The Middle Township School District confirmed that students will be in class next Monday. Superintendent Dr. David Salvo announced that students will be asked to follow certain guidelines for in-person instruction, including wearing a well fitted mask, and a requirement for students who feel sick to say home. Remote instruction will continue to those who…
The Boardwalk Basketball Classic enters its final day on Friday. Tournament organizers have made 44 schedule changes over the past ten days to get games together due to Covid-19. This morning, Wildwood takes on Oakcrest and Paul VI battles Wildwood Catholic in boys action.
Toll increases are coming Saturday on the Garden State Parkway, Atlantic City Expressway, and New Jersey Turnpike. Tolls will be increasing by three percent on all toll roads in 2022. Tolls on the Parkway will go up to $1.96 if you have EZ Pass; two dollars per toll if you do not.
New Jersey’s minimum wage will increase by one dollar on Saturday to $13 an hour. This is all part of two year old legislation enacted by the State calling for a one dollar increase in the minimum wage each year through 2024. Small businesses and seasonal employers must pay $15 an hour in four years.
New Jersey’s record surge in coronavirus cases continues. State officials reported another 27,975 cases of the virus on Thursday, which shattered the State’s all time one day record. There were also another 34 confirmed deaths. Earlier this week, the United States reported nearly a half million new Covid-19 cases in one day.
Cape May County will resume weekly vaccination and booster shot clinics inside Avalon’s Community Hall. County officials announced the clinics will be held Wednesday afternoons starting at 2pm. Some additional mobile clinics have also been scheduled by the County.
Cape May County reported 147 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours. Upper, Lower, and Middle townships all have well over 100 cases, as does Ocean City. Only Cape May Point has zero cases of the virus.
The Lower Cape May Regional boys basketball team won a consolation game Thursday in the annual Boardwalk Basketball Classic. Lower Cape May knocked off Freire Charter High School from Pennsylvania, 60-27. Girls action is limited today, with Wildwood’s girls team taking on Holy Spirit. There are two other girls’ games on the schedule.
New Jersey has reported a staggering 20,483 new coronavirus cases in one day, shattering the state’s all time record. The state also announced 50 additional deaths. This broke the previous record by nearly 4,000 new cases. Hospitalizations continue to increase statewide.
Former Middle Township mayor Mike Voll is expected to be reappointed to his position as City Manager in Cape May. The Cape May City Council will meet in a special session Thursday and a resolution to reappoint Voll as manager is on the agenda. The meeting will be held virtually.