Camp fires and coal fires are now off limits in many parts of the state due to dry conditions, low humidity, and two recent forest fires in South Jersey. State officials and some local campgrounds have enacted the fire bans for the time being. Charcoal fires and agricultural burning is now prohibited in Cape May…
Wildwood is conducting some milling and paving operations on various streets this week. City officials announced that portions of Pacific, Park, Burke, and Atlantic avenues are getting the work done this week. Detours are posted in some locations.
Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is expected to worth in excess a half billion dollars..that’s right, billion with a “b”. There were no winners in Tuesday night’s drawing, which means the next jackpot will be worth an estimated $515 million. This would be the 18th largest lottery jackpot in United States history.
Atlantic City Police say a 29 year old man is charged with firing a shot through the storm door of a residence and then handing the weapon to a woman. Police have charged Sean Lowney with the crime that took place early Monday morning on Ohio Avenue. The loaded handgun was found in the woman’s…
3.9 million people in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated against coronavirus. New figures released by the State show over 8 million doses of the virus have been administered. New Jersey continues with the requirement that masks must be worn indoors.
The Philadelphia Eagles made a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday. The Eagles acquired cornerback Josiah Scott and in return, they give up a sixth round draft choice in 2023 along with cornerback Jameson Houston. The trade was reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on his social media account.
Masks are no longer required for high school athletes who play outdoor sports. The NJSIAA sent a memo to schools today that the outdoor mask mandate is over effective immediately. Spectators and coaches no longer need to wear masks either.
There were only 570 cases of coronavirus reported in New Jersey over the past 24 hours. State officials report 24 deaths. On Wednesday, the State is prepared to relax many requirements, including no limits on outdoor gatherings.
The County announced that the reconstruction of the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge is nearing completion. The bridge is located on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township and as of next Thursday, the bridge will again be open to full traffic moving forward. Deck sealing is being placed on the bridge today.
A large forest fire in the Bass River State Forest that charred over 600 acres is now largely contained. Fire officials say homes are no longer threatened by the fire that started out Sunday morning east of the Garden State Parkway. All roads in the area have been reopened.