Middle Township has made it official and has cancelled its annual Harvest Festival event. Public health and financial concerns are the reasons why the festival is being cancelled this year. Mayor Tim Donahue says the community will work on some alternative special plans for the fall.
Michael Majane has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Lower Township Police Department. A ceremony was held on Wednesday for the promotion. Majane started his career full time with the Department 19 years ago.
New Jersey is reporting five additional deaths from coronavirus. New figures released by the state also show over 500 new cases. However, the rate of transmission began its downward descent to the magic number of one. Governor Murphy provided the updates on his social media page Thursday afternoon.
Funeral services will be held Saturday in Cape May Court House for 70 year old Rusty Miller of Swainton. Miller served the Cape May County Technical School as its administrator for 27 years. He passed away peacefully at his home on Monday.
Avalon’s Borough Council is expected to award a contract at its next meeting that will result in work being done on three streets in the Borough. Business Administrator Scott Wahl reported Wednesday that one of the streets is the recipient of a state grant. Very competitive bids were received by the Borough which results in…
There will be no homestead property tax breaks for New Jersey residents this year. State officials announced Wednesday that the credits will not be applied to the November 1st tax bills. There’s a chance that two installments of the credit will take place in 2021.
Governor Phil Murphy has touted his new “baby bond” proposal. Murphy reaffirmed his support Wednesday for a plan that would give every infant born in New Jersey $1,000 in bonds if they meet certain financial criteria. Murphy says this plan will close the gap on incomes around the state.
Cape May County will be offering drive-through flu shots by appointment only this year. The County announced it will be offering clinics twice in October, and family flu clinics will be provided on three separate occasions. Consent forms and masks will be required.
The Middle Township Committee will attempt to calm some of the traffic near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Whitesboro. The Committee meets today and is expected to vote on several measures, including the establishment of a four-way stop. Solar powered digital speed monitors may also be added. Photo provided by Middle Township.
A new state report shows that violence and turmoil in the Pagans Motorcycle club has extended to our region. The club is responsible for trying to shake down a business owner in Wildwood for some alleged “protection” the club would provide the owner. In another case, a landlord was beaten up after he tried to…