Cape May County reports 12 new coronavirus cases Thursday. Three of the new cases are in Ocean City. There are only three non-resident coronavirus cases in the County. No additional deaths were reported.
State lawmakers have sent a new law to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy that would eliminate many single use plastic and paper bags in the Garden State. Plastic straws would only be available in restaurants upon request. Some local towns, including Avalon and Stone Harbor, have been years ahead of the state on the…
An 82 year old female pedestrian was killed during a motor vehicle accident Wednesday night on Fairton Road in Millville. Police say the victim was struck by a car driven by a 59 year old man who remained at the scene of the accident. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene; the investigation continues.
New Jersey reported an additional 588 cases of coronavirus Thursday. Ten additional deaths were also reported by the state. There have been over 201,000 cases of the virus in the Garden State during the pandemic.
Cape May County officials announced Thursday that the County has maintained its Aa1 bond rating from Moody’s. Part of the reason why the bond rating was maintained is the strong demand for property in coastal communities. The County maintained a $24 million surplus this year.
Avalon officials received a glowing report on its successful Dune Vegetation Management Program. Consultant Joseph Lomax reported to Council that the implementation of a state grant to thin out invasive Japanese Black Pine trees in the dunes has worked, and native vegetation has grown in its place. A few years ago the Borough implemented a…
High school football practices are well underway, and Coastal Broadcasting Systems has announced its broadcast schedule for the 2020 season. The first game will be next Friday, October 2nd as Pitman visits Wildwood. Brian Cunniff and Buddy Tarbotton will provide the coverage. This is the 16th consecutive year of high school football coverage on WCZT…
Middle Township will be holding a public land sale on October 28th. According to a post on the municipal website, the parcels of land will be sold via auction to the highest bidder with minimum bids established for the properties. Minimum bids range from as low as $7600 to as high as $83,400.
A candidates’ forum will be held next Tuesday in Cape May. The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May will be sponsoring the forum which will be held at Congress Hall starting at 6:00pm; it will also be streamed online. Residents can submit questions to the candidates in advance of the forum.
Atlantic City Police have charged a 17 year old male in connection with a shooting and robbery that took place on Wednesday. Police say the teenager is from Vineland, and the shooting victim suffered a graze wound. The teen was also found to be in possession of 17 grams of pot.