Car dealer Gabe Staino has dropped out of the race for a vacant seat on the Ocean City council. Staino learned he would not meet the residency requirements and pulled out of the race on Tuesday. Staino moved to Ocean City last June, leaving him one month short of the residency required.
Joe Biden is coming to New Jersey with his hand out for campaign cash. The former vice president will appear in Montclair on March 20th. Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to be a host of the event.
Rutgers University is telling students to stay home after spring break. The University says students will take online classes at least through April 2nd, maybe longer, due to fears of the coronavirus.
New Jersey has reported its first death from coronavirus. State health officials report that a 69 year old man from Bergen County has died from the virus. The number of reported cases in the Garden State is now up to 15. There are 31 other tests still pending in a state lab.
The Cape May County Department of Health is advising all County high schools to cancel any planned trips by sports teams this spring due to concerns about coronavirus. CoastSportsToday.com reports that the advice was recently provided by the Department. Some schools in our area have sports trips out of state planned for this spring. We’ll…
New Jersey officials are telling people to have two weeks’ worth of food at the ready, just in case they have to self-quarantine for the coronavirus. Officials updated residents Monday night, saying 11 people have the virus in New Jersey. If anyone is to be quarantined in the future, they will be told to not…
An outstanding season for the Middle Township girls basketball team came to an end Monday night. Manchester Township defeated Middle Township in the South Jersey Group II championship game, 52-39. Kate Herlihy topped the Lady Panthers in scoring with 13 points. Destiny Adams scored 21 points for Manchester.
Governor Phil Murphy has put New Jersey under a state of emergency for the coronavirus. The emergency declaration means that the state will now have more resources to respond to the outbreak. Financial assistance will now be coming from the federal government, with control of the situation to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
Wildwood Crest will hold a public discussion on March 28th regarding some planned improvements for the downtown business district along New Jersey Avenue. The meeting will be held at the Wildwood Crest Volunteer Fire Company #1 at 11:00am. Wildwood Crest is looking at different opportunities that would spurn investment.
Cape May County Freeholder Director Gerry Thornton is expected to deliver his State of the County address on March 19th. The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce announced that Thornton will deliver his remarks during a chamber luncheon at Icona/Avalon.