The Cumberland County Jail is dealing with a breakout of coronavirus. The Daily Journal reports today that 14 inmates and seven staff members at the facility have come down with Covid-19. Several individuals remain in isolation, according to the report.
One of the eastbound lanes of Route 30 in Atlantic City will be closed Wednesday morning for a police investigation. Police in Atlantic City say there will be heavy delays for several hours on that roadway, starting around 9:00am. Motorists are advised to use the Atlantic City Expressway to enter Atlantic City.
Harry’s Oyster Bar in Atlantic City is closing for good by the end of the month. The restaurant announced on social media that the lease has run out for the restaurant, and the operators will close it. Harry’s is located at Bally’s, Atlantic City. The closing was reported by NJ.com. Graphic courtesy of Harry’s Oyster…
New Jersey has reported another 22 deaths from coronavirus. New figures released late on Tuesday show over 1,700 new cases of the virus in the Garden State. More than 5.7 million residents have been vaccinated.
A federal judge has decided that New Jersey’s mask mandate for school students is legal and will stay in place. Opponents said the mask mandate was unnecessary. Federal Judge Kevin McNulty ruled in favor of the State.
Councilman Keith Hartzell will run for the mayor’s spot in Ocean City next spring. Hartzell announced that he will formally challenge Mayor Jay Gillian for the city’s top elected position. Hartzell says there are several big issues in the city including flooding and a new public safety building that could cost over $40 million.
30 people from New Jersey have lost their lives from Hurricane Ida in the Garden State. Governor Murphy updated the death toll during a coronavirus briefing on Monday. New Jersey has lost more than twice as many lives as those lost in Louisiana where the storm made landfall.
Wildwood Police are mourning the death of former longtime Patrolman Kerry Higgs. Higgs served the Wildwood Police Department for nearly three decades before retiring 18 years ago. He also previously served as a corrections officer.
Wildwood police have recovered a handgun following a home invasion robbery Friday afternoon along Andrews Avenue in the city. Police say 20 year old Charles T. Ledbetter of Salem was detained as part of the investigation and he had a handgun in his possession. Ledbetter was charged with multiple counts, including robbery, burglary, and weapons…
A 46 year old man from Galloway Township was killed during a motorcycle accident on the Black Horse Pike. Joseph Seif III was riding a Harley when he crashed near Elmwood Avenue in Cardiff Saturday afternoon. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.