The man who set a high standard for public relations efforts in local municipalities has passed away at the age of 89. Ocean City’s Mark Soifer died over the weekend at home. He retired from his position five years ago and left behind a legacy of quirky and fun public relations initiatives that are still…
North Wildwood Police have released a photo of a male who is wanted in connection with an assault on the city’s boardwalk early Monday morning. Police say the assault took place at 17th Street and the boardwalk around 2:00am Monday. If anyone has information about the suspect, they are asked to contact city police.
Schools can make decisions about mandatory masks for students during the last weeks of school when it gets really hot. Governor Murphy announced today that schools can make best choices to protect the health of their students during extremely hot weather. New Jersey is now officially in a heat wave as temperatures have exceeded 90…
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.