There has been a huge one-day increase in the coronavirus numbers on Thursday. State officials say 1,301 new cases were reported with about one third of all those new cases being in Monmouth and Ocean counties. There were 11 new deaths reported, with seven of them occurring in the past week. This is the highest…
About 800 new jobs are coming to South Jersey courtesy of Amazon’s intentions to construct a fulfillment center in Salem County. NJ Advance Media reports today that the center will open during the latter part of 2021. The center will be over one million square feet.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew will square off against democratic challenger Amy Kennedy in their only scheduled debate Thursday evening. Both candidates will participate in a debate sponsored by Stockton University. The debate will be televised on NJTV news and there will be no live audience.
Cape May County reported 16 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. Multiple new cases were reported in Lower, Middle, and Upper townships, along with Ocean City and Woodbine. No additional non-resident cases were reported on Wednesday.
New Jersey has added four new deaths from coronavirus. Wednesday also showed 514 new cases of the virus in the Garden State. Monmouth County had 66 new positive cases.
The five candidates seeking two seats on the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders will debate on October 14th. The Cape May County League of Women Voters is holding the event at the Congress Hall Ballroom. It will largely be a virtual event due to Covid-19 restrictions.
60 year old Mark A. Johnson of Mays Landing has received prison time for taking $150,000 from a tribal casino in North Dakota and never delivering the goods that were promised. Johnson will serve over three years for ripping off Dakota Nations Gaming Enterprise. He also must make restitution.
The Chief and Captain of the Avalon Police Department have both completed intensive command and leadership training offered through the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. Captain John Roscoe completed the training this year tops in his class; Chief Jeffrey Christopher completed the training last year. The Avalon Police Department has received three…
A veteran police officer with the Deptford Township Police Department has been charged with assault stemming from an incident in North Wildwood’s Exit 6 bar. NJ.com reports that Lt. David P. Grogan allegedly jumped a fence and thew the victim to the ground. The victim suffered a minor cut to the hand. Grogan is expected…
Former Wildwood Crest mayor and Ocean City councilman Frank McCall has died at the age of 73. McCall passed away on Sunday at his home in Ocean City. McCall also previously served Cape May County as its emergency management director. Services were private.