Fire budgets were approved last weekend in Middle, Lower, Upper, and Dennis townships. Voters also approved the construction of a new firehouse in Goshen by a scant 15 votes.
It’s another Tri County Classic Division championship for the Wildwood boys basketball team. Wildwood knocked off Gloucester Catholic at home Tuesday night, 68-59 to win the title. Wildwood improves to 16-6 overall; it’s their third division title in four years. For more, including video, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.
The Wildwood girls’ basketball team did not have its best night Tuesday, and despite a loss, still managed a tie for a division title. Wildwood was drubbed by Gloucester Catholic, 56-35, yet the two teams tied for the Tri County Classic Division championship. For more on this story, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.
If you ever wanted to own your own island in Cape May County, now you can. NJ.com reports that the so-called “No Man’s Island” near West Wildwood is for sale for $200,000. The island is 19 acres in size and is completely undeveloped. It’s owned by an investor from Queens, New York.
Assemblyman Erik Simonsen has negotiated for a New Jersey Transit bus stop to be located near the Cape May Airport, on Hornet Road. Simonsen announced that the new bus stop will be in effect by June. He and Lower Township Councilman Tom Conrad asked for the bus stop to be added.
The Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township will not close overnight Thursday, as anticipated. The contractor doing work on the bridge will instead close it during the overnight hours next Monday, into early Tuesday morning. The bridge is undergoing a major, two year rehabilitation project.
A Jitney that was stolen Sunday in Atlantic City was recovered on Tuesday. NJ.com reports that the Jitney was stolen in Ducktown Sunday night and was spotted a few blocks away Tuesday morning. Jitneys operate around the clock in Atlantic City and are owned by independent contractors.
A 28 year old Millville man has been charged with conducting illegal business practices at an auto body shop he operates in South Jersey. The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office says 28 year old Ramon Torres IV has been charged with seven counts of theft by deception and other offenses. He owns ASAP Autoworx in…
Tuesday marks the 26th anniversary of the murder of Lower Township Police Officer David Douglass. Douglass lost his life in the line of duty while he exchanged gunfire with a suspect who burglarized a home and then set it on fire in North Cape May. Flags at Township Hall and the Police Department will fly…
Brian Hindle has resigned as the head football coach at Lower Cape May Regional High School. CoastSportsToday.com was the first to report that Hindle has resigned, leaving a vacancy at the top position. Lower Cape May won a dozen games at the helm of the Caper Tiger program. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage on…