There is a very good chance that many places in our region will be experiencing thunderstorms Thursday afternoon, into the evening. The National Weather Service has placed Cape May County under an elevated risk of heavy storms with drenching rains and strong winds. Marine interests should keep up to date on the forecast, every hour…
For the first time in 12 weeks, New Jersey has recorded over 1,000 new coronavirus cases in a 24 hour period. State officials say there are also three new deaths attributable to the virus. This is the first 1,000 case day since the second week of May.
A Wildwood High grad and Cape May County native is the newest commissioner on the Delaware River and Bay Authority. Heather Baldini was sworn in to her new role as a commissioner, and she will serve through 2025. Baldini was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate in late June for the position.
The United States Coast guard medevaced a diver 46 miles off the coast of Cape May on Wednesday. A 50 year old woman was unresponsive after returning from a dive from a dive vessel. A helicopter was dispatched to the area and took the woman to the closest decompression chamber at the University of Pennsylvania.
North Wildwood Police have charged two juveniles in connection with an assault that injured two others on July 4th. Police say two males from Philadelphia, ages 15 and 16, have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy. The assault took place at 7th Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on social media today that he strongly suggests that residents and visitors mask up indoors, “when prudent”. Murphy cites the latest recommendations from the CDC as the reason. Murphy says the state’s vaccination rates are very strong, and New Jersey “crushed the virus repeatedly like no other state in…
Don’t be surprised if students and teachers may be required to wear masks in September. The New Jersey Education Association announced this week that it supports a plan to have teachers and students masked up in September for back to school. The Association is the largest teachers’ union in the Garden State.
New Jersey’s coronavirus cases continue to increase. Wednesday’s report shows 854 new cases of the virus reported over the past 24 hours, with three new deaths. The rate of transmission had a slight uptick as well.
A 72 year old woman was revived on the Ocean City beach this week. NJ.com reports that the woman was face down, unresponsive in waist deep water Tuesday morning when her husband reached out for assistance from lifeguards. The woman was provided CPR and regained her pulse before being transported to a local hospital.
Two people have been charged with illegally selling marijuana out of a smoke shop in Middle Township. Township Police say 40 year old Jamy Lennon and 21 year old Anthony Albano III were both charged after several pounds of pot and thousands of dollars in cash were found at Enlightened Smoke and Specialty Shop in…