West Cape May could be the latest community to ban single use plastic bags. The Borough Commission met last week and discussed a potential ban on plastic bags in the community. Avalon and Stone Harbor took the lead on the issue this year, and also banned plastic straws and Styrofoam packaging.
The Cape May City Police Department will be adding two new members this week. Colt Gibson and Thomas Moore will be introduced during Tuesday’s Council meeting. Council will also introduce an ordinance that will govern the removal and preservation of trees.
Cape May City Police are warning of significant traffic delays near the Emlen Physick Estate on Washington Street on Saturday. The estate is holding a Harvest Fest, and significant traffic is expected to be in the area. Police are urging motorists to use caution and patience in that area on Saturday.
A knock out opioid abuse town hall is being held in Cape May on October 2nd. Officials say the event is a multi-agency partnership and we will be held at the Cape May Convention Center starting at 9:00am. The Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey will be part of the event.
Cape May City Police have released photographs of suspects who are wanted for shoplifting in the city. Police have released photographs of the suspects on social media. If you recognize any of the individuals, you are asked to contact Cape May Police.
Cape May will be the latest community to consider a prohibition on plastic bags and various packaging. Council meets Tuesday afternoon and will consider new regulations for the resort. In Cape May County, both Avalon and Stone Harbor have taken steps to prohibit plastic bags, plastic straws, and Styrofoam containers.
Cape May City Police are warning motorists about major traffic delays on Elmira Street in the coming days. Atlantic City Electric will be performing work at a substation on the street which will result in the street being closed heading into Cape May from Park Boulevard.
Zachary Palombo is the new principal of the Cape May City Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the appointment of Palombo to the position last week. He leaves Lower Cape May Regional where he served as assistant principal.
This is no fish story…Len Andalis of Philadelphia reeled in a New Jersey-record 90.6 pound Cobia fish near Cape May last Friday. It took Andalis 90 minutes to reel in the fish, which is more native to southern waters. It beat the state record by three pounds.
A Victorian-era home suffered damage during a fire Monday afternoon at 924 Washington Street in Cape May. Fire officials say the blaze was at the rear of the home on the third floor. Efforts wee made by several fire departments to prevent the blaze from spreading. There were no injuries.