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…
A man who founded successful Italian restaurants in our region has passed away at the age of 82. Antontio Malusa passed away Saturday at his home. Malusa founded Nino’s Family Restaurants throughout our area, along with Tony’s Pizzeria. Funeral services will be held Thursday in Vineland.
Over 51,000 vaccinations have been provided to Cape May County residents. County officials say the total number includes both first and second doses of the coronavirus vaccine. There were 23 new positive cases of the virus reported Monday.
New Jersey has an additional 2,608 cases of coronavirus. State officials say the rate of transmission has increased to 1.09 which means the virus is spreading more than it did a week ago. There are another 28 deaths from the virus.
The Atlantic City Convention Center has administered over 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines since it opened. Governor Murphy announced Monday that over 3.5 million vaccines have been handed out to New Jersey residents.