The annual rabies baiting program is underway in Cape May County. The Department of Health and Mosquito Commission will distribute 32,000 baits through the mainland communities of the County. They will be distributed by helicopter, and by land.
Cape May County now has over 300 coronavirus cases, with 55 new cases added over the past 24 hours. Lower Township has 90 of the cases, while Middle Township has 61 new cases. Only Cape May Point is Covid-free.
The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce has announced the production of a new county-wide street map that includes bike paths and various points of interest. Chamber officials maintain that street maps are still one of the most requested items by visitors to this area. Supplies are available by contacting the Chamber directly.
This weekend is a big yard sale weekend at the Jersey Shore as several communities are holding town-wide events. Yard sales are planned in Avalon, Wildwood Crest, and Sea Isle City, but heavy rain is possible Saturday morning. Some communities, including Avalon, are holding other events like plant sales, paper shredding days, and the like.
The plastic bag ban in New Jersey is underway. The nation’s toughest plastics law is now in effect in the Garden State. Local supermarkets have removed their single use plastic bags from their stores; they are also prohibited from offering paper bags, so you better bring your own. Styrofoam containers and products are also banned…
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is calling the leak inside the Supreme Court “inexcusable”. Van Drew issued a statement Tuesday saying the leak on the potential reversal of Roe v. Wade undermines the principles of our nation. Van Drew is calling for complete accountability for the individual who released the document.
A new boathouse in Ocean City bears the name of Cape May County Commissioner Marie Hayes. A boathouse that is used by the Ocean City High School rowing team and others was named after Hayes after her work secured the location near the 34th Street Bridge. Hayes says she was overwhelmed by the love and…
Former Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor has passed away at the age of 74. Taylor died Thursday after an exemplary legal career. Taylor served as County Prosecutor from 2004 through 2017. A funeral mass will be held Friday.