Cape May County added 39 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, with one third of them being in Lower Township. Lower Township now has 60 community cases of the virus, and Middle Township has 48. New cases were added in nine of the County’s 16 municipalities. There are 12 non resident active cases.
61 year old Lacey H. Jones Jr. of Bridgeton lost his life Tuesday afternoon when a car he was riding in was struck by another vehicle in Vineland. Police say a tractor trailer collided with the car. No charges have been filed, but police are still investigating.
There were 3,078 new cases of coronavirus reported by the State on Wednesday. 15 additional deaths were reported, and hospitalizations are on the way up. Over 16,000 state residents have died from this virus.
Crest Memorial School is going to an all-virtual learning platform until November 20th. The all-virtual platform started on Monday. Superintendent David Del Conte, Jr. announced in a letter that three more students tested positive for Covid-19 last week. The school is planning to re-open to students on Monday, November 23rd.
There is the potential for two to three inches of rain at the Jersey Shore late this afternoon into the evening. Remnants of a tropical system will move in to our area this afternoon, starting as showers and possibly including a thunderstorm before more rain moves in tonight. The rain is expected to end early…
Veterans Day is today, and services are planned either in person or virtually in Cape May County. Towns including Avalon and Sea Isle City will be honoring veterans today, along with the County of Cape May. Wawa is offering a free coffee to veterans, active military, and their families; Dunkin’ is offering a free donut,…
Atlantic City Police say one man was shot Monday afternoon near Indiana and Baltic avenues. Police say a concerned citizen drove the shooting victim to a local hospital for life threatening injuries. Police have announced no arrests and are seeking the public’s help with solving this crime.
The Mainland football team is done playing for the season. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Mainland’s remaining games have been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. Mainland had games coming up against Atlantic City and Oakcrest; both have been cancelled.
Cape May County reported 30 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. Eight of the cases were in Lower Township, with seven in Middle Township. There are 12 non-resident active cases in the County.
The Cape May County Department of Health announced additional opportunities to get tested for coronavirus. County officials announced Tuesday that there will be an expansion of testing throughout the County. Testing will be conducted via appointment. The number to call to schedule an appointment is (609) 463-6581.