GOING WAY DOWN: COUNTY REPORTS GOOD NUMBERS WITH CORONAVIRUS CASES

Cape May County has nothing but good news when it comes to the coronavirus.  The County says over the past week, there have been only 19 reported cases of coronavirus in County residents; back on May 8th, there were 24 cases reported in one day.  The last death in Cape May County was reported last …

The post GOING WAY DOWN: COUNTY REPORTS GOOD NUMBERS WITH CORONAVIRUS CASES appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

CAPE MAY COUNTY UPDATING HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

Cape May County is in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan.  County officials announced that this is a comprehensive effort involving members of both the public and private sectors.  New threats to the region will be placed in this year’s plan.  It’s an effort led by the Cape May County Department of Emergency …

The post CAPE MAY COUNTY UPDATING HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

STATES ADDED, DROPPED FROM NEW JERSEY’S MANDATORY QUARANTINE LIST

New Jersey added, and dropped, some states from the list where a mandatory quarantine is required.  New Jersey dropped Ohio, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Alaska, and Washington, and then added Hawaii, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Visitors from the quarantine state list are asked to voluntarily stay put for 14 days upon arrival …

The post STATES ADDED, DROPPED FROM NEW JERSEY’S MANDATORY QUARANTINE LIST appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY MAN SHOT, KILLED BY POLICE IN VENTNOR

State officials have identified the man who was shot and killed by police in Ventnor last week.  Authorities say the decedent is 30 year old Amir Johnson of Wilkes Barre, PA.  Johnson allegedly approached officers in a threatening manner with a glass bottle and he was shot to death.  The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office …

The post AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY MAN SHOT, KILLED BY POLICE IN VENTNOR appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

VAN DREW: “MURPHY DOING HIS BEST TO MAKE LIFE MORE PAINFUL FOR PEOPLE”

Congressman Jeff Van Drew says Governor Phil Murphy is doing his best to make life more painful for people in South Jersey.  Van Drew blasted the state’s decision to close Fort Mott in Salem County.  Van Drew says the only way to access the Finns Point National Cemetery is to drive through Fort Mott.  Fort …

The post VAN DREW: “MURPHY DOING HIS BEST TO MAKE LIFE MORE PAINFUL FOR PEOPLE” appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

SOME LAWMAKERS SAYING NEW JERSEY IS NOT READY TO OPEN SCHOOLS

Some New Jersey lawmakers are now publicly questioning Governor Phil Murphy’s insistence that students attend schools this fall.  Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt is from Murphy’s own party and a member of the Assembly Education Committee.  Lampitt says quote “it is becoming more and more apparent that schools throughout our state are not sufficiently prepared to safety …

The post SOME LAWMAKERS SAYING NEW JERSEY IS NOT READY TO OPEN SCHOOLS appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION PUTS FORMS ONLINE PRIOR TO VISIT

Here’s a bright idea:  Put some forms online that can be filled out prior to visiting a busy office.  The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced this week that it has finally placed some standard forms online so customers can fill them out instead of getting to the office and receiving a blank form.  The …

The post MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION PUTS FORMS ONLINE PRIOR TO VISIT appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.