One person is dead following the crash of a dump truck on the Garden State Parkway in Egg Harbor Township. NJ.com reports that the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of the Parkway Wednesday afternoon. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene; no other vehicles were involved in the accident.
Cape May County reported 91 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. County officials say there were 35 new cases in Middle Township. Only Cape May Point, Sea Isle City, and West Wildwood reported no new cases on Wednesday.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is calling Wednesday’s protests at the United States Capitol Building “unacceptable, un-American, and disrespectful to democracy”. Van Drew issued a statement on social media late Wednesday afternoon after mobs came into the Capitol to disrupt the certification of votes for President-elect Joe Biden. Van Drew has asked President Trump to reach…
New Jersey State Police are providing support to law enforcement in Washington, DC. Governor Murphy deployed the troops on Wednesday at the request of officials in the nation’s capital. Murphy will also send National Guard troops, if necessary.
The new Cape May County Commission will have a swearing in ceremony this afternoon. Incumbents Will Morey and Jeffrey Pierson will take their respective oaths of office. The former freeholder board will now be known as the County Commission. The event begins at 5:00pm.
Marty Small will be sworn in as Mayor of Atlantic City this afternoon. Small is expected to be sworn in virtually by Governor Murphy during an official ceremony to begin at 4:00pm.
New Jersey can confirm another 104 deaths from coroanvirus. The statistics were released during a briefing held Wednesday afternoon. There are over 3,700 people hospitalized with the virus. Over 137,000 people have received vaccinations.
A commercial kitchen fire in a structure Monday evening in West Cape May drew a response from local fire companies. The fire was contained to the kitchen and fire units from West Cape May and Cape May responded. There were no injuries. Information and photo courtesy of Cape May Firefighters social media page.
The two bodies found inside a home in Lower Township this week are allegedly victims of a murder-suicide. Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced today that it appears that 45 year old Rick Ryan fatally shot his wife, 39 year old Kristin Ryan, before turning the gun on himself. The event took place inside…
Former Middle Township mayor Mike Voll has a new home. Voll has been named as the new city manager in Cape May. Cape May has made some significant changes in personnel, including a new engineering firm and a new city solicitor. The government in Cape May officially reorganized last week.