48 year old Ralph T. Strider III lost his life Wednesday morning when his car drove into two parked vehicles at a body repair shop in Galloway. Police say Strider was driving on the White Horse Pike when his vehicle left the roadway and collided with the parked cars. The accident remains under investigation.
Some relief for New Jersey drivers comes on October 1st. New Jersey will slice the gas tax rate by 8.3 cents on that date after a review of fuel consumption in the Garden State. By law, the State has to lower the gas tax if the tax generates enough money for various road projects.
The Wildwood Fire Department got an early wake up call Tuesday, responding to an early morning fire at the former Neil’s Steak House on East Schellenger Avenue in the city. Fire crews arrived and found a working fire at the location, which has been vacant. One woman who was homeless was inside the building and…
New Jersey reported 20 new coronavirus-related deaths over the past 24 hours. The State also announced 1,595 new cases of the virus. New Jersey has not reported more deaths in a single day since late May.
A 57 year old building contractor from Wildwood Crest has been charged with a theft-related offense after he took over $200,000 from three victims and never completed the construction work. John Ferry was charged and released on a summons; anyone who may have additional information about this alleged theft committed by Ferry should contact the…
A pair of lifeguards from Longport won the Bud Tarbotton Memorial Around the Island Row in the Wildwoods Tuesday morning. Sean Duffey and Mike McGrath won the rowing event; there were 18 teams involved in the competition. This was the 46th year for the event. Information and photo from Brian Cunniff/CoastSportsToday.com.
Cape May City officials will be holding a special meeting Wednesday to name the Reading Avenue beach after a lifeguard who lost his life this month from a work-related injury. The beach will be named after Norman Inferrara III. Inferrara died after his lifeboat was toppled by a large wave while he was attempting to…
Cape May County has 64 additional cases of coronavirus. County officials say there are now 537 active residential cases of the virus in the County; every community has at least one case. Lower and Middle townships combine for 245 of the County’s cases.
Refugees from Afghanistan will be arriving in New Jersey this week. Governor Murphy says Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will receive the refugees who had to flee their country after President Joe Biden caused a humanitarian crisis in that country. Murphy says it’s “hard to tell” how long the refugees will be in the Garden State.
Middle Township officials report progress in its road improvement program. Township Committeeman Ike Gandy says the Township will apply for more state grants for drainage and road improvements on Main Street in Whitesboro, west of Pennsylvania Avenue.