The Avalon Borough Council meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to approve a new budget that includes no tax increase. The new spending plan will also pay cash for some capital improvement projects, and results in all long term general obligation debt being eliminated by the Borough.
A prominent New Jersey State Senator says the State should repeal its law that requires public employees to live in the Garden State. Senator Tom Kean Jr. says the old law is antiquated and should be repealed. Kean’s comments came after a court ruled that a New Jersey can keep her job even though she…
The historic Clementon Amusement Park was sold at auction for just over $2 million. The 114 year old park was purchased by a buyer who intends to open the amusement park again in the future. The winning bid also includes a liquor license.
Two people lost their lives on the southbound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge Tuesday afternoon. Officials say three people were in a disabled vehicle that was rear ended by a tractor trailer. There is a third reported injury.
Cape May County has another death attributable to coronavirus. A 73 year old woman from Upper Township is the latest victim. The County has 35 new positive cases in the past 24 hours.
A quarterback from South Jersey who took the Baltimore Ravens to an NFL championship is now a Philadelphia Eagle. The Eagles have signed Joe Flacco to a one year contract. Flacco grew up in South Jersey, went to the University of Delaware, and has a home in Avalon.
The Wildwood City Commission meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to formally introduce the city’s 2021 budget. The agenda for the meeting notes that the budget is expected to be adopted at the end of April. The meeting starts at 5:00pm.
North Wildwood will be permitting dogs on the beach this summer when lifeguards are off duty. The Cape May County Herald reports that the dogs will be allowed on the beach around the guarded times of 9:30am until 5:30pm in the summer. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
New Jersey reported 61 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday. State officials also report over 3,400 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours. The seven day average of cases is up over 11 percent.
There is the possibility that the Hamilton Mall in Atlantic City may lose electrical service on April 7th. The Press of Atlantic City reports online today that the mall has not paid its electrical bill, and notices have been placed on the building that require the bill to be paid, or the the building loses…