Cape May County reported 15 additional residential cases of coronavirus on Thursday. Lower, Middle, and Upper townships, along with Ocean City, all have over 20 cases apiece. There were no additional cases reported in long term care facilities.
If you believe election polls, presidential candidate Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker will easily carry New Jersey. A new Rutgers Eagleton poll gives both democratic candidates 30-point leads over republican rivals in next week’s election. New Jersey has typically gone to democratic candidates in recent presidential elections.
Coronavirus has directly impacted the Cumberland County Correctional Facility. Reports say that one inmate and four corrections officers have all tested positive for Covid-19 this week. The Daily Journal reports that 84 inmates were quarantined.
An an attempt by State Senator Michael Testa to limit some of the executive orders from Governor Phil Murphy was blocked by legislative democrats Thursday. Testa made a motion to limit some of these orders to 14 days which was blocked by Senate democrats. Testa has been a vocal critic of Murphy’s executive orders during…
There have been 28 confirmed outbreaks of coronavirus in New Jersey schools since August, and three of them have taken place in Cape May County. New data was released by state health officials on Thursday. Those three outbreaks have resulted in ten confirmed cases. Graphic courtesy of State of New Jersey.
New Jersey has reported 1,477 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. Governor Murphy made the revelation during his daily briefing on new cases. Essex County reported 241 new cases of the virus, leading the state.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for our region as remnants of a former hurricane impact our region throughout the day. Two inches of rain is likely over southern New Jersey, including shore communities. No tidal flooding is expected.
Gasoline prices in Cape May County are 14 cents higher than the average across New Jersey. Our gas prices are now $2.35 per gallon, which is also 21 cents per gallon higher than the national average. The Cape had the highest prices of any region represented by Mid Atlantic AAA.
If you planned on going to the Motor Vehicle Commission next Tuesday, don’t bother, the offices will be closed. The Commission announced today that all offices will be closed on Tuesday, which is election day. All licensing and vehicle centers will be closed, along with road testing sites.
The owner of Sal’s Ristorante and Pizzeria in Wildwood Crest has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for lying on his tax returns for the past five years. NJ.com reports that Guiseppe D’Arancio under reported the earnings at the business by over $1.2 million for which he avoided paying over $400,000 in taxes. He…