Kevin Lewis is the new police chief of Lower Township. Lewis was sworn into his new position this week following the retirement of former chief Bill Priole. Lewis retired from the New Jersey National Guard last year and is a 16 year veteran of the Department. Photo courtesy Lower Township social media page.
The Cape May County Zoo continues to be closed on Wednesday due to icy conditions in the facility. All branches of the County library system, including the main branch, are open today. Fare free transportation has resumed its normal operating schedule.
Wildwood Crest has returned Don Cabrera to the position of Mayor. The Crest Commission reorganized on Tuesday and unanimously appointed Cabrera as the Mayor. Joe Franco and Joe Schiff have joined the Borough Commission.
Forecasters are calling for the potential for freezing rain early Wednesday morning in Cape May County. It may be cold enough to put a thin layer of ice on local roadways and bridges Wednesday between the hours of 5am-9am. Exercise caution while driving.
Local fire companies responded to a call of a car fire near the entrance to the Belleplain State Forest early Wednesday morning. Fire crews arrived and found the car parked along side the roadway with the occupants safely outside the vehicle. Woodbine Avenue was closed for about an hour following the car fire. Photo courtesy…
New Jersey’s worsening Covid-19 numbers show an additional 79 deaths over the past 24 hours. The State also reported 25,277 new cases of the virus. There are now more than 5,000 people hospitalized with the virus, the highest number since the early stages of the pandemic.
The winter storm has forced the cancellation of in-person classes at Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton University. Stockton is operating virtually on Tuesday. Atlantic Cape announced that all three campuses are closed Tuesday and expect to operate as usual on Wednesday.
Stone Harbor will officially hold its reorganization meeting today. Two individuals will be sworn in to Council, Bernadette Parzych and Frank Dallahan. Nominations will be accepted for president of Council and various appointments will be made.
Cape May County’s Covid-19 numbers continue to grow. 206 new cases of the virus were added over the past 24 hours, and the County is nearing 2,000 overall active cases. Middle Township leads the way with 517 active cases. All communities have at least double digit case loads except Cape May Point and West Wildwood.
Right after we are dug out and we’ll have some snow melt, more snow may arrive before the weekend. Accu Weather is tracking a storm that is expected to deliver a big snow blow west of our region. This second storm may bring us a little snow Friday morning. As of now, this storm is…