More than 60 Atlantic City firefighters were exposed to coronavirus, and the union is not happy. Various media reports over the weekend say the union has filed a complaint against the city for not having proper procedures to prevent the exposure. Six firefighters tested positive for Covid-19 according to NJ.com.
Ocean City is planning for a new public safety building. Mayor Jay Gillian says the current building holding the police department is a century old. A public town meeting will be held this fall to discuss plans for the new building.
A 73 year old Sea Isle City man has died from coronavirus. County officials released new Covid-19 figures on Saturday and report two new positive cases. Seven of the 16 communities in Cape May County have one, or zero, cases of the virus in residents.
New Jersey’s Public Health Emergency, and State of Emergency, will continue for up to another 30 days. Governor Murphy announced Friday that he is extending both and pointed out that if he does not extend the public health emergency, it expires.
New Jersey has paid out over $15 billion in unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Murphy announced Friday that claims have experienced an uptick over the past week. The state has paid about one third of all of the claim money.
New Jersey reported 612 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. Governor Phil Murphy also announced the rate of transmission has held steady at 1.15 percent, and seven new deaths. There are slightly more than 400 people hospitalized in New Jersey with the virus.
A new measure drafted by State Senator Michael Testa would allow hair salons and barbers to have mobile facilities to bring their talents to a home or business. Under the bill, licensees would have the option of taking their businesses on the road in mobile facilities. Testa says this would follow the success of food…
Cape May County is moving forward with plans to replace the bascule span on the 96th Street Bridge between Stone Harbor and Middle Township. The replacement of the bascule has been identified as the most pressing need in the County’s bridge system. The bridge was constructed 90 years ago.
36 year old Robert Hart of Pleasantville was arrested and charged after Atlantic City Police found him in a vehicle with his child, and 500 bags of heroin. Police say they witnessed Hart conducting a drug transaction in his car with his child inside on Crossan Avenue. Hart’s license was suspended at the time of…
26 year old Jacob Pierri of Goshen was killed Thursday morning during a motor vehicle accident on Golf Club Road in Middle Township. Township Police say Pierri was driving a 2017 Jeep Renegade that veered off the roadway and crashed in a heavily wooded area. The accident occurred shortly before 10:30am.