New Jersey State Senator Mike Testa has sponsored a bill that would put all of the state’s hotel and motel occupancy taxes towards tourism promotion, arts, and history. That fund generated $112 million in 2019. This would increase the funding to travel and tourism to nearly 32 percent of the overall allocation.
New Jersey confirmed 42 additional deaths Thursday from coronavirus. State officials say there were 2,605 new positive cases. Over 2.25 million vaccines have been handed out in the Garden State.
It’s an unfortunate end to the Wildwood Catholic boys’ basketball season. The season is now over after reported issues with Covid-19. The Crusaders played only five games this season, and won three of them. They have not played since February 9th. This was first reported by CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff.
The Wildwood boys basketball team advanced to the championship game in the Tri County Conference in thrilling fashion Wednesday night. In a game broadcast live on WCZT, Wildwood knocked off Timber Creek, 60-56. Wildwood will take on Overbrook Friday night for the conference title; Overbrook had an upset win over Deptford. Friday’s game tips off…
Gasoline prices in Cape May County are now $2.91 per gallon. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that represents a nine cent increase from just one week ago. Today, our area’s gas prices are the highest in the State and a nickle higher than the state average.
A 92 year old man is the latest local fatality from coronavirus. County officials say there were 33 new positive cases reported on Wednesday. The County’s rate of transmission remains below one.
Utilities are prohibited from shutting off your service due to lack of payment courtesy of coronavirus. State officials announced Wednesday that the moratorium on utility shutoffs has now been extended through June 30th. If customers cannot pay their bills due to the virus, service cannot be shut off.
Indoor wedding reception attendance is now at 35 percent capacity, or 150 people, whichever number is less. Governor Murphy announced a slight relaxation in the regulations for indoor wedding receptions. Outdoor receptions are capped at 150 people.
Governor Phil Murphy confirmed that sleepaway camps are approved for the summer season. Murphy says he made the announcement today due to the advance planning that is needed for the camps to operate.
The Wildwood Catholic boys and girls basketball teams have announced plans to close out their seasons following a brush with Covid-19 quarantine. The boys’ team will host St. Joseph’s Thursday, and then visit Mainland on Friday. The Lady Crusaders will visit Winslow Township Friday, and close out the season Saturday against Life Center Academy. The…