Ocean City officials are reacting to a recent issue involving unruly, large groups of teenagers. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that there was an incident involving the assault of female juveniles over the weekend. Suspects have been taken into custody. The city’s police department will increase the presence of officers assigned, issue summonses for reckless and…
It’s the end of the line for the Bobby Flay Steakhouse at the Borgata in Atlantic City. The casino announced Monday that the restaurant will close at the end of June, according to a report on NJ.com. A new restaurant will occupy the same footprint of the current Bobby Flay’s.
A republican lawmaker in Trenton has introduced a bill that would prohibit the creation of so-called “vaccination passports” that provide special liberties to those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The passports would be prohibited by both public entities and private businesses.
New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal has issued a directive to law enforcement personnel that instructs prosecutors to waive the mandatory minimum prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. The new directive deals with current and past cases. Governor Phil Murphy says “we cannot ignore the unjust and racially disparate impact” of these mandatory sentences.
Individuals who are unsure about their gender will be able to check off “Gender X” on their motor vehicle documents. The state announced today that the “Gender X” will be an option, along with male or female. It is also an option for those who do not wish to disclose their gender on their official…
One of the items at a weekend yard sale in Lower Township? A hand grenade. Township Police report that a hand grenade was found at a yard sale on Shore Drive on Saturday. The area of the yard sale was evacuated, and the grenade was safely secured by the Atlantic City Bomb Squad.
Cape May County reported only 11 new coronavirus cases on Sunday. Avalon and Cape May Point currently have zero community cases of the virus. Five of the new cases are in Lower Township.
Lower Township Police have announced a road advisory, telling drivers to avoid the area of Sunnyside Drive and Fieldview Drive for road work that is ongoing. Police say there are repairs underway to the roadway at Sunnyside and Town Bank Road.
New Jersey reported lower cases of coronavirus on Sunday, and 13 new deaths. There were 2,765 new cases of the virus reported Sunday. More than one out of every three adults in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy extended the public health emergency by another 30 days. By law, Murphy has to extend the emergency or it automatically expires. The emergency has been in effect since early last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.