New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced today that he is closing down the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women after receiving a scathing report on sexual assaults and other abuses of inmates at the facility. NJ.com reports that Murphy believes this is the only responsible course of action to correct the problems. Murphy says the…
Work on the County’s Ingrams Thorofare Bridge will conclude no later than June 17th. County officials announced today that one lane of operation will be maintained weekdays until the bridge work is completed. This bridge is on Avalon Boulevard, in Middle Township.
The National Commander of the American Legion will be in Cape May County Wednesday. James W. Oxford will visit with American Legion Post #331 in Stone Harbor before coming to Wildwood for a visit with fellow Legion members. Oxford has been a member of the American Legion since 1986.
New Jersey reported only 180 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. More than 4.3 people in New Jersey have been fully vaccinated against the virus. New Jersey is shy of 900,000 confirmed cases of the virus. Most pandemic-related restrictions are now over.
The Lower Township Council meets Monday evening and has an ordinance for consideration that would designate cannabis retail and delivery licenses in the GB-1 and Industrial zoning districts. A second reading of the ordinance is scheduled for July 6th. Council may also set annual fees for licensing and registration for these types of businesses.
The Middle Township Committee will present a budget presentation during Monday’s meeting. The Committee will get the presentation from its Chief Financial Officer and auditor. A public hearing on the budget will follow. The Committee is also expected to authorize some property auctions.
Tuesday is primary election day in New Jersey, and a key republican battle has shaped up in Atlantic County. The republican nomination for State Senate is on the line with former Assemblyman Vince Polistina squaring off against former congressional candidate Seth Grossman. The victor will battle democrat Vince Mazzeo in November.
Atlantic City Police have charged a 17 year old male with being in possession of a weapon that was used in two other shooting investigations in the resort. Police say on May 5th, a car stolen from Vineland was driving around Atlantic City and police made a stop. Other juveniles were hit with lesser charges.
The Seaside Heights boardwalk will be smoke free this summer. Officials in the popular seashore resort have decided to make the boardwalk smoke free in order to prevent cannabis use on the boardwalk. Towns can not pick or choose areas where people can smoke, but not cannabis. It’s either everything gets smoked, or nothing, forcing…
A protest is possible outside of a retirement dinner today for the outgoing superintendent of Ocean City High School by students who are upset over alleged bullying and a lack of professional response from school administration. NJ.com reports that a protest is possible outside of the Flanders Hotel where an event is being held for…