New Jersey reported 4,686 new cases of coronavirus o n Sunday. There are 26 new confirmed deaths. New Jersey has surpassed over 18,300 confirmed deaths during the pandemic.
Swearings in ceremonies will be held at Wednesday’s Council meeting in Lower Township for two new police sergeants. William Barcas and Anthony Greto will take their oaths of office. Council will also take action on an ordinance that will help facilitate additional volunteers for the Township fire companies.
Wildwood Crest employees donated a check worth $2,147 to the local “Love of Linda” organization. The employees held a “Pink Out” fundraiser that raised money for the group that assists families who are dealing with the effects of cancer. The effort was spearheaded by Nick Holland, and resulted in a popular t-shirt drive.
A 93 year old woman from Middle Township is the latest fatality locally from coronavirus. The County announced 64 new positive cases of the virus on Saturday. Over 5,200 people have contracted the virus locally. Middle Township continues to lead with 144 active cases.
New Jersey State Police are seeking the public’s help with a motor vehicle crash investigation involving a fatality on the Garden State Parkway. The driver of a dump truck was killed on January 6th in Egg Harbor Township when the truck travelled off the left side of the roadway, hit a guardrail, and overturned. Anyone…
New Jersey will be closing all of its state offices on Wednesday as a precaution. Wednesday is presidential inauguration day, and employees will be asked to work remotely on Wednesday. Governor Phil Murphy says the move is necessary due to “tension” in the United States.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is lashing out at the federal government, demanding more vaccines for the Garden State. Murphy over the weekend stated that governors were given assurances that additional vaccines would be coming, and he wants answers why a promised stockpile of vaccines does not exist.
Cape May County is awaiting for a greater supply of vaccines from the state, and when received, the county will be ready to go with an expanded Covid-19 vaccination program. County Commissioner Len Desiderio says the effort has been “challenging” as the County awaits more doses from the State.
There is one additional death and 771new cases of coronavirus to report in Cape May County. County officials reported Thursday that a 77 year old man from Lower Township has succumbed to the virus.
Two local high school football players have won Mini Maxwell Awards for football performance, academics, and community service. Coast Sports Today’s Brian Cunniff reports that the winners locally were Jake Inserra of Ocean City, and Greg Mitchell of Wildwood.