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…
The Murphy Administration has approved a new law that prohibits the use of styrofoam packing peanuts in the Garden State. NJ.com reports that the new law comes after sweeping new legislation that prohibits single use plastic bags by May of this year.
New Jersey has reported 600 deaths from coronavirus of people who have been vaccinated, and boosted. Governor Murphy held a briefing on the pandemic, and announced that there have been over 360,000 breakthrough cases of the virus. 145 new confirmed deaths were reported Wednesday. Graphic courtesy of Governor Phil Murphy social media.
Middle Township Department of Recreation Program Coordinator Kyle Morinelli has been named Middle Township’s Employee of the Year. Morinelli’s work last year included the expansion of youth sports programs and the establishment of live streaming so parents could watch their children participate in youth sports. Photograph provided by Middle Township