RETAIL HELL: VAN HEUSEN, IZOD CLOSING; WALMART TO REQUIRE MASKS OR NO ENTRY

All Izod and Van Heusen stores are going out of business.  All of the stores will be shuttered before the end of next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the parent company for Walmart says as of next Monday, there will be a strict “no mask, no entry” policy at stores.  In New Jersey, …

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PHILLY AUTO MECHANIC SAVES DISTRESSED SWIMMER IN WILDWOOD

An auto mechanic from Philadelphia helped save a swimmer in distress who was off the Baker Avenue beach in Wildwood Monday evening.  Tyree Ward entered the water and conducted an effective rescue of the woman prior to the arrival of first responders.  Ward was thanked by numerous first responders in Wildwood. Photo courtesy Wildwood Fire …

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MURPHY: TIME TO LEGALIZE WEED AND GET A BUZZ OFF THE REVENUE

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says now is the time for the state to legalize marijuana, and take advantage of the revenue.  Murphy told a broadcast show that legalizing pot is “incredibly smart”, and New Jersey is not inventing pot, it already exists.  The State may borrow up to $10 billion just to pay its …

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ASSEMBLYMAN SIMONSEN CALLS FOR OPENING OF BOAT RAMPS

New Jersey Assemblyman Erik Simonsen is calling for the opening of 40 boat ramps and other facilities at the state’s wildlife management areas.  Simonsen issued a press release calling for the state to open these boat ramps, saying recreational and commercial fishermen will both be impacted by their closure.  That closure is expected to continue …

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NORTH WILDWOOD MAYOR RESPONDS TO BEACH ISSUE, BLASTS STATE AND FEDS

North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello has come out swinging in a dispute over the city’s emergency work on its beachfront.  Rosenello issued a press statement Tuesday afternoon saying state and federal officials have repeatedly missed deadlines and failed to construct a mandated shore protection project.  North Wildwood was called out by the NJDEP commissioner for …

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