The Saint Mary by the Sea retreat house in Cape May Point will be come a nature center. Owners say the Cape May Point Science Center, Inc. will purchase the site and keep it as a study house for the nature and environment.
Election day has arrived in the Garden State. The polls opened at 6am today as voters cast ballots for governor, and for all seats in the New Jersey Legislature. There are some hotly contested local races as well, including in Middle and Upper townships. Polls remain open until 8pm.
The Middle Township boys soccer team lost in a South Jersey Group 2 playoff game against Manchester Township Monday afternoon. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports Middle dropped the decision 5-4, on penalty kicks following a 4-4 draw.
Chris Bezaire has had enough, and has resigned from the Cape May City Council. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Bezaire resigned on Monday, and submitted his letter of resignation to the municipal clerk. The resignation is effective immediately.
A 36 year old woman from Mays Landing lost her life over the weekend during a motorcycle accident in Atlantic City. Police say Naisha Peterson was killed in the accident Friday night after she was thrown from the bike on North Delaware Avenue. Peterson was a passenger on the bike; the drive required hospitalization.
Over 200,000 people decided to vote early in New Jersey. Ballots have been cast in person by voters early this year, before the polls open on Tuesday. That number represents just over three percent of the total people eligible to vote tomorrow.
Cape May County has only 224 active resident cases of coronavirus. New figures released by the County show 11 of the County’s 16 municipalities having zero, or single digit, numbers of the virus in their communities. Lower Township continues to have the highest case total at 61.
Wildwood Crest has secured a $50,000 community forestry grant. The money will be used to fund a borough-wide street tree inventory as part of an effort from the Green Team. The Crest completed a partial inventory during the summer of 2018.
Ocean City will be seeing some street work, starting Tuesday. County officials announced that a portion of 34th Street between West Avenue and Asbury Avenue will be closed so a water company can perform improvements on wastewater lines. Detours will be in effect all week.
The Middle Township High School football team has a playoff berth. Middle Township will play at Haddonfield in a Central New Jersey Group 2 playoff game. The game is scheduled to be played Friday, November 5th, at Haddonfield. For continuing coverage, please see CoastSportsToday.com.