STATE TO REQUIRE MASKS FOR EVERY STUDENT INSIDE ANY SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY

All students in New Jersey will have to wear masks inside school buildings.  Governor Murphy announced Monday that the mask policy is now not an option, and only in a few instances will students not have to wear masks inside school buildings.  Some are criticizing the state for allowing students back inside buildings in a …

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BREAKING NEWS: MURPHY CRACKS DOWN, REDUCES INDOOR GATHERINGS

Governor Murphy has changed the rules on indoor gatherings.  Murphy announced Monday afternoon that the maximum crowds at indoor gatherings has been dropped from 100, to just 25, or 25 percent maximum capacity, whichever number is lower.  Murphy cites the state’s rate of transmission of coronavirus continuing to climb, and he cites indoor gatherings, especially …

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TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY

A tropical storm is coming to Cape May County.  The National Weather Service this morning issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cape as Isaias continues to move up the eastern seaboard.  Wind gusts approaching 75mph are possible during this storm event, and one to three inches of rain are likely, with locally higher amounts.  …

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TROPICAL STORM WATCH, FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY

Tuesday, the weather will be really bad in Cape May County.  The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch and a Flash Flood Watch, both in effect Monday night through Tuesday evening.  Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to provide direct impacts to the shore, including strong winds, heavy rain, rough surf, and rip …

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COAST GUARD SETS MODIFIED PORT CONDITION X-RAY FOR DELAWARE BAY

The United States Coast Guard has set a modified port condition of X-Ray for the Port of Delaware Bay as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches.  Heavy rains, gale force winds, increased seas and surf are all likely according to the Coast Guard.  Vessels must have effective mooring and anchorage arrangements for anticipated high winds, and cargo …

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STATE COVID UPDATE: RATE OF TRANSMISSION CONTINUES TO CLIMB

The rate of transmission of coronavirus in New Jersey continues to trend in the wrong direction.  On Sunday, the state announced that the rate had climbed to 1.49, which means for every person who gets sick, one and a half people get it from them, on average.  There were six new deaths and 331 new …

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TUESDAY AFTERNOON: ISAIAS CHECKS IN TO CAPE MAY COUNTY

The National Hurricane Center predicts Hurricane Isaias will be a tropical storm next Tuesday, and it will be right on top of us.  The Friday 5pm briefing puts Isaias right over the southern Jersey Cape during the afternoon hours.  The track of the storm has shifted west; however, it will likely not be a hurricane …

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