New Jersey had over 5,000 coronavirus cases over the weekend. State officials say there were 2,043 new cases on Sunday, along with four new deaths. On Saturday, over 3,000 new cases were announced, the highest one day total since late April.
The Wildwood Public School District has paid out $400,000 in a harassment claim failed by Donna Howard, a high school custodian. The Cape May County Herald reports that the claim was paid over alleged advances by Patrick Quinan, a supervisor at the district. The suit was filed more than two years ago.
Cape May County has 251 cases of resident coronavirus. 29 new cases were added on Saturday, with six being in Lower Township, and six more in. Upper Township. Only Cape May Point and Stone Harbor have no cases of the virus.
18 year old Davion Scarborough of Bridgeton was shot to death Friday night. Authorities say they found his body on Burlington Road Friday shortly before 10:00pm. No suspects are in custody.
Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie says President Trump should concede the election after all of his legal challenges are over. Christie says Trump has the right to pursue legal options, but if they don’t work, the election is over. Christie has been an advisor to the President.
New Jersey reported 3,207 coronavirus cases on Saturday. This is the much-anticipated second wave of the pandemic for which Governor Murphy may make some additional restrictions this week. Murphy says the numbers are going in the “wrong direction”.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has appointed members to a cannabis commission to oversee the sales of recreational pot in the Garden State, approved by voters Tuesday night. Dianna Houenou, a senior advisor to the Governor, will chair the commission. It is estimated that it may take two years to get legal recreational weed sales…
New Jersey reports an additional 2,199 coronvirus cases in New Jersey on Friday. The daily numbers for the virus again top 2,000 as Governor Murphy appears ready to enact some additional restrictions. 13 new deaths were reported Friday.
Cape May County now has 228 cases of resident coronavirus. 23 new resident cases were announced late Thursday afternoon, along with the death of an 89 year old woman from Upper Township. Lower Township now has 50 resident cases of the virus.
The United States Coast Guard rescued two people who were on board a fishing boat that caught fire Thursday near Barnegat. The “Reel E Bugging” caught fire and the crew notified the Coast Guard it required immediate assistance. Both fishermen were rescued from a life raft and taken ashore.