Gas prices are going through the roof in Cape May County. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that gas prices have increased by an average of seven cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.03. We are only a penny above the state’s average.
Wildwood Crest officials meet on Wednesday and are expected to address issues involving cannabis and alcohol on public property. There is an ordinance on the agenda that prohibits the smoking and consumption of cannabis products on public property in the community. Another ordinance will eliminate smoking in publicly designated areas.
It’s race weekend at Dover International Speedway and that typically means reservations on the Cape May Lewes ferry can be hard to come by. The Speedway announced on Monday that its grandstands are sold out for the top series race on Sunday. If you plan on taking the ferry this weekend, be advised you may…
Municipal elections are being held in two communities on Tuesday. Both Avalon and Sea Isle City will be holding municipal elections from 6:00am until 8:00pm. The polling location in Avalon has been moved to the elementary school gym because the traditional polling location is currently used as a Covid-19 vaccination clinic by the County.
Wildwood Police have charged a local, unemployed man with a stabbing and attempted murder that took place last Thursday. City police announced that Dimael Lassalle-Sanchez has been charged in connection with the stabbing of another individual near Montgomery and Pacific avenues in the city. The weapon allegedly used in the stabbing was discarded into a…
Vineland Police have released a photo of a man who left a city Home Depot store and left without paying for the items. Police say the man is known for shoplifting at Home Depots in our region. This latest shoplifting took place on Friday.
There were only four new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County on Sunday. County officials say the rate of transmission is below .8, which means the spread of the virus is drastically slowing. Walk ins are accepted at the County’s vaccination clinic at Avalon Community Hall starting at 11:00am Monday.
Nearly half of New Jersey’s 6.9 million adults have been vaccinated against Covid-19. State officials over the weekend announced that hospitalizations from the virus are at their lowest point of the entire year. Just over 1,000 cases of the virus were reported on Saturday; hospitalizations are down too.
A tornado over the bay occurred Saturday afternoon on the Barnegat Bay. Local authorities say the waterspout touched down off Seaside Heights. A special marine warning was issued to mariners during the waterspout event.
Bay Avenue in Ocean City will be under construction this week. City officials announced that milling and paving operations will take place from 31st Street and run northward to 8th Street. Detours will be in place fore the balance of the week.