Wildwood Catholic advanced to the South Jersey Non Public B championship basketball game Saturday by defeating Mater Dei, 79-52. The Crusaders will now play Rutgers Prep for the championship Wednesday afternoon at 5:00pm. Rutgers Prep is 27-1 and the top seed in the bracket. Martin Angeulov scored his 1,000th career point in the victory.
Cape May will hold a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss a new, proposed public safety building. The meeting will be held at 6:00pm at the Cape May Convention Hall. A presentation on the building, along with a discussion of its costs, will be presented to city residents.
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has created a liaison between law enforcement and the LGBTQ community. County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced that Lt. Joseph Landis will be the official liaison for the County. Sutherland says the new position was created in part due to the increase in bias crimes in the State.
There will be two more overnight closures of the Ingrams Thorofare Bridge on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township. The County announced that weather permitting, the bridge will be closed on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights, starting at 7 o’clock. The bridge is undergoing a major rehabilitation.
The Cape May City Council has created a new Municipal Taxation and Revenue Committee. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that the committee is advisory in nature, and was created via resolution at the March 3rd council meeting.
Wildwood’s girls basketball team is headed to its third South Jersey final in four years. Wildwood knocked off Palmyra Friday 37-23. That sets up a date at home vs. Woodbury for the South Jersey Group I title Tuesday at 5:30pm. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage at CoastSportsToday.com.
Millville Police say a 24 year old man was shot in both of his legs Thursday night. The shooting took place on West Powell Street. There are no suspects in custody and the incident remains an active investigation.
Coronavirus has come as far south in New Jersey to Camden County. A man in his 60s came down with the virus and is being treated at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. The Camden County Health Department says the risk of the virus to the general population remains very low.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says he’s “on the mend” following surgery earlier this week to remove a tumor from his kidney. Murphy had announced that the tumor was likely cancerous and he would be operated on at a New York City hospital on Tuesday. Murphy is expected to make a full recovery.
A lobster roll store will open on the Wildwood boardwalk this year. NJ Advance Media has confirmed that Quincy’s Original Lobster Rolls will occupy a store front for the summer. It will be located at 3000 Boardwalk.