HAPPY CAMPERS: TRANSIENTS MAY VISIT CAMPGROUNDS IN NEW JERSEY

Campgrounds are open for business immediately in New Jersey.  Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order Friday that allows campgrounds to open for transients.  Social distancing guidelines are in effect.  The new order also allows outdoor gatherings of up 25 people, but does not open the door for outside dining, nor outside graduations.  Both …

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LOCAL BEACHES OPEN UP FOR BUSINESS AS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ARRIVES

Local beaches are open for business as Memorial Day weekend arrives at the Jersey Shore.  Cloudy and cool weather will begin the weekend, and many motels and hotels at the Jersey Cape remain closed for the weekend, along with indoor seating at restaurants and bars.  Curbside pickup for retail is allowable this weekend.  Some towns …

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GOVERNOR APPROVES VOLUNTARY FURLOUGH PROGRAM IN ORDER TO AVOID LAYOFFS

Governor Phil Murphy has signed a law that creates a voluntary furlough program in order to avoid layoffs in state government.  Murphy signed the plan as the state is billions of dollars in the red and tax revenue drops due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Murphy has warned of major layoffs unless loans or a federal …

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NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS EAST OF GEORGE REDDING BRIDGE IN WILDWOOD

There are some new traffic patterns in place east of the George Redding Bridge in Wildwood for the holiday weekend due to an ongoing construction project.  The County announced that new traffic lights have not yet been installed at two intersections, and there is now a center turning lane.  Park Boulevard will be closed to …

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FIRST OCEAN RESCUE OF THE WEEKEND: DOLPHIN SAVED BY BYSTANDER, COAST GUARD IN SEA ISLE

The first ocean rescue of the holiday weekend was a dolphin Thursday in Sea Isle City.  Someone saw the dolphin struggled and continued to keep it wet until the United States Coast Guard was able to arrive.  The Guard teamed up with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center to save the dolphin who became stuck during …

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