Cape May County is furthering its economic development program. County Commissioners announced Thursday that the program will focus on business support, new business development, and entrepreneurial development. Consultation will be provided to businesses who have experienced impacts from Covid-19.
The Trump Plaza in Atlantic City will be imploded on the morning of February 17th. Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small says the date was pushed back due to a new concrete foundation that was only recently discovered. Work continues on the vacant casino to prep it for the big explosion.
There were six third-place winning Powerball tickets sold for last night’s drawing, and one of them was sold at a Shop Rite store in Somers Point. New Jersey lottery officials say each of the tickets is worth $50,000. There was one winning ticket for the $731 million jackpot, sold in Maryland.
Former democratic turned republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew calls Joe Biden the “duly elected” President of the United States. Van Drew attended the presidential inauguration Wednesday in Washington, DC. Van Drew says work must begin to fight for a strong America, and a strong South Jersey. Photo courtesy of Jeff Van Drew social media page.
The Cape May County Department of Health announced that another vaccination location will be opened once the County actually receives more doses. Our county has received about 1,000 doses per week to date. County Commissioner Jeffrey Pierson says the number of doses is just not enough. Currently, Avalon Community Hall is being used at the…
Cape May County added 64 new positive cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. County officials announced that Lower, Middle and Upper townships added double digit new cases. Only West Wildwood has zero cases of the virus.
There are new reports of oil washing up on some Delaware beaches. The United States Coast Guard reports that oil came up on the beaches of Towers Beach on Wednesday. The Coast Guard is helping with the cleanup; so far, there are no reports of oil on New Jersey beaches.
New Jersey has 122 new deaths from coronavirus. State officials announced the latest statistics on social media Wednesday. There were 4,582 cases of the virus reported on Wednesday. New Jersey has over 18,500 confirmed deaths from the virus.
Middle Township Police have charged two juveniles with breaking into vehicles in a Rio Grande neighborhood. Police announced Wednesday that the juveniles were arrested earlier this week after allegedly burglarizing vehicles on Secluded Lane. Police say there have been 13 reported vehicle burglaries in Shannon Oaks and Secluded Lane in recent weeks.
The public health emergency has been extended for an 11th time by Governor Phil Murphy. Murphy announced that he has extended the emergency to help the state deal with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Murphy says the state needs to stay on “proper footing”.